vegasinsider.com has set the opening line for the Utah State at Michigan State football game, which is set for August 31st at Spartan Stadium with a 7:00pm kickoff.

The betting website has the Spartans as a 27 point favorite to beat Utah State in East Lansing.  The Spartans are coming of a 10-3 campaign and a Holiday Bowl victory over Washington State.

Other opening weekend games involving Big Ten teams show that Purdue is a 4 1/2 point home favorite over Northwestern on August 30th.  Minnesota is a 14 1/2 point favorite over New Mexico State, Wisconsin is a 33 point home favorite over Western Kentucky, while Ohio State is a 38 point favorite in Columbus against Oregon State.

Also, Penn State is a four touchdown favorite over Appalachian State.  There is no current line for Michigan at Notre Dame on September 1st in South Bend.