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NEW YORK, NY (The Spread) – Will Virginia pull off the upset tonight despite the overwhelming support for Michigan State around the country? Tipoff is set for 9:57PM ET for this Sweet 16 matchup.

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ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Spartans as 2-point favorites over the Cavaliers, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 128.5 points. Michigan State enters play with a 28-8 record and is 8-1 at neutral sites, while the Cavaliers are 30-6 overall and 8-0 on neutral floors.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Spartans opened as 1-point favorites but the spread has been bet up a full point to 2 at most online and Vegas sports books. The total, meanwhile, opened at 126 and has been bet up to 128, 128.5 or 129, depending on the sports book.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 71% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Michigan State. 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 Virginia. According to the latest college basketball trends, the Cavaliers are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six neutral site games and 16-5-2 ATS in their last 23 games overall. They’re also 11-1-2 ATS in their last 14 games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600, 10-4-1 ATS in their last 15 games following an ATS win and 15-4-2 ATS in their last 21 games versus a team with a winning straight up record.


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