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Michigan State Spartans vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Matchup Report

Nebraska CornhuskersMichigan State Spartans
13-10February 16, 2014, 03:00 | Breslin Center21-4

The Michigan State Spartans will be trying to slam the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Sunday when the teams tip off at Breslin Center in college betting action.

This season, the Spartans are 21-4 overall and 14-9-1 ATS, while the Cornhuskers are 13-10 and 14-8 ATS. As for the totals, Michigan State boasts a 12-12 on the OU, and Nebraska is 9-12-1.

View Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan State Spartans Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Spartans installed as -13.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

This game matches up the No. 40 (Spartans) and the No. 221 (Cornhuskers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

Nebraska was a 67-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Illinois. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. Shavon Shields poured in a team-high 33 points for Nebraska on Wednesday, as they defeated Illinois 67-58 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Michigan State was an 85-70 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northwestern. They covered the 14-point spread as favorites. Adreian Payne scored 20 points and added 14 rebounds for a double-double, leading Michigan State over Northwestern, 85-70, on Thursday at Breslin Center.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Michigan State's No. 32 nationally ranked offense (77.96 points per game) against a Cornhuskers defense that sits as the No. 63 at 66.52 PPG. The Spartans have been averaging 47.08% from the field, more than the Cornhuskers have managed so far this season (42.76% on average).

A few Cornhuskers at Spartans trends to consider:
Nebraska is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Nebraska is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Nebraska's last 8 games
Nebraska is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Michigan State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Michigan State is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
Michigan State is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan State's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Nebraska home to Penn State, Thursday, February 20th
Michigan State at Purdue, Thursday, February 20th