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Michigan State Spartans visit Oakland Golden Grizzlies in NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Michigan State Spartans at Little Caesars Arena on Saturday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies betting line opened as 19-point underdogs 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.

Michigan State Spartans vs Oakland Golden Grizzlies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies currently sport a 6-4 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-5 ATS. The Michigan State Spartans are 9-1 and 6-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Oakland Golden Grizzlies produce a 3-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Michigan State Spartans have gone 5-5 against the totals betting line.

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies sit at No. 225 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Michigan State Spartans sit at No. 6 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Michigan State is ranked No. 8 in NCAA basketball at 43.7 per game. Contrast that with Oakland's No. 68 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Oakland is the No. 71-ranked team in the country at 8.8 per game, while Michigan State rates No. 144 at 7.6 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Spartans and Thunderbirds didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Southern Utah was handed a 88-63 defeat on Saturday at Breslin Center.

Oakland cruised to victory on Saturday, running Chicago State out of the gym and running up a 82-50 score at Athletics Center O'Rena.

Betting Trends
  • Michigan State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Michigan State's last 7 games
  • Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
  • Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Michigan State

Next Betting Matchups

Michigan State home to Houston Baptist, Monday, December 18th
Oakland at Towson, Wednesday, December 20th