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Why Northwestern will/won’t beat Michigan State

Historically, Sparty has owned Northwestern in football, winning 37 of 57 meetings. However, those days feel like they were centuries ago, with NU riding a three-game win streak over the teams’ last three meetings. Should we expect NU to keep rolling, or for MSU to finally get back to their dominance? As always, we will be giving you some of the reasoning behind each potential result:


The Wildcats may have a two(or even three)-headed monster in the backfield

If Isaiah Bowser and Jesse Brown are healthy (knock on wood), the variety present in Northwestern’s running game could make it stronger than it has been in a couple of seasons.