Michigan State Spartans vs. Northwestern Wildcats
MSU Spartans (2-1/0-0) vs Northwestern Wildcats (1-1/0-0)
Ryan Field, Evanston, IL
Line: MSU by 8-1/2? They're smoking dope in Vegas
Sagarin Ratings: MSU #15, Northwestern #57
In East Lansing, John L. Smith has returned to overthink the offense. Why play your best running back (Collins) at the most important times? Naaahhh, let's substitute him with someone (Hayward) who can't juke past a dying rhino. Better yet, when we have time, let's run a Chinese fire-drill with time ticking down to kick a field goal.