Can MSU top IU again?
No. 8 Michigan State looks to bounce back following a loss when it hosts another Big Ten rival in Indiana today at 1PM ET on CBS.
According to oddsmakers at RealBets, Michigan State is favored at home today, as the Spartans are getting odds of -7 points against Indiana. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 151.5 points.
Michigan State (20-5) has had all five of its losses come in conference play, which puts it three games behind Indiana (20-5) in the Big Ten standings, as the Hoosiers are tied with Iowa for first at 10-2. However, the Spartans are at home and coming off a loss at Purdue on Thursday. Since 2013, Michigan State is 16-7 against the spread following a loss and the Spartans are 7-4 ATS at home this season.
The Hoosiers are coming off an 85-78 win over Iowa at home this week, but the Hoosiers are just 9-10 against the spread after a win this season. They are also just 2-5 against the spread on the road. Indiana has also struggled against Michigan State in recent history, as the Spartans have won four straight in this series, going 3-1 against the spread this season.