Gophers are huge underdogs at MSU

Apparently last weekend's exciting victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes wasn't enough to convince the oddsmakers that the Gophers stand a fighting chance this Saturday at Michigan State. The Spartans are favored by 27.5 points over Minnesota.
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Apparently last weekend's exciting victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes wasn't enough to convince the oddsmakers that the Gophers stand a fighting chance this Saturday at Michigan State. The Spartans are favored by 27.5 points over Minnesota.

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