Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Michigan State Spartans

Sparty as Small Betting on College Basketball Favorite to Texas Tech

April 2nd, 2019 NCAA Basketball, Online Wagering

Of course, its “Guns up” in Lubbock Texas, home of the Texas Tech Red Raiders.  Head coach Chris Beard has made history as the first man to lead Tech to the Final Four.  And he did so in just his third season on the job.  Beard has engineered one of the top defenses in the country.  But Saturday may be the toughest assignment of all.  Head coach Tom Izzo’s Michigan State Spartans are on betting on college basketball fire.  Not only was MSU one of the most profitable teams on the board but also the most consistent.

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Michigan State Spartans

Date and Time: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 8:49 p.m. ET

Location: US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota

NCAA Betting Online Odds at SBG:

TeamSpreadTotal
Texas Tech+2½ (-110)132½ (-110)
Michigan State-2½ (-110)132½ (-110)
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Texas Tech vs. Michigan State TV Coverage: CBS

Michigan State Spartans 

First, MSU’s Izzo commands a full court style that is difficult to overcome.  Few teams are as effective over the entire length and width of the hardwood.  Michigan State also brings a go-to star to the court.  Cassius Winston won Big Ten Player of the Year honors for Michigan State and with plenty of good reason.  To show Winston led the Spartans with 18.9 points and 7.6 assists per game.  In Michigan State’s 68-67 win over Duke, Winston flourished with 20 points and 10 assists in the victory.

Michigan State Stats to Consider

Now Michigan State has a betting on college basketball record of 32-6 straight up, 27-11 against the spread, and 15-22-1 under the total.  As a result of that record of gambling reliability the Spartans will draw plenty of betting action their way.  Also factoring into the price is that MSU is one of the most public teams on the college basketball betting board.  Consistent MSU ranks 49th in the nation for scoring offense and 34th for points allowed.

Team vs. Team

Michigan State has kept their head above water as a Big Dance favorite.  Consider that Sparty has paid in five of their last nine laying points in March Madness.  MSU has come away with the cash in seven of their last nine games.  In like manner does Texas Tech have the hot hand.  Red Raider backers have cashed in the winning ticket in seven of their last eight games.

Important Names to Consider

Texas Tech proved their online wagering Final Four worth with a 75-69 payout over Gonzaga as five-point dogs.  Commencing with the Zags being a top seed did the upset garner plenty of respect.  Head coach Chris Beard has engineered the nation’s third ranked defense.  Extending the Red Raiders success is guard Jarrett Culver.  Culver scored 20 points in the Sweet Sixteen win over Michigan.  Following that was 19 points in the upset over Gonzaga.  Culver has certainly enhanced his pro prospects in just his second season.

Matchup to Watch

In this situation Texas Tech faces a daunting task.  Michigan State has proven to be the toughest and most consistent betting on college basketball value in the tournament.  Cassius Winston also figures to be the difference.

Texas Tech vs. Michigan State NCAA games Betting Odds Picks

On this occasion the full court style of Michigan State rates the edge.

Texas Tech vs. Michigan State NCAA Betting Online Pick:  Michigan State Spartans

Texas Tech vs. Michigan State NCAA Betting Online Score Prediction: Michigan State 78, Texas Tech 69

Catch Cassius Winston’s comments after MSU’s win over Duke!

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