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Michigan State Spartans face Wisconsin Badgers: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

Michigan State SpartansWisconsin Badgers
20-3February 09, 2014, 01:00 | Kohl Center18-5

Wisconsin will look to improve on its 18-5 record on Sunday when they host Michigan State in NCAA basketball odds action at Kohl Center.

The Badgers are 18-5 so far on the season, and 12-10-1 ATS vs. the number. The Spartans, meanwhile, are 20-3 and 12-9-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Wisconsin go 13-9 and the Spartans go 11-11 on the totals.

View Michigan State Spartans vs Wisconsin Badgers Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Badgers installed as -3.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Badgers rated this week at No. 45 and the Spartans sitting at No. 20.

Last time out for Michigan State, they were an 82-67 winner as they battled Penn State at home. They covered in the match as a 13.5-point favorite. Michigan State got 19 points from Kenny Kaminski en route to an 82-67 victory over Penn State on Thursday at Breslin Center.

Last time out for Wisconsin, they were a 75-63 winner as they battled Illinois on the road. They covered in the match as a 4-point favorite. Wisconsin got 16 points from Ben Brust en route to a 75-63 victory over Illinois on Tuesday at State Farm Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Spartans rank No. 26 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.7 per game. That compares with Wisconsin’s No. 196 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Wisconsin is college basketball's No. 39-ranked team at 7.74 per game, while the Spartans rate No. 29 with 8 per game.

Next up:
Michigan State home to Northwestern, Thursday, February 13th
Wisconsin at Minnesota, Thursday, February 13th