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Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Line and Trends Report

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Michigan State and Rutgers on Sunday, with the host Spartans trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Rutgers Scarlet Knights before tip-off in this one found them as 27.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Michigan State Spartans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Michigan State Spartans battles the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, currently sitting with a 6-15 mark (8-9 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 8-13 for the Michigan State Spartans and 10-7 for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.

The Spartans - Scarlet Knights odds would favor the Spartans if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Michigan State is rated No. 36 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Rutgers is at No. 283.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Michigan State's No. 62 nationally ranked offense (78.23 points per game) against a Rutgers Scarlet Knights defense that sits as the No. 223 at 77.52 PPG. The Michigan State Spartans have been averaging 47.83% from the field, more than the Scarlet Knights have managed so far this season (42.01% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Scarlet Knights got 17 points from Mike Williams, but it was Michigan that prevailed in a 68-57 final on Wednesday at Crisler Center.

The Spartans blew out Northwestern on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 76-45 win at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Rutgers is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Rutgers's last 9 games
  • Rutgers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Michigan State is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games
  • Michigan State is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Michigan State's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Rutgers home to Illinois, Wednesday, February 3rd
Michigan State at Michigan, Saturday, February 6th