Oakland Grizzlies visit Michigan State Spartans in college basketball clash
Oakland Grizzlies vs Michigan State Spartans Odds
Oakland pays a visit to Michigan State on Friday, hoping to send the Spartans to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Breslin Center.
Supporters of the Grizzlies have watched them go 2-3 and 2-1 ATS on the year, while the Spartans are at 3-1 and 1-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Spartans are 2-1, while the Grizzlies have a 0-0 mark.
Bettors looking to side with Michigan State in this one found them as 19.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Spartans rated this week at No. 1 and the Grizzlies sitting at No. 224. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 78-72 result in favor of the Spartans.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Michigan State's No. 189-ranked offense, averaging 68 PPG, against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 312 at 76.2 PPG. The Spartans field goal percentage has averaged 47.5% so far, less than the Grizzlies marksmen have achieved on the year, 49.4% per game.
Defensively, Oakland features the nation's No. 293-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.8 points per game. Michigan State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 196 nationally in scoring at home.
Oakland won its last outing, a 71-69 result against Texas Southern on November 20. Oakland got 23 points from Travis Bader en route to a 71-69 victory over Texas Southern on Tuesday at Health and PE Arena.
Michigan State was a 74-70 winner in its last match at home against Boise State. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as favorites. Michigan State got 22 points from Keith Appling en route to a 74-70 victory over Boise State on Tuesday at Breslin Center.
Michigan State Spartans Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few Grizzlies at Spartans trends to consider:
Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
Michigan State is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
Michigan State is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Oakland at Tennessee, Monday, November 26
Michigan State home to Louisiana-Lafayette, Sunday, November 25