The South Florida Bulls and the Michigan State Spartans will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Spartan Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Spartans listed as 17½-point favorites versus the Bulls, while the game's total is sitting at 43½.
In their last action, South Florida was a 53-21 loser at home against McNeese State. They failed to cover the 20.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (74) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Michigan State won its last outing, a 26-13 result against Western Michigan on August 30. Michigan State failed to cover in that game as a 28-point favorite, while the 39 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
South Florida: 0-1 SU, 0-1 ATS
Michigan State: 1-0 SU, 0-1 ATS
SOUTH FLORIDA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 2-8
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
MICHIGAN STATE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Florida's last 5 games
South Florida is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
South Florida is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
South Florida is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Michigan State's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Michigan State's last 8 games
Michigan State is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home
Michigan State is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
South Florida home to Florida Atlantic, Saturday, September 14
Michigan State home to Youngstown State, Saturday, September 14