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Michigan State at Miami (FL) Picks & Betting Tips – Spartans Could Pull Off Shock Win

  • Michigan State at Miami (FL) tips for Saturday, September 18
  • Matchup gets underway at 12:00 ET at Hard Rock Stadium
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Michigan State at Miami (FL) Picks & Betting Tips


Miami could fail to cover for the third straight game when they host Michigan State.

The Hurricanes are struggling on both sides of the football and only narrowly got their first win last week.

Michigan State are 2-0 and full of confidence. They have an excellent ground game and a tough defense.

We could see the road team spring an upset here, but the safer play is to back them with the points.

  • Miami (FL) are 1-1 so far this season
  • Miami (FL) are 0-2 ATS this season
  • Miami (FL) are 6-6-0 ATS as the home favorite under Manny Diaz
  • Miami (FL) are 5-8-0 ATS after a win under Manny Diaz
  • Miami (FL) are 3-6-0 ATS in non-conference games
  • Michigan State are 1-1 against the spread this season
  • Michigan State covered at Northwestern in Week 1 (+3.0, won by 17)
  • Michigan State are 2-2 ATS against ranked opponents since the start of last season

Head To Head


  • Miami (FL) leads the all-time series 4-0-0
  • Miami (FL) won 26-20 the last time these two teams met in September 1989
  • Teams have not met in Miami since September 1982 (Miami FL won 25-22)

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Michigan State have made a perfect start to the 2020 season with back-to-back victories.

The Spartans ran over Northwestern on the road to win the Big Ten Conference clash 38-21.

They then followed that up with a 42-14 blowout of Youngstown that was over before halftime.

QB Payton Thorne is 30/46 for 465 yards and five touchdowns through two games.

Jayden Reed has been his biggest weapon in the passing game. Reeds has nine catches for 245 yards and a couple of TDs.

The jewel in the offensive crown is Kenneth Walker III. He has already rushed for 321 yards and five TDs off 30 carries.

Miami (FL) Form


Miami are in serious danger of sliding out of the rankings after making a 1-1 start to the season.

The Hurricanes were blown out 44-13 by national champions Alabama on opening night.

They got their first win on the board a week later but needed a couple of Andres Borregales field goals in the fourth quarter to scrape past Appalachian State, 25-23.

The form of D’Eriq King has been surprising. The talented QB has thrown for just 379 yards and one touchdown so far. He has two picks.

Cam’ron Harris leads the team in rushing with 128 yards and a score off 30 carries.

Through the air, Keyshawn Smith has 110 yards off eight catches. Charleston Rambo has 85 off 12.

Defensively they have already given up 753 yards and 67 points. They have only one takeaway so far.

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Verdict

D’Eriq King has looked a shadow of his 2020 self and Miami cannot get anything going.

They are primed for an upset here. We could see Michigan State win or at least cover the one TD spread.

Best Bet: Michigan State +6.5 Spread @-111.11 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Value Bet: Michigan State Moneyline @210 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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24 September 2021

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