Minnesota was unable to contain Jeremy Langford on Saturday and the result was a 14-3 Week 14 loss against the Spartans.
Bettors who backed the Spartans were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 17. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 42.5.
Connor Cook completed 10 of 20 pass attempts for 143 yards for the Spartans in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Gophers defense.
David Cobb rushed for 101 yards for Minnesota, while Donnell Kirkwood added 7 yards. Philip Nelson threw for 77 yards for the Golden Gophers, while receivers Drew Wolitarsky and Donovahn Jones had 56 and 47 yards respectively.
Minnesota lost the offensive yardage battle to Michigan State 324-249 yards in Saturday's game. Minnesota had more first downs as that total ended up 17-15.
Michigan State lost the time of possession battle 38:41/21:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.