Michigan vs. Michigan State Prediction
In-state rivals will square off at the Breslin Center in East Lansing on Saturday when No. 10 Michigan State hosts Michigan at 12:30 p.m. ET. The Spartans are only laying 4 points to the Wolverines and have won eight of their last 10 games overall. Will MSU cover?
613 Michigan Wolverines (+4) at 614 Michigan State Spartans (-4); o/u 139
12:30 p.m. ET, Breslin Center, East Lansing, MI
Michigan Wolverines DFS Snapshot
Eli Brooks posted 12 points (4-7 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT), three rebounds and one steal over 37 minutes during Wednesday's 72-70 victory over Northwestern. Brooks matched his lowest scoring total of the season in Saturday's win over Indiana, as he was limited to just two points against the Hoosiers. However, he had slightly more looks from the floor Wednesday and scored in double figures for the first time since Jan. 4. He's now averaging 11.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 34.3 minutes per game this year.
Michigan State Spartans DFS Snapshot
Gabe Brown supplied 10 points (4-9 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 1-1 FT) and three rebounds across 30 minutes during Tuesday's 56-55 loss to Illinois. The Spartans finished with their lowest scoring total of the season in Tuesday's narrow lows, but Brown was relatively productive on the scoreboard after being held to three points in Friday's win over Wisconsin. The senior has been a consistent scorer for Michigan State this year and is averaging 13.4 points and 4.6 rebounds in 29.8 minutes per game.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The home team is 6-0 against the spread in the last six meetings between these two teams, while the Spartans are 6-1 against the number in their last seven games coming off a loss and are 6-2 at the betting window in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record. On the other side, the Wolverines are 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 games as a road underdog and have failed to cover in six of their last eight games following a win.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS -4