Michigan State vs. Purdue Prediction
Big Ten rivals meet in West Lafayette, IN on Tuesday night when Purdue hosts Michigan State at 7:00 p.m. ET. The home team has had some ATS success in previous meetings between these two teams but will Purdue cover as a 5.5-point home favorite tonight?
617 Michigan State Spartans (+5.5) at 618 Purdue Boilermakers (-5.5); o/u 135.5
7:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Venue: Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, IN
Michigan State vs. Purdue College Basketball Prediction
The home team is 4-1-1 against the spread in the last six meetings between these two teams while the Boilermakers are 5-2-1 against the spread in the last eight meetings with an opponent that owns a winning record. The Spartans, meanwhile, are just 8-20 against the spread in their last 28 games overall and are 2-10 at the betting window in their last 12 games coming off an ATS loss.
Michigan State has also dropped five of its last six games ATS when playing on the road is 1-6 against the number in its last seven games coming off a loss and is 1-5 ATS in its last six road games when facing an opponent with a winning home record. Sparty is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games when facing an opponent with a winning record, too.
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