Boise State Broncos face Michigan State Spartans: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Boise State Broncos vs Michigan State Spartans Odds
The Michigan State Spartans will try to pay off for their supporters on Tuesday when they play host to the Boise State Broncos at Breslin Center in NCAA basketball action.
The Spartans currently sports a 2-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-1 ATS. The Broncos are 3-0 and 0-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Spartans produce a 1-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Broncos have gone 0-0 against the number.
The Spartans were listed as 15.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Spartans, most recently No. 1 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Broncos, who rate No. 226 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 77-76 victory for the Broncos.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Michigan State's No. 71-rated squad against Boise State's No. 121-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Michigan State rates No. 324 in the country with 3.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 106 nationally with 7 per match.
Defensively, Boise State features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Michigan State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 218 nationally in scoring at home.
Boise State was a 63-57 winner in their most recent outing at home against Louisiana-Lafayette. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as favorites. Derrick Marks scored 14 points leading the Broncos to a 63-57 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette at Taco Bell Arena on Sunday.
Michigan State won its last outing, a 69-41 result against Texas Southern on November 18. The battle between the Spartans and Tigers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Texas Southern was handed a 69-41 defeat on Sunday at Breslin Center.
Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Santa Barbara are 7-0
After a win are 6-4
Michigan State Spartans Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Oakland are 6-3
After playing Texas Southern are 1-0
After a win are 8-2
A few Broncos at Spartans trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boise State's last 9 games on the road
Boise State is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
Boise State is 1-14 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Michigan State is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
Michigan State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Boise State home to Santa Barbara, Saturday, November 24
Michigan State home to Oakland, Friday, November 23