Above all Sunday will be a day of emotion at the Breslin Center for the Spartans. Senior Day marks the final home game for senior Cassius Winston, the 2019 Big Ten Player of the Year. This has been a bittersweet season for Winston. To illuminate his brother died last November. Since then the Spartans have had a dark cloud over their season. MSU opened the 2019-20 campaign as a College basketball betting favorite to return to the Final Four. Instead, they struggled much of the year. Resurgent Ohio State will bring strong defense to improving MSU.
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan State Spartans
|Date and Time:||Sunday, March 8, 2020, 4:30 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Breslin Center, East Lansing, Michigan|
|Ohio State vs. Michigan State TV Coverage:||CBS|
|College Basketball Betting Online Odds at SBG:||Click Here|
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan State Spartans Overview
Late on the Spartans have gotten the cash in three of their last four games. Michigan State’s online betting record is 21-9 straight up, 14-16 against the spread, and 13-15 under the total. Correlate MSU ranks 58th for scoring offense and 50th for points allowed. Sparty is now tied for the Big Ten lead with Maryland. Tom Izzo has ignited a remarkable resurgence at the season’s most important time.
In like manner, Ohio State has covered eight of their last 10. OSU stands at 20-9 straight up, 18-11 vs. the odds and 12-17 under the total. Overall national metrics have the Buckeyes ranked 142nd for scoring offense and 16th for points allowed. Five of Ohio State’s last seven games have gone over the total.
Key Buckeyes: F Kaleb Wesson (14.0 PTS, 9.6 REB, 2.0 AST, 44.4 FGPCT, 72.0 FTPCT, 43.0 3PPCT), G Duane Washington Jr (11.4 PTS, 2.7 REB, 1.5 AST, 41.0 FGPCT, 81.5 FTPCT, 40.0 3PPCT)
Key Spartans: G Cassius Winston (18.3 PTS, 2.4 REB, 5.9 AST, 43.9 FGPCT, 85.5 FTPCT, 42.6 3PPCT), F Xavier Tillman Sr (13.7 PTS, 10.4 REB, 3.0 AST, 54.8 FGPCT, 66.4 FTPCT, 26.5 3PPCT)
Ohio State and Michigan State Against the Spread
The Buckeyes are:
- 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 away games
- 4-7 under the total on the road
- 1-5 vs. the odds in their last six games at Michigan State
- 2-4 under the total at the Breslin Center
- 5-11 on the board in their last 16 games as a dog
- 8-5 over the total when getting points
The Spartans are:
- 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games as a chalk
- 2-10-1 under the total when laying points
- 9-3 on the board in their last 12 games against the Buckeyes
- 6-4 over the total head to head with Ohio State
- 13-7 vs. the line at Breslin Center
- 1-7 under the total in their last eight home games
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan State Spartans College Basketball Betting Picks
On this occasion, the Spartans will be feeling the sadness of saying goodbye to Cassius Winston and the seniors. MSU and Winston should be motivated for a good farewell. As mentioned earlier Ohio State is not in a good College Basketball betting spot here. OSU is in the red on the road, as a dog, and at Breslin Center.
Ohio State vs. Michigan State College Basketball Betting Pick: Michigan State Spartans
Ohio State vs. Michigan State College Basketball Betting Score Prediction: Michigan State 81, Ohio State 69