Top-ranked Spartans face the Hokies
Sitting at No. 1 in the AP Top 25, the Michigan State Spartans will be back in action on Friday night as they face the Virginia Tech Hokies in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
Michigan State is 4-0 SU this season but they've yet to cover a spread on the college basketball betting lines, going 0-2-1 ATS so far on the year.
The Spartans topped Portland 82-67 last time out in a game in which they were 23-point favorites.
This season, the Spartans are 4-0 overall and 0-2-1 ATS, while the Hokies are 3-1 and 2-0 ATS. As for the totals, Michigan State boasts a 2-1 record on the OU, and Virginia Tech is 1-1.
This game matches up the No. 21 (Spartans) and the No. 303 (Hokies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.
Virginia Tech was a 105-92 winner in their most recent outing at home against VMI. Jarell Eddie scored 21 points leading the Hokies to a 105-92 victory over VMI at Cassell Coliseum on Monday.
Michigan State won its last outing, an 82-67 result against Portland on November 18. They failed to cover in that game as a 23-point favorite. Keith Appling went off for 25 points and added 1 rebound, leading Michigan State over Portland, 82-67, on Monday at Breslin Center.
Virginia Tech home to Furman, Tuesday, November 26th
Michigan State at Mount St. Mary's, Friday, November 29th