Rose Bowl College Football Picks Stanford vs Michigan State
These teams have similar styles; elite defenses complemented by grind-it-out offenses. MSU led the nation in total defense (248.2 YPG) while Stanford was 14th (339.0). The Spartans have been excellent when getting points in recent years, going 9-2-1 ATS as an underdog over the past three seasons. They’re also 14-5 SU and 15-3-1 ATS outside of East Lansing over the past three years, including 5-1 SU and 5-0-1 ATS this year. The Cardinal’s blemishes were both as a road favorite, but they were impressive on the road in the Pac-12 title game, compiling 517 yards of offense in a 38-14 win at Arizona State.