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Rutgers Scarlet Knights visit Michigan State Spartans in NCAA College Basketball Betting

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Michigan State and Rutgers on Wednesday, with the host Spartans trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Michigan State Spartans betting line opened as -22-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Michigan State Spartans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Michigan State Spartans sit at 15-2 (11-6 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are currently 11-6 (7-6 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Michigan State is 10-7 OU, and Rutgers is 5-8 OU.

This game puts the Michigan State Spartans, most recently No. 1 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, who rate No. 146 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Rutgers is ranked No. 6 in NCAA basketball at 42.59 per game. Contrast that with Michigan State's No. 3 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Michigan State is the No. 52-ranked team in the country at 9.06 per game, while Rutgers rates No. 261 at 4.53 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rutgers earned a 64-60 victory over Wisconsin on Friday, getting 23 points from Corey Sanders at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Michigan State got 17 points from Joshua Langford but lost anyway, 80-64, to Ohio State on Sunday at Value City Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Rutgers is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Rutgers is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Rutgers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Michigan State
  • Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Michigan State
  • Michigan State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Michigan State is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan State's last 7 games
  • Michigan State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Rutgers home to Ohio State, Sunday, January 14th
Michigan State at Michigan, Saturday, January 13th