Michigan State vs. Purdue Prediction
No. 9 Purdue will host Michigan State at 3:30 p.m. ET in the Big Ten Conference Tournament semifinals. Will the Boilermakers cover as a 5.5-point favorite or is there a better play on the board?
615 Michigan State Spartans (+5.5) vs. 616 Purdue Boilermakers (-5.5); o/u 143.5
3:30 p.m. ET, Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
Michigan State Spartans DFS Snapshot
Marcus Bingham closed with 19 points (7-11 FG, 5-7 FT), 11 rebounds, three blocks and one steal in 22 minutes during Friday's 69-63 victory over Wisconsin. Defense reigned supreme for most of Friday's Big Ten Tournament matchup, but Bingham led the Spartans in scoring and rebounds to help the team advance to the semifinals. He's recorded double-doubles in two of his three appearances since rejoining the starting five, and he's averaged 13.3 points and 9.0 rebounds in 18.7 minutes per game across that span.
Purdue Boilermakers DFS Snapshot
Jaden Ivey supplied 17 points (6-13 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 4-4 FT), seven rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal in 37 minutes during Friday's 69-61 victory over Penn State. Ivey scored in double figures for a fifth consecutive game during Friday's quarterfinal matchup, and he led the Boilermakers in scoring and rebounds to help the team stave off a strong upset bid from Penn State. Across his last five appearances, he's averaged 18.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 36.2 minutes per game.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The under is 6-1 in the Spartans’ last seven games versus a team with a winning record and is 12-5-1 in their last 18 neutral site games. On the other side, the under is 4-0 in the Boilermakers’ last four games overall, is 5-0 in their last five games following an ATS loss and is 6-1 in their last seven games versus a team with a winning record.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: MICHIGAN STATE/PURDUE UNDER 143.5