Oddsmaker: MSU 4.5-point favorite over UM

The Detroit News

A Las Vegas bookmaker has Michigan State a 4.5-point favorite over Michigan when the intrastate rivals meet Oct. 17 at Michigan Stadium.

Golden Nugget in Las Vegas listed odds as it opened betting Friday on individual college football games.

The bookmaker has UM a 4-point underdog in its season-opener at Utah Sept. 3, Jim Harbaugh's debut as coach.

The Wolverines are a sizeable 16-point underdog against Ohio State Nov. 27 at The Big House.