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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Minnesota Golden Gophers in Battle with Michigan State Spartans

The Michigan State Spartans will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Golden Gophers in Minnesota at Williams Arena on Tuesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Michigan State Spartans were listed as 5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Michigan State Spartans have watched them go 8-5 and 5-7 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Minnesota Golden Gophers are at 12-1 and 7-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Minnesota Golden Gophers are 4-7, while the Michigan State Spartans have a 5-7 mark.

This game puts the Minnesota Golden Gophers, most recently No. 33 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Michigan State Spartans, who rate No. 140 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Michigan State Spartans rank No. 96 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 38.15 per game. That compares with Minnesota’s No. 30 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Minnesota is college basketball's No. 181-ranked team at 6.69 per game, while the Michigan State Spartans rate No. 95 with 8.23 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Nick Ward scored 25 points leading the Spartans to a 77-65 victory over Oakland at Breslin Center on Wednesday.

The Golden Gophers grabbed a 82-75 win over the Red Wolves on Friday, behind a 19-point effort from Dupree McBrayer at Williams Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Michigan State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Michigan State is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Michigan State is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan State's last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Michigan State
  • Minnesota is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games when playing Michigan State

Next Betting Matchups

Michigan State home to Northwestern, Friday, December 30th
Minnesota at Purdue, Sunday, January 1st