Michigan vs. Michigan State Free Pick
EAST LANSING, MI (The Spread)– With all due respect to Kentucky-Florida, the game of the night in college basketball will take place in East Lansing when No. 8 Michigan State hosts No. 4 Michigan at 9:00PM ET.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Michigan as a 1.5-point favorite while the over/under total is currently sitting at 131 or 130.5 depending on the sports book. The Wolverines enter play with a 21-3 overall record and are 8-3 in the Big Ten this year, while the Spartans are 20-4 overall and 9-2 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: The game opened as a pick’em but the spread has since been bet up to Michigan -1.5. As for the total, it’s been bet down from 132 to 131 or 130.5, again, depending on what sports book you view.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 60% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Michigan. 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.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take the under. According to the latest college basketball trends, the under is 6-1 in the last seven meetings between these two teams and 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in East Lansing. The under is also 6-1 in the Wolverines’ last seven games versus a team with a winning straight up record, 5-1 in the Spartans’ last six games versus a team with a winning straight up record, and 5-2 in Michigan State’s last seven games on Tuesday. Expect a low-scoring affair between these two rivals tonight.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: MICHIGAN STATE/MICHIGAN UNDER 131