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Michigan State Spartans vs Purdue Boilermakers Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Michigan State Spartans travelling to Purdue Saturday to take on the Boilermakers.
The Boilermakers are 12-11 so far on the season, and 10-12-1 ATS vs. the number. The Spartans, meanwhile, are 19-4 and 9-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Purdue go 11-12 and the Spartans go 9-10 on the totals.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Boilermakers as 3-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Boilermakers rated this week at No. 67 and the Spartans sitting at No. 18. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 75-66 result in favor of the Spartans.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Purdue's No. 233 nationally ranked offense (65.2 points per game) against a Spartans defense that sits as the No. 32 at 59 PPG. The Boilermakers have been averaging 41.4% from the field, less than the Spartans have managed so far this season (46.7% on average).
Defensively, Michigan State features the nation's No. 64-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.3 points per game. Purdue, meanwhile, comes in at No. 241 nationally in scoring at home.
Michigan State was a 61-50 winner in their most recent outing at home against Minnesota. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Michigan State earned a 61-50 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday, getting 15 points from Gary Harris at Breslin Center.
Purdue won its last outing, a 58-49 result against Penn State on February 5. They covered in that game as a 2.5-point favorite. The Boilermakers got 16 points from Ronnie Johnson as Purdue ran past Penn State 58-49 on Tuesday at Bryce Jordan Center.
Michigan State Spartans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Michigan are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Illinois are 8-2
After playing Penn State are 9-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Spartans at Boilermakers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Michigan State's last 8 games when playing on the road against Purdue
Michigan State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Michigan State's last 15 games on the road
Purdue is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Purdue's last 8 games when playing at home against Michigan State
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Purdue's last 23 games when playing Michigan State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Purdue's last 6 games when playing Michigan State
Michigan State home to Michigan, Tuesday, February 12
Purdue at Illinois, Wednesday, February 13