Michigan St Spartans versus Georgia Bulldogs Outback Bowl Betting Preview

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Two 10-3 college football teams meet in the Outback Bowl as the Michigan St Spartans out of the Big Ten conference will face the Georgia Bulldogs from the SEC conference from college football on January 2nd.

The Spartans and Bulldogs will kick off the Outback Bowl from Tampa Bay at 1PM Eastern Time and its ABC providing the national television broadcast.

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It is the Georgia Bulldogs currently lined as a -3 point betting favorite with the total coming in at 50 points.

College football bettors playing on the favored Georgia Bulldogs will lay -160 odds.

A money line bet on the underdog Michigan St Spartans at Oddsmaker will return +140 odds to your pocket.

The Outback bowl features two teams who dropped their conference championship games denying them a spot in a BCS bowl.

Michigan St was the most competitive of the two in their conference championship game as they fought toe to toe with the Wisconsin Badgers before falling 42-39 as a +9 ½ point underdog.

When you look at the stats you find two very good rushing defenses as the Spartans allow 2.9 yards a carry and the Bulldogs 3.4 yards a carry.

One might believe that Georgia an SEC school would have the tougher schedule but take note that the Bulldogs did not play Arkansas or Alabama on the year.

They dropped a 42-10 decision to LSU in the SEC title game and lost to Boise St in the non -conference in week one by the score of 35-21 as a +3 point underdog.

Bulldogs sophomore quarterback Aaron Murray hit on 58.8% of his passes with 33 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

Running back Isaiah Crowell led the team on the ground with 847 rushing yardage with 4.7 yards a carry.

Senior quarterback Kirk Cousins completed nearly 65% of his passes for Michigan St with 24 touchdowns and 7 picks.

Le’Veon Bell led the Spartans with 900 rushing yards and 5.5 yards a carry.

Notable wins by Michigan St came against Michigan by 14 points and a 6 point home win to Wisconsin by a last second Hail Mary completed touchdown pass by Kirk Cousins.

They have a bad loss at Notre Dame by the score of 31-13 and were crushed at Nebraska by the score of 24-3.

When the Spartans faced their best defensive team on their schedule they scored just 10 points at Ohio St.

The game is trending to the side of Michigan St as the Spartans have covered four straight games and eight of their past ten games.

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