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Michigan vs. Michigan State odds, line: 2023 college football picks, Week 8 predictions by proven model

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The second-ranked Michigan Wolverines attempt to set a school record for consecutive conference victories when they visit the Michigan State Spartans in a Big Ten showdown on Saturday. Michigan (7-0, 4-0) has won 19 straight games against conference rivals, matching the club mark set from 1990-92, after cruising past Indiana 52-7 last week. The Spartans (2-4, 0-3) saw their losing streak reach four games with a 27-24 setback at Rutgers last time out but have won 10 of their last 15 matchups against the Wolverines.

Kickoff at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET. The Wolverines are 24.5-point favorites in the latest Michigan vs. Michigan State odds, while the over/under for total points scored is 46. Before making any Michigan State vs. Michigan picks, you need to see the college football predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Since its inception, it has generated a stunning profit of more than $2,000 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Michigan vs. Michigan State and just revealed its picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine to see the model’s CFB picks. Here are several college football odds and trends for Michigan State vs. Michigan: 

  • Michigan vs. Michigan State spread: Wolverines -24.5
  • Michigan vs. Michigan State over/under: 46 points
  • Michigan vs. Michigan State money line: Wolverines -3636, Spartans +1351
  • MICH: The Wolverines are 17-5-1 against the spread in their last 23 conference games
  • MSU: The Spartans are 13-2 ATS in their last 15 meetings with the Wolverines
  • Michigan vs. Michigan State picks: See picks at SportsLine 
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Why Michigan can cover

The Wolverines have won 23 consecutive overall regular-season games, with their last defeat being a 37-33 setback at Michigan State on Oct. 30, 2021, and eight straight on the road. Each of their seven victories this year have been by 24 or more points, and they’ve scored at least 30 in each triumph to extend their streak to a school-record 10 games. Last week’s rout marked the third straight contest in which the team has produced a minimum of 45 points.

Quarterback J.J. McCarthy completed 14-of-17 pass attempts against Indiana for 222 yards and three touchdowns while going without an interception for the fourth straight time and sixth in seven games this season. The junior has been very accurate with his passes as he ranks second in the nation with a 78.2 completion percentage. Sophomore tight end Colston Loveland hauled in three passes for a career-high 80 yards versus the Hoosiers and had a TD reception for the second consecutive week to match his total from last season. See which team to pick here.

Why Michigan State can cover

The Spartans were encouraged by the play of quarterback Katin Houser, who made his first career start in last week’s 27-24 loss at Rutgers. The redshirt freshman had a hand in all three of Michigan State’s touchdowns, throwing for two while running for another. Houser led the team to its first opening-drive TD of the season in the setback as he connected with senior wide receiver Montorie Foster Jr. for a 13-yard touchdown midway through the first quarter.

Michigan State’s ground attack is led by Nate Carter, who has gained 529 yards on 113 carries. The redshirt sophomore, who is in his first season with the Spartans after spending two at UConn, is fourth in the Big Ten with an average of 88.2 rushing yards and has posted a career-high three 100-yard performances. Carter became the first Spartan to score three touchdowns in a quarter since Jehuu Caulcrick in 2007 when he accomplished the feat in the third quarter of the team’s 45-14 victory against Richmond on Sept. 9. See which team to pick here.

How to make Michigan vs. Michigan State picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning Over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 55 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits more than 50% of the time. You can only see the model’s pick at SportsLine. 

So who wins Michigan vs. Michigan State, and which side of the spread hits more than 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Michigan State vs. Michigan spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has notched a profit of more than $2,000 on its top-rated college football spread picks, and find out. 

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