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Indiana Hoosiers vs Michigan State Spartans in college hoops odds

Michigan State SpartansIndiana Hoosiers
12-1January 04, 2014, 02:00 | Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall10-4

Michigan State travels to Indiana on Saturday, hoping to boost its 12-1 record with a victory over the Hoosiers.

This season, the Hoosiers are 10-4 overall and 6-6-1 ATS, while the Spartans are 12-1 and 6-5-1 ATS. As for the totals, Indiana boasts a 7-6 on the OU, and Michigan State is 6-6.

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College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Indiana Hoosiers as 1.5-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hoosiers at No. 20 and the Spartans at No. 9 heading into this contest.


Last time out for Michigan State, they were a 79-63 winner as they battled Penn State on the road. They covered in the match as a 7-point favorite. The Spartans grabbed a 79-63 win over the Nittany Lions on Tuesday, behind a 20-point effort from Branden Dawson at Bryce Jordan Center.

Indiana was an 83-80 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Illinois. They earned a push of the 3-point spread as underdogs. Yogi Ferrell was dynamite, scoring 30 points and adding 5 rebounds but Illinois still won, 83-80, over Indiana on Tuesday at State Farm Center.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Indiana has the nation's No. 22-rated offensive output, at 82 PPG. The visiting Spartans defense ranks No. 54 allowing on average 65.15 PPG. The Hoosiers FG% has averaged 46.83% so far, less than the Spartans marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.71% per game.

A few Spartans at Hoosiers trends to consider:
Michigan State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Michigan State's last 6 games
Michigan State is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Indiana is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Indiana is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
Indiana is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Indiana is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Michigan State home to Ohio State, Tuesday, January 7th
Indiana at Penn State, Saturday, January 11th