Maryland vs. Michigan State Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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Big Ten opponents will do battle when the Maryland Terrapins (3-1) battle the Michigan State Spartans (2-2) at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium in College Park, Maryland.

Maryland vs. Michigan State Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Maryland as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Maryland has -289 odds to pick up the win, while Michigan State is listed at +231 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 58 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Maryland vs. Michigan State Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
  • Location: College Park, Maryland
  • Stadium: Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium

Betting Preview


Maryland is averaging 474.8 yards per game on offense (31st in the FBS), and rank 99th on the other side of the ball, yielding 409.8 yards allowed per game. Maryland is averaging 37.0 points per game on offense, which ranks them 37th in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, the defense ranks 58th, allowing 23.0 points per game. Maryland sports the 98th-ranked defense this season in terms of passing yards (260.3 allowed per game), and has been more effective on offense, ranking 22nd-best with 301.0 passing yards per game. Maryland ranks 58th in run offense (173.8 rushing yards per game) and 77th in run defense (149.5 rushing yards allowed per game) this season. Maryland is putting up a 44.9% third-down conversion rate on offense (47th in the FBS), and ranks 67th defensively with a 37.3% third-down percentage allowed. Maryland owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football at -3, forcing four turnovers (99th in the FBS) while turning it over seven times (86th in the FBS).

Michigan State

From an offensive standpoint, Michigan State is posting 382.8 total yards per game (86th-ranked). It ranks 84th in the FBS defensively (392.5 total yards surrendered per game). Michigan State ranks 71st in the FBS with 30.5 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 52nd with 21.5 points given up per contest on defense. Michigan State is accumulating 248.5 passing yards per game on offense this season (67th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 265.3 passing yards per game (101st-ranked) on defense. Michigan State is posting 134.3 rushing yards per game on offense this season (93rd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 127.3 rushing yards per game (53rd-ranked) on defense. Michigan State has been struggling on third down, ranking 23rd-worst with a 43.3% third-down conversion percentage allowed per game. It has been more effective offensively, compiling a 42.6% third-down rate (55th-ranked). With seven forced turnovers (32nd in the FBS) and eight turnovers committed (100th in the FBS) this season, Michigan State ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -1.

Maryland vs. Michigan State Betting Analysis

Maryland Betting Insights

Maryland has covered the spread in a game three times this season (3-1-0). Maryland has 1-1 ATS when playing as at least 7.5-point favorites. This season, Maryland games have hit the over once. The Terrapins have won all three of the games they have been listed as the moneyline favorite this season. The Terrapins have played as a moneyline favorite of -289 or shorter in only two games this season, and they won both.

Spartans Betting Insights

Michigan State has covered the spread in a matchup two times this season (2-2-0). Games involving Michigan State has hit the over once this season. The Spartans have lost both games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Spartans have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +231.

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Maryland vs. Michigan State Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 67.1 69.0 65.3
Implied Total AVG 42.8 41.5 44.0
ATS Record 3-1-0 1-1-0 2-0-0
Over/Under Record 1-3-0 0-2-0 1-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-0 2-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 54.4 53.7 56.5
Implied Total AVG 35.3 37.0 30.0
ATS Record 2-2-0 2-1-0 0-1-0
Over/Under Record 1-3-0 0-3-0 1-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 2-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-2 0-1 0-1

Players to Watch


  • Beau Brade has hit the gridiron for four games, recording 1.0 TFL, 27 tackles, and one interception for the Terrapins.
  • Jaishawn Barham has hit the gridiron for four games, totaling 22 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack for the Terrapins.
  • With 17 tackles and 1.0 TFL in four games, Ahmad McCullough has been a key part of the Terrapins’ defensive unit in 2022.
  • A big piece of the Terrapins’ defense, Dante Trader Jr. has one interception to go with 17 tackles and one pass defended in four games.


  • Jacoby Windmon has been wreaking havoc on defense, registering 19 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 5.5 sacks for the Spartans.
  • On defense, Kendell Brooks has helped lead the charge with 36 tackles in four games.
  • Cal Haladay has been wreaking havoc on defense, delivering 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL and 29 tackles for the Spartans.
  • With 32 tackles and 1.0 TFL in four games, Angelo Grose has been making a big difference on defense for the Spartans.

Maryland vs. Michigan State Predictions and Pick

Maryland vs. Michigan State betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Terrapins (-7.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (58)

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Our pick to win this game is Maryland, and we predict that Maryland will cover the spread (Maryland -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 58 points.


Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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