Indiana at Michigan State: 3/2/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Michigan State Spartans (13-10) vs Indiana Hoosiers (12-12)
Game Info: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Jack Breslin Student Events Center)
Betting Odds: Michigan State Spartans -2 -- Over/Under: 137.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Indiana Hoosiers and Michigan State Spartans face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at the Breslin Center.
The Indiana Hoosiers come into this game with a 12-12 record overall but coming into this game they have lost three games in a row. in the last game against Michigan the offense really struggled scoring only 57 points and that led to a 16 point loss. Indiana on the season is averaging 71.5 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.0 points per game. Indiana has been led by Trayce Jackson=Davis who is averaging 19.8 points while shooting 52.1 percent from the field. Three different players are averaging at least ten points per game.
On the other side of this matchup is the Michigan State Spartans who sit with a 13-10 record overall and coming into this game they have won three of their last four games. The only loss during that stretch came in their last game against the Maryland Terrapins. In that last game, Michigan State could only score 55 points and that led to the loss. Michigan State is averaging 70.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 71.6 points per game. Forward Aaron Henry has been the best player for Michigan State averaging 15.1 points while shooting 44.7 percent from the field and 27.5 percent from behind the three point line.
Indiana is 7-3-1 against the spread in their last 11 road games. Michigan State is 5-15 against the spread in their last 20 games overall. Michigan State is 5-12 against the spread in their last 17 games against the Big Ten. The home team is 6-2 in the last eight meetings played between the two teams.
Michigan State has been inconsistent but they are still at home, and Indiana clearly has some issues right now. Look for Indiana’s offense to struggle and that will lead to Michigan State coming away with a cover of the spread.