The Northwestern Wildcats take on the Michigan State Spartans in one of the college football games on Saturday, October 15, 2016 start time at 3:30 PM ET, at Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, Michigan.
The Northwestern Wildcats (2-3) defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes, 38-31, week 5. Clay Thorson completed 18 of 30 passes for 164 yards and three touchdowns. In rushing, Justin Jackson ran for 171 yards and a touchdown in 26 carries while Thorson added 11 yards and a touchdown in nine carries. In receiving, Austin Carr posted 73 yards and three touchdowns in six receptions while Andrew Scanlan added 18 yards in a catch.
Offensively, Northwestern football is averaging 224.4 yards in passing and 126.0 yards in rushing. Defensively, Northwestern football is yielding 246.8 yards in passing and 157.8 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.
The Michigan State Spartans (2-3) lost against the BYU Cougars, 31-14, last week. Damion Terry completed 6 of 10 passes for 63 yards. In rushing, Gerald Homes ran for 57 yards and a touchdown in 15 carries while Terry added 29 yards and a touchdown in eight carries. In receiving, Josiah Price posted 29 yards in two receptions while Falton Davis III added 28 yards in a reception.
Offensively, Michigan State football is averaging 213.0 yards in passing and 153.2 yards in rushing. Defensively, Michigan State football is yielding 219.4 yards in passing and 136.4 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.
Northwestern vs Michican State football game schedule:
Date: October 15, 2016
Start Time: 3:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: BTN
Odds and Point Spread: -6.5 Michigan State, 42.5 O/U