Ohio State vs Michigan State Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/4/23

Michigan State Spartans (18-11) vs Ohio State Buckeyes (13-17)

Game Info: Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 12:00 pm (Jack Breslin Student Events Center)

Betting Odds: Michigan State Spartans -7 -- Over/Under: 138.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Ohio State Bobcats and Michigan State Wolverines face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at the Breslin Center. When these two teams faced off on February 12th it was Michigan State that secured the 62-41 victory. 

Ohio State Betting Preview

Ohio State comes into this game with a 12-17 record overall and they have gone 10-20 against the spread. Ohio State has struggled all season, but they have won two games in a row. In the last game against Maryland the defense gave up only 62 points and they ended up winning by 11 points. Justice Sueing finished with 16 points and six rebounds. Ohio State is averaging 72.9 points while their defense is giving up 68.9 points per game. Brice Sensabaugh is averaging 16.4 points while shooting 48.1 percent from the field. 

Michigan State Betting Preview

On the other side of this matchup is Michigan State who sits with an 18-11 record overall and they have gone 15-14 against the spread. In the last game against Nebraska Michigan State scored 80 points and that was enough to secure the 13 point victory. Michigan State is averaging 70.2 points while their defense is giving up 67 points per game. The offense is ranked 210th while the offense is ranked 67th. Tyson Walker is averaging 14.8 points while shooting 46 percent from the field. 

Ohio State vs Michigan State Trends

Ohio State is 2-12 against the spread n their last 14 road games. The over is 4-0 in Michigan State’s last four games overall. The over is 6-1 in the Spartans last seven games following a straight up win. 

Shane’s Free Pick

Michigan State’s defense locked down in their last game against Ohio State, and they should find that same sort of success. Michigan State is also coming off a game where they scored 80 points and they are going to run up the score again here. Back Michigan State to cover the spread here. 

Shane’s Pick Michigan State -7

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