If Michigan State is going to beat Michigan this year and keep a hold on the rivalry, it’s going to have to do it as a gigantic underdog.
The Spartans opened as 18.5-point underdogs against the undefeated Wolverines, according to BetOnline.ag. Michigan State has dropped five in a row after a 2-0, but the Spartans would love to play their best when they get visiting Michigan for a 12 p.m. ET kick in East Lansing, Mich.
As for Penn State, the Nittany Lions are a double-digit favorite against Purdue after Penn State stunned Ohio State last night.
Here are the opening lines:
Minnesota at Illinois (12 p.m. ET on Big Ten Network)
Line: None yet posted
Michigan at Michigan State (12 p.m. ET on ESPN)
Line: Michigan -18.5 (moved to -21 by 5 p.m. Sunday)
Penn State at Purdue (12 p.m. ET on ABC)
Line: Penn State -11.5
Maryland at Indiana (3:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU)
Line: Indiana -5
Northwestern at Ohio State (3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN)
Line: Ohio State -23.5
Nebraska at Wisconsin (7 p.m. ET on ESPN)
Line: Wisconsin -6.5 (moved to -7 by 5 p.m. Sunday)