The Michigan State Spartans hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the point spread at Mackey Arena against the Purdue Boilermakers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Michigan State Spartans were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Michigan State Spartans vs Purdue Boilermakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Michigan State Spartans will look to cover the spread vs the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, as the Spartans are 13-12 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Boilermakers are 15-7-1 ATS. Michigan State is 11-14 against the total, while Purdue is 12-10-1 versus the total betting line.

The Boilermakers - Spartans odds would favor the Boilermakers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Purdue is rated No. 12 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Michigan State is at No. 160.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Michigan State is ranked No. 137 in NCAA basketball at 36.15 per game. Contrast that with Purdue's No. 32 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Purdue is the No. 21-ranked team in the country at 9.46 per game, while Michigan State rates No. 99 at 7.96 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Spartans got 18 points from Alvin Ellis III as Michigan State ran past Ohio State 74-66 on Tuesday at Breslin Center.

Rutgers was victimized for 24 points and 24 rebounds by Isaac Haas as the Boilermakers bested the Scarlet Knights 74-55 in college basketball action on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • Michigan State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Michigan State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan State's last 5 games
  • Michigan State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Purdue is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Purdue is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Purdue's last 5 games
  • Purdue is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Michigan State home to Nebraska, Thursday, February 23rd
Purdue at Penn State, Tuesday, February 21st

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