Michigan State Spartans (13-1)

Lansing, Michigan

Association: NCAA (13-1 record in association)

Association Subdivision: FBS (12-1 record in association subdivision)

Conference: Big Ten Conference

Competitive Rank (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #4 (0.730)

Schedule Strength (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #73 (0.782)

Point Margin Rank (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #3 (0.439)


Scheduled Results
DATE OPPONENT OPP* RESULT GAME RATING
Aug 30, 2013 Western Michigan
(NCAA FBS #120)
1-10 W 26-13 +0.759
Sep 7, 2013 South Florida
(NCAA FBS #107)
2-9 W 21-6 +0.829
Sep 14, 2013 Youngstown State
(NCAA FCS #22)
8-3 W 55-17 +0.519
Sep 21, 2013 @ Notre Dame
(NCAA FBS #20)
8-4 L 17-13 -0.148
Oct 5, 2013 @ Iowa
(NCAA FBS #41)
8-4 W 26-14 +0.822
Oct 12, 2013 Indiana
(NCAA FBS #75)
5-6 W 42-28 +0.851
Oct 19, 2013 Purdue
(NCAA FBS #110)
1-10 W 14-0 +0.861
Oct 26, 2013 @ Illinois
(NCAA FBS #92)
4-7 W 42-3 +0.789
Nov 2, 2013 Michigan
(NCAA FBS #44)
7-5 W 29-6 +0.867
Nov 16, 2013 @ Nebraska
(NCAA FBS #31)
9-3 W 41-28 +0.777
Nov 23, 2013 @ Northwestern
(NCAA FBS #82)
5-6 W 30-6 +0.793
Nov 30, 2013 Minnesota
(NCAA FBS #42)
8-4 W 14-3 +0.811
Dec 7, 2013 Ohio State
(NCAA FBS #11)
@ Indianapolis IN
12-1 W 34-24 +0.803
Jan 1, 2014 Stanford
@ Pasadena CA
11-2 W 24-20 +0.891
*minus head-to-head play

Strength Scale
Conference Rankings
Leaders Division Competitive Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
11Ohio St12-20.661
28Wisconsin9-40.490
45Penn St7-50.418
75Indiana5-70.260
92Illinois4-80.104
110Purdue1-11-0.080
Legends Division Competitive Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
4Michigan St13-10.730
31Nebraska9-40.474
41Iowa8-50.426
42Minnesota8-50.421
44Michigan7-60.418
82Northwestern5-70.205

Leaders Division Schedule Strengths
RKPROGRAMOPP*RATING
10Purdue87-560.940
16Indiana86-580.919
43Penn St75-650.836
51Ohio St88-740.824
67Illinois78-620.797
70Wisconsin81-700.791
Legends Division Schedule Strengths
RKPROGRAMOPP*RATING
8Michigan92-600.952
35Iowa90-640.862
41Minnesota84-670.840
64Northwestern82-610.804
73Michigan St89-740.782
75Nebraska82-700.773
*record minus head-to-head play

Leaders Division Point Margin Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
7Wisconsin9-40.382
10Ohio St12-20.346
49Penn St7-50.194
69Indiana5-70.128
92Illinois4-80.048
114Purdue1-11-0.071
Legends Division Point Margin Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
3Michigan St13-10.439
32Iowa8-50.227
54Nebraska9-40.181
62Michigan7-60.156
63Minnesota8-50.152
85Northwestern5-70.065

State Rankings
State of Michigan CFB Competitive Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Michigan State13-10.730
2Michigan7-60.418
3Central Michigan6-60.143
4Eastern Michigan2-10-0.137
5Grand Valley State12-3-0.141

State of Michigan CFB Schedule Strengths
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOPP RECORD*RATING
1Michigan92-600.952
2Michigan State89-740.782
3Eastern Michigan73-670.757
4Western Michigan69-700.737
5Central Michigan61-800.582
*minus head-to-head play

State of Michigan CFB Point Margin Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Michigan State13-10.439
2Michigan7-60.156
3Central Michigan6-60.059
4Ferris State8-3-0.066
5Hope7-3-0.066
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