It’s game week and Michigan State fans don’t even have to wait until Saturday to see the Spartans in action. No. 11 MSU will host the Utah State Aggies on Friday night. Michigan State is coming off a 10-win season and second-place finish in the B1G East. Some pundits think Mark Dantonio’s squad will finish in first place in the division this season. The campaign for double-digit wins and another New Year’s Six bowl gets started started against the Aggies. Below, find kickoff time, TV channel information and odds for the Michigan State-Utah State football game.

Michigan State-Utah State football: TV channel, game time, odds

All times are ET. Odds via MyBookie.

TV channel: The Michigan State-Utah State game will air on the Big Ten Network.

Time: The Michigan State-Utah State game kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday Aug. 31.

Location: The Michigan State-Utah State game will be played at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Mich.

Odds: Michigan State is favored by 24 points.

Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports


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Scott was injured during a non-contact drill. He was expected to be a starter this fall.