Michigan St. Spartans

Michigan St. Spartans vs. Virginia Cavaliers

The Michigan State Spartans and the Virginia Cavaliers face off on Friday at Madison Square Garden in a NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 matchup with the winner going to the Elite Eight and being a win away from the Final Four. The Spartans are -1.5 point favorites over the Cavaliers with an over/under point total set at 126. The Michigan State Spartans were never 100 percent healthy until the end of the season but since then they have own their last five games. Michigan State won the Big Ten Tournament then started their NCAA Tournament knocking off Delaware by 15 points and then beating Harvard by seven in a game that was never really in doubt. Adreian Payne has been the leader of the Spartans doing it all averaging 16.6 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. Gary Harris is averaging 16.9 points, Keith Appling is averaging 11.7 points, and Branden Dawson Read More

Michigan St. Spartans vs. Delaware Blue Hens

The Michigan State Spartans and the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens face off on Thursday in Spokane in a first round East Regional game in the NCAA Tournament. The Spartans are -14 point favorites over the Blue Hens with an over/under point total set at 153. The Michigan State Spartans fought through injuries much of the season but as of late they have put it together winning the Big Ten Tournament and landing a four seed in the East Region. Michigan State is 14-2 in out of conference games, 7-1 in neutral site games, and they finished the season ranked 22nd in the nation. Gary Harris finished the season as the Spartans leading scorer averaging 17.1 points per game. Adrian Payne is averaging 15.8 points and 7.4 rebounds, Keith Appling is averaging 12.3 points, and Brandon Dawson is averaging 10.4 points and 8.2 rebounds. Michigan State is averaging 75.9 points and Read More

Michigan St. Spartans vs. Michigan Wolverines

The Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans face off on Sunday in the Finals of the Big Ten Tournament. The Spartans are -2.5 point favorites over the Wolverines with an over/under point total set at 138. The Michigan Wolverines are being talked about as a possible number one seed in the NCAA Tournament after their win on Saturday over Ohio State. Michigan has defeated Michigan State twice this year, are 17-3 in the Big Ten, and 5-1 in neutral site games. Nik Stauskas leads the Wolverines with a 17.5 points per game average. Caris LeVert is averaging 13.5 points, Glen Robinson III is averaging 13.2 points, and Derrick Walton Jr. is averaging 8.0 points. Michigan is averaging 75 points and they are shooting 48.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.3 points and their opponents are shooting 44.3 percent. Michigan has won seven games in a row. The Michigan Read More

Michigan St. Spartans vs. Indiana Hoosiers

The Michigan State Spartans and the Indiana Hoosiers face off on Tuesday in East Lansing in Big Ten college basketball action. The Spartans are -12.5 point favorites over the Hoosiers with an over/under point total set at 134.5. The Michigan State Spartans are rolling and are ranked fourth in the nation. Michigan State is 8-1 at home this season, 6-0 in Big 10 play, and they have played the 22nd ranked schedule. Gary Harris is leading the Spartans averaging 17.9 points and 4.7 rebounds per game. Adreian Payne is averaging 16.2 points and 7.7 rebounds, Keith Appling is averaging 16.1 points and 4.6 assists per game, and Branden Dawson is averaging 10.1 points and 8.7 rebounds. Michigan State is averaging 80.4 points and they are shooting 47.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.8 points and their opponents are shooting 37.7 percent. Michigan State once again looks like a contender Read More

Michigan St. Spartans vs. Wisconsin Badgers

The Michigan State Spartans and the Wisconsin Badgers face off on Thursday in East Lansing in Big Ten college basketball action. The Spartans are -5 point favorites over the Badgers with an over/under point total set at 119.5. The Michigan State Spartans has lost their last three games in a row but all three of them were against teams ranked in the top 15 in the nation and the last two of those were on the road. Michigan State is 11-5 in the Big Ten, 15-1 at home this season, and they have played the fifth ranked schedule in the country. As a team Michigan State is averaging 69.2 points, 13.4 assists, and they are shooting 46.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.8 points, 10.8 assists, and their opponents are shooting 39.3 percent. Keith Appling is averaging 13.2 points, Gary Harris is averaging 13.3 points, and Branden Dawson and Read More

Michigan St. Spartans vs. Michigan Wolverines

The Michigan State Spartans and the Michigan Wolverines face off on Tuesday in East Lansing in a Big Ten college basketball rivalry game. The Spartans are -1 point favorites over the Wolverines with an over/under point total set at 132. The Michigan State Spartans continue to just get it done and they are now in first place in the Big Ten conference standings. MSU is 9-2 in the Big 10, 14-0 at home this season, and 3-3 against teams ranked in the top 25. As a team Michigan State is averaging 69.7 points, 13.8 assists, and they are shooting 46.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.2 points, 11.1 assists, and their opponents are shooting 39 percent. Keith Appling is averaging 14.1 points, Gary Harris is averaging 12.7 points, Branden Dawson is averaging 10.9 points and 6.5 rebounds, and Adreian Payne is averaging 9.5 points and 6.8 rebounds. Michigan State Read More

Michigan St. Spartans vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers

The Michigan State Spartans and the Minnesota Golden Gophers face off on Wednesday in East Lansing in a Big Ten college basketball match up. The Spartans are -2.5 point favorites over the Golden Gophers with an over/under point total set at 131. The Michigan State Spartans are having another solid year and are tied for second place in the Big Ten. MSU has a 7-2 record in the Big 10, 13-0 record at home, and they have won seven of their last eight games. As a team Michigan State is averaging 69.7 points, 14.1 assists, and they are shooting 46.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 59.4 points, 11.1 assists, and their opponents are shooting 38.7 percent. Keith Appling is averaging 14 points per game, Gary Harris is averaging 12.8 points, and Branden Dawson is averaging 10.6 points and 6.8 rebounds. Michigan State plays the same style Read More

Michigan St. Spartans vs. Wisconsin Badgers

The Wisconsin Badgers and the Michigan State Spartans face off on Tuesday in Madison in a battle of Big Ten teams. The Badgers are -4.5 point favorites over the Spartans with an over/under point total set at 123. The Wisconsin Badgers are looking to bounce back from their first Big Ten loss of the season as they were handled by Iowa on Saturday. Wisconsin has a brutal stretch of eight games with six of the games coming against teams ranked in the top 25. As a team Wisconsin is averaging 70.2 points, 14.1 assists, and they are shooting 44.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 55.8 points, 7.8 assists, and their opponents are shooting 40.1 percent. Jared Berggren is averaging 12.7 points and 6.2 rebounds, Ryan Evans is averaging 11.2 points and 7.6 rebounds, and Ben Brust is averaging 10.7 points and 5.8 rebounds. Wisconsin has shown they can play Read More

Penn St. Nittany Lions vs. Michigan St. Spartans

The Penn State Nittany Lions and the Michigan State Spartans face off on Wednesday in Happy Valley in Big Ten College Basketball action. The Spartans are -11 point favorites over the Nittany Lions with an over/under point total set at 123.5. The Big Ten schedule couldn’t have started any worse for the Penn State Nittany Lions as they have lost their first for games on the Big 10 conference schedule. Penn State is 7-3 at home this season and they have played the 76th ranked schedule in the nation. As a team Penn State is averaging 61.4 points, 9.4 assists, and they are shooting 39 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.9 points, 11.4 assists, and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. D.J. Newbill is averaging 14.9 points and 6.1 rebounds, Jermaine Marshall is averaging 14.1 points, and Ross Travis is averaging 7.2 points and 7.6 rebounds. Penn State follows Read More

Michigan St. Spartans vs. Louisville Cardinals

The Michigan State Spartans and the Louisville Cardinals battle it out on Thursday Night in the Sweet 16 with the winner going to the Elite Eight.  The Spartans are -4.5 point favorites over the Cardinals with an over/under point total set at 124.5. The Michigan State Spartans were given the final number one seed in the NCAA Tournament this year but thus far Tom Izzo’s team has looking deserving of that ranking. MSU took care of business in their opening round game against LIU-Brooklyn and then held off a game St. Louis team in round two. Against St. Louis Keith Appling had 19 points, Draymond Green had 16 points, 13 rebounds, and six assists, Brandon Wood had 10 points, and Derrick Nix added 10 points as well. As a team the Spartans shot 54.3 percent from the floor, 40 percent from beyond the three point arc, and they shot 64.7 Read More