Michigan vs. Michigan State Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Michigan State as a 4.5-point favorite over Michigan while the over/under total is currently sitting at 137 points. The Wolverines enter play with a 14-4 record and are 6-0 in Big Ten play while the Spartans are 18-1 overall and 7-0 in the conference.
LINE MOVEMENT: Michigan State opened as 6-point favorites but the spread has been bet down to 4.5 at most online sports books, while the total hasn't budged after opening at 137 points.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 52% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Spartans. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: Take Michigan. According to latest college basketball trends, the Wolverines are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games following a straight up win, 6-1-1 ATS in their last eight games overall and 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven games on Saturday. They're also 5-1 ATS in their last six versus Big Ten opponents and 4-1 ATS in their last five games following an ATS win. The Spartans will be without a pair of players for tonight's game, including their second-leading scorer Adreian Payne (foot) and leading rebounder Branden Dawson (hand). With those two key players out, look for the Wolverines to hang with their in-state/conference rivals.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: MICHIGAN WOLVERINES +4.5