Free College Football Picks Today: Michigan State Spartans vs Indiana Hoosiers 11/19/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Michigan State Spartans vs Indiana Hoosiers 11/19/22
Sat 19th November 2022

The Indiana University Hoosiers (3-7, 1-6 Big 10) will be looking to halt their losing run when they travel to take on the Michigan State University Spartans (5-5, 3-4 Big 10) at Spartan Stadium on Saturday. The Spartans are 10.5-point favorites, and the total is 48.Indiana is coming off a one-sided 56-14 loss to No. 2 Ohio State at Ohio Stadium last Saturday, their seventh straight defeat.

Dexter Williams II threw for 107 yards and two touchdowns. He also ran 16 times for 46 yards. Andison Coby caught one pass for 49 yards. Michigan State beat Rutgers 27-21 at Spartan Stadium last Saturday. Payton Thorne was 19 of 35 for 256 yards and two touchdowns. Jalen Berger carried 16 times for 85 yards and a touchdown. Jayden Reed also scored once. He caught four receptions for 90 yards.


The Spartans won the only game between the teams last season, a 20-15 victory in October. Payton Thorne threw one touchdown for Michigan State.


The Hoosiers are averaging 22.4 points per game for the season, 102nd in FBS, and they are facing a Spartans defense that has surrendered 25.5 PPG (60th). Meanwhile, Michigan State has scored 24.6 points a game this season, 90th in the nation, and Indiana is allowing 34.6 PPG (120th).

The Hoosiers rank as one of the nation’s worst teams in rushing yards per game (85.8, 127th), while they are 61st in passing yards (237.2). The Spartans are 105th in passing yards allowed per game (257.4) and 97th against the run (172.6).

Michigan State has been one of the country’s least successful rushing teams, averaging 108.9 yards per game (115th), while ranking 64th in passing yards (235.3). The Hoosiers are allowing 270.2 passing yards (115th) and 176.1 rushing yards per game (99th).


Through nine games, Connor Bazelak has thrown for 12 touchdowns (9 INT) and 234.6 yards per game to lead Indiana in passing. In four away games this season, he has three TDs (4 INT) and an average of 181.2 yards passing. Shaun Shivers leads the team in rushing with an average of 41.9 yards a game over 10 games.

He has four touchdowns on the ground. Cam Camper is the Hoosiers’ leading receiver with 81.3 yards a game and two TDs. Payton Thorne has 16 passing touchdowns (9 INT) with 215.2 yards per game through 10 games to lead Michigan State. In six home games this season, he has thrown for nine TDs (6 INT) and an average of 201.8 yards.

Jalen Berger has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 55.0 yards a game through 10 games. He has six touchdowns. Keon Coleman has been a key target in the Spartans’ aerial attack. He has six touchdowns and a 60.0 yard per game average through 10 appearances.


Indiana is winless away from Memorial Stadium this season in four games.

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Indiana (+300)

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