The Michigan State Spartans (6-1), who rank No. 8 in the most recent AP Poll, will look for their sixth straight win when they host the slumping Michigan Wolverines (3-4). Michigan State is coming off of a dominant 56-17 road win over the Indiana Hoosiers. Quarterback Connor Cook threw for 332 yards and three touchdowns and Michigan State rushing attack piled up 330 yards and five touchdowns. Running back Nick Hill led the way with 178 rushing yards while running back Jeremy Langford rumbled for three touchdowns. Michigan State’s defense limited Indiana’s explosive offense to just 224 yards. Michigan and Michigan State is one of college football’s best rivalries, so fans will have to pay a premium for this match-up.
According to TiqIQ, the average ticket price for Michigan State vs Michigan football tickets is currently $249.72 on the secondary market while the get-in price for the game is $104. Current ticket prices exceed season averages which indicate a higher demand for this game, 71% above the remaining season average at home for Michigan State football tickets.
Michigan is seeking its second straight Big Ten win after pulling out a close 18-13 home victory over Penn State. Michigan’s defense limited Penn State’s rushing attack, which was averaging 110 yards per game, to just 54 yards. Michigan was only able to amass 256 total yards, but wide receiver Devin Funchess proved to be the difference maker. Funchess, who poses match-up problems for any defense, caught seven passes for 69 yards and one touchdown. Funchess caught six passes for 69 yards last year.
On top of above well average secondary market ticket prices, Michigan will look to avenge last year’s embarrassing 29-6 defeat. Cook threw for 252 yards and one touchdown and Langford ran for 120 yards and one touchdown. Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner completed just 14-of-27 passes for 210 yards and one interception. Look for Gardner to bounce back in this match-up.