Michigan State Texas Southern Betting Preview
Texas Southern Tigers vs Michigan State Spartans Odds
The Michigan State Spartans will try to pay off for their supporters on Sunday when they play host to the Texas Southern Tigers at Breslin Center in NCAA basketball action.
The Spartans sport records of 1-1 and 1-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tigers have 1-2 and 0-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-1 for the Spartans and 0-0 for the Tigers.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 1 (Spartans) and the No. 91 (Tigers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 67-52 result in favor of the Spartans has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 178 in NCAA Division 1 with 36 per game. That compares with Michigan State’s No. 147 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Michigan State is college basketball's No. 288-ranked team at 4 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 106 with 7 per game.
Defensively, Texas Southern features the nation's No. 284-rated defense on the road, allowing 80 points per game. Michigan State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 310 nationally in scoring at home.
Texas Southern was a 74-71 winner in their most recent outing at home against Louisiana-Lafayette. Raymond Penn scored 17 points leading the Tigers to a 74-71 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette at Health and PE Arena on Friday.
Michigan State won its last outing, a 67-64 result against Kansas on November 13. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Michigan State earned a 67-64 victory over Kansas on Tuesday, getting 19 points from Keith Appling at Georgia Dome.
Michigan State Spartans Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
After playing Kansas are 3-1
After a win are 8-2
A few Tigers at Spartans trends to consider:
Michigan State is 22-2 SU in its last 24 games at home
Michigan State is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Michigan State's last 19 games at home
Texas Southern home to Oakland, Tuesday, November 20
Michigan State home to Boise State, Tuesday, November 20