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Spartans vs Scarlet Knights Final: 31-13 - Recap

Payton Thorne was good for 340 yards through the air on Saturday as the Spartans got past the Scarlet Knights by a score of 31-13 at SHI Stadium.

Michigan State was the ATS victor, as they covered the -4.0-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 49.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Payton Thorne completed 16 of 27 pass attempts for 340 yards for the Spartans in the win.

Isaih Pacheco rushed for 47 yards for Rutgers, while Aaron Young added 21 yards. Johnny Langan threw for 4 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Shameen Jones and Jovani Haskins had 110 and 52 yards respectively.

Rutgers was outgained by Michigan State 591-377 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-18 by the Spartans.

Michigan State lost the time of possession battle 30:57-29:03, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Michigan State heads into a 7 battle against Indiana. Rutgers, meanwhile, will have their next action against Northwestern.