An Early Prediction Michigan State Vs. Wake Forest
Hondo S. Carpenter
The Pinstripe Bowl is not what a program like Michigan State seeks or wants. The fans and administration have given this program the tools to be better.
While bowl season usually means warm weather for the holidays, Michigan State will be heading somewhere more fitting for this time of year.
After needing wins in each of their final two regular-season games just to become bowl eligible, the Spartans learned on Sunday evening that they would be heading to New York to play in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium against Wake Forest on December 27th.
The matchup will be the first time Michigan State (6-6) has faced Wake Forest (8-4) and will be Michigan State’s first appearance in the Pinstripe Bowl
ESPN every year makes their predictions and this year and this game are no exception. Here is what the four-letter network says of the tilt:
"(3:20 p.m. on ESPN at Yankee Stadium in New York) Big Ten teams have won three consecutive Pinstripe Bowls and four of the past five, capitalizing on the rare postseason environment that favors teams from the Midwest. To continue the streak, Michigan State's defense will need one of its better performances to contain Jamie Newman and Wake Forest's RPO-based offense. Both teams struggled down the stretch, but Wake Forest has won three straight bowls and will make it four."
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