3rd Quarter Report

Penn State is on the board, but we're still waiting on Michigan State to respond. Penn State has a bit of a cushion as they currently lead Michigan State 28-0. Penn State's offense has been firing on all cylinders thus far, outscoring their total from last Saturday with time still left to play.

Penn State already has seven blowout wins this season, but why stop there? Barring a freak comeback, they will be celebrating another huge victory in the locker room very soon.

Who's Playing

No. 11 Penn State Nittany Lions @ Michigan State Spartans

Current Records: Penn State 9-2, Michigan State 4-7

How To Watch

  • When: Friday, November 24, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Ford Field -- Detroit, Michigan
  • TV: NBC
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Fubo (Try for free) Fubo's holiday offer just kicked off - For a limited time, new subscribers can save $40 on Fubo's Pro, Elite, and Premier plans ($20 off the first and second months)
  • Ticket Cost: $52.00

What to Know

If the oddsmakers' predictions hold true, the near future looks bright for Penn State. The Penn State Nittany Lions and the Michigan State Spartans will face off in a Big Ten East battle at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday at Ford Field. Despite being away, Penn State is looking at a 22.5-point advantage in the spread.

Penn State put the finishing touches on their seventh blowout victory of the season on Saturday. They put the hurt on Rutgers with a sharp 27-6 victory.

Kaytron Allen was the offensive standout of the match as he rushed for 69 yards and two touchdowns.

Meanwhile, Michigan State narrowly escaped with a victory as the team sidled past Indiana 24-21. The victory was just what Michigan State needed coming off of a 38-3 loss in their prior match.

Michigan State's success was the result of a balanced attack that saw several players step up, but Maliq Carr led the charge by picking up 100 receiving yards and two touchdowns. The team also got some help courtesy of Montorie Foster, who picked up 93 receiving yards and a touchdown.

Michigan State was down by four with only four minutes and six seconds left when they drove 75 yards for the winning score. Katin Houser hit Carr from 36 yards out and that was all she wrote.

Penn State's victory bumped their record up to 9-2. As for Michigan State, their victory ended a five-game drought on the road dating back to last season and puts them at 4-7.

Both teams pleased both fans and bettors in their last matches by winning and covering the spread. Looking ahead, the game looks promising for Michigan State, as the team is favored by a full 22.5 points. This contest will be their tenth straight as the underdogs (so far over this stretch they are 4-5 against the spread).

Penn State strolled past Michigan State in their previous matchup back in November of 2022 by a score of 35-16. The rematch might be a little tougher for Penn State since the squad won't have the home-field advantage this time around. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.


Penn State is a big 22.5-point favorite against Michigan State, according to the latest college football odds.

The line has drifted a bit towards the Nittany Lions, as the game opened with the Nittany Lions as a 20-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 43 points.

See college football picks for every single game, including this one, from SportsLine's advanced computer model. Get picks now.

Series History

Michigan State and Penn State both have 4 wins in their last 8 games.

  • Nov 26, 2022 - Penn State 35 vs. Michigan State 16
  • Nov 27, 2021 - Michigan State 30 vs. Penn State 27
  • Dec 12, 2020 - Penn State 39 vs. Michigan State 24
  • Oct 26, 2019 - Penn State 28 vs. Michigan State 7
  • Oct 13, 2018 - Michigan State 21 vs. Penn State 17
  • Nov 04, 2017 - Michigan State 27 vs. Penn State 24
  • Nov 26, 2016 - Penn State 45 vs. Michigan State 12
  • Nov 28, 2015 - Michigan State 55 vs. Penn State 16

Injury Report for Michigan State

  • Jarrett Jackson: out (Undisclosed)
  • Tyneil Hopper: Out for the Season (Lower Leg)
  • Tre Mosley: out (Undisclosed)
  • Nick Samac: out (Lower Leg)
  • Jacoby Windmon: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Semar Melvin: out (Undisclosed)
  • Brandon Wright: out (Undisclosed)
  • Maverick Hansen: out (Undisclosed)
  • Marqui Lowery Jr.: out (Undisclosed)
  • Darius Snow: out (Undisclosed)
  • Dre Butler: out (Undisclosed)
  • Joseph Martinez: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Noah Kim: out (Undisclosed)
  • Khary Crump: out (Undisclosed)
  • Jalen Berger: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Armorion Smith: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Ma'a Gaoteote: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Khalil Majeed: out (Undisclosed)
  • Charles Brantley: out (Undisclosed)
  • Dillon Tatum: out (Undisclosed)
  • Alex VanSumeren: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Gavin Broscious: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Jaron Glover: out (Lower Leg)
  • Bai Jobe: out (Undisclosed)
  • Stanton Ramil: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Brandon Lewis: out (Undisclosed)
  • Jaelon Barbarin: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Sam Leavitt: Out for the Season (Redshirt)

Injury Report for Penn State

  • Smith Vilbert: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Alonzo Ford Jr.: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Harrison Wallace III: out (Arm)
  • Mehki Flowers: out (Undisclosed)