The 2009 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is down to its Final Four teams and Michigan State is set to take on UCONN on Saturday evening. Let’s take a look at the odds, trends, injuries and hand out a College Basketball Free Pick for this matchup.

Bet Michigan State vs. Connecticut

Tip off: 6:05PM ET

Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book SPORTSBETTING.COM have made Connecticut 4-point favorite.

Over/Under Total: 134

Top Public Betting Trends:

CONNECTICUT is 1-1 against the spread versus MICHIGAN ST since 1997

CONNECTICUT is 1-1 straight up against MICHIGAN ST since 1997

2 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1997

Key Injuries:


No significant injuries.


[F] 04/01/2009 - Jeff Adrien probable Saturday vs. Michigan State. (Knee)

[C] 03/30/2009 - Hasheem Thabeet probable Saturday vs. Michigan State (Finger)

[G] 02/12/2009 - Jerome Dyson is expected to miss the rest of the season. (Knee)

[C] 01/31/2009 - Charles Okwandu is expected to miss the rest of the season. (Academics)

Free Pick: Our free pick for this game is OVER 134.

Bet Michigan State vs. Connecticut

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Posted: 4/4/09 7:00AM ET