Michigan State vs. Virginia Odds
CHARLOTTE, NC (TheSpread) – Sunday’s NCAA Tournament action gets started in the East Region when No. 2 Virginia faces No. 7 Michigan State at 12:10PM ET on CBS.
Virginia is 30-3 on the season, 4-1 on a neutral floor and 17-14 against the spread. Michigan State is 24-11 on the season, 5-3 on a neutral court and 19-16 against the spread. Michigan State had a 70-63 win over Georgia on Friday to advance to this game while Virginia defeated Belmont 79-67 to reach this game. These two met in last year’s NCAA Tournament, with Michigan State getting a 61-59 victory.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Virginia is the slight favorite in this game, as the Cavaliers are getting odds of -5 points against Michigan State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 116.5 points. This game is being played from Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.
Michigan State has won five of its last six games coming into Sunday and the Spartans are 6-4 against the spread in their last 10 while hitting the over in eight of their last 10 outings. Virginia is just 2-2 in its last four games and only 4-6 against the spread in its last 10. The Cavaliers have failed to cover in their last two games as a single-digit favorite. Virginia has also trended to the over, hitting it in three of its last four games.