Harvard vs. Michigan State Odds

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SPOKANE, WA (TheSpread) – No. 4 Michigan State looks to continue its strong recent play on Saturday when it takes on No. 12 Harvard at 8:40PM ET in the NCAA Tournament.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Michigan State is the favorite in this game, as the Spartans have odds of -7.5 points against Harvard. The over/under total for the game has been set at 137 points (View Matchup). These two have no recent meetings.

Michigan State is now 20-11-3 against the spread while hitting the over 18 times. The Spartans have won four straight following their 93-78 win over No. 13 Delaware on Thursday. The Spartans continued their hot shooting, going 30 of 56 from the field and 10 of 19 from 3-point land. MSU also held Delaware to 20 of 55 shooting from the floor. The team was led by Adreian Payne, who had an MSU NCAA Tournament record 41 points to go along with eight rebounds. Payne was an impressive 17 of 17 from the free-throw line in the game.

Harvard is 17-8 against the spread while hitting the under 15 times in 25 lined games. The Crimson have now won nine straight following a 61-57 win over No. 5 Cincinnati on Thursday. Harvard used its defense to win the game, as it held Cincy to 36.8 percent shooting from the floor and 33.3 percent shooting from 3-point land. Harvard had balance on offense, with five players scoring nine points or more. The team would be led by Wesley Saunders, who had 12 points and four assists.

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These two will face off in the Third Round of the East Region, today at 8:40PM ET on TNT. The game will be held from the Spokane Arena in Spokane, WA.

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