Green Bay vs. Michigan State Prediction

Green Bay Phoenix vs. Michigan State Spartans 12/16/18, Prediction & Odds

The Michigan State Spartans are huge favorites at home this evening as they entertain the Green Bay Phoenix. Can Michigan State win by enough to cover the spread?

Game Snapshot

733 Green Bay Phoenix at 734 Michigan State Spartans

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Breslin Center at 5PM ET

TV: BTN

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Spartans are a 26-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 161 points. As of Sunday afternoon, 60 percent of public bets are being placed on visiting Green Bay. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest information.

Phoenix unable to hang with Creighton

Green Bay dropped to 6-5 on the season Friday night with an 86-65 loss at Creighton. The Phoenix trailed 44-34 at halftime and were unable to bounce back in the second half. Sandy Cohen III was the lone Green Bay player in double figures for scoring as he finished with 20 points on 6-of-14 shooting plus 7-of-10 at the free throw line. The Phoenix shot only 21-of-60 from the floor in the losing effort and 5-of-22 from 3-point distance.

Spartans edge host Gators

Michigan State secured a 63-59 victory at Florida in its last contest eight days ago at Florida. The Spartans (8-2) led 35-27 at halftime and held off a rally attempt by the Gators after the break. Michigan State was an efficient 26-of-51 from the floor in the win, but only 4-of-15 from 3-point range. Xavier Tillman paced the Spartans with 14 points off the bench on 6-of-7 shooting to go with nine rebounds and three steals. Nick Ward contributed 13 points and five boards, while Joshua Langford tallied 13 points to go with three rebounds and two assists. Cassius Winston added 10 points, six assists and two caroms.

College Basketball Betting Trends

Green Bay

The over is 12-3 in the last 15 Phoenix games. Green Bay is 4-0-1 ATS in its last five games following an ATS loss. 

Michigan State

The Spartans are 6-1 ATS in their last seven games overall. Michigan State is 4-1 ATS in its last five home games.

Prediction:

This is a big spread to cover and MSU has been off all week, so there might be some rust to shake off. The Spartans only have won win by more than 26 points and that came against a much worse Tennessee Tech squad. I think Green Bay stays within the bloated number here, even if not by much.

 

NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: GREEN BAY PHOENIX +26

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