Matchup Preview UM vs. MSU

We look at the numbers Michigan and Michigan State will bring into the battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy on Saturday.

Matchup Preview  |  November 2, 2013
Michigan Wolverines
(6-1, 1-1 Away)
Michigan State Spartans
(7-1, 5-0 Home)
Offensive Stats Comparison
22.6First Downs22.1
183.9Rushing Yards196.5
262.6Passing Yards180.9
446.4Total Offensive Yards377.4
42.4Points Per Game29.9
23Rushing TD12
13Passing TD13
34Red Zone Attempts29
25/4Red Zone TD-FG16/8
85Red Zone Percentage83
Defensive Stats Comparison
99.9Rushing Yards Allowed54.9
255.4Passing Yards Allowed160.6
355.3Total Yards Allowed215.5
187Points Allowed98
4Fumble Recoveries6
26.7Points Per Game12.2
Game Notes
Michigan State enters the game currently in first place in the Legends Division with a 4-0 conference record. The game marks the 106th meeting between the two teams with the Wolverines leading the all-time series 68-32-5, including a 19-12-2 record in games played in East Lansing. Mark Dantonio is 4-2 during his tenure against Michigan, including a 2-1 mark in Spartan Stadium. Last year Michigan won 12-10 in a game that went down to the last play.

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