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Michigan State vs Minnesota Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big Ten Tournament

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Michigan State vs Minnesota Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big Ten Tournament

The No. 8 seed Michigan State Spartans (18-13, 10-10 Big Ten) and the No. 9 seed Minnesota Golden Gophers (18-13, 9-11 Big Ten) will try to advance in the Big Ten tournament on Thursday as they square off at 12:00 PM ET.

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Michigan State vs. Minnesota Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Big Ten Network
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Arena: Target Center

Michigan State vs. Minnesota Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Michigan State win (67.3%)

Read these betting trends and insights before you bet on Thursday's Michigan State-Minnesota spread (Michigan State -6.5) or total (136.5 points).

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Michigan State vs. Minnesota: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Michigan State has compiled a 16-15-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Minnesota is 24-7-0 ATS this season.
  • Michigan State (9-6) covers a lower percentage of games when it is favored by 6.5 points or more this season (60%) than Minnesota (5-1) does as a 6.5+-point underdog (83.3%).
  • The Spartans own a better record against the spread in home games (11-7-0) than they do in road games (4-6-0).
  • Against the spread, the Golden Gophers have performed better at home (17-3-0) than away (7-3-0).
  • Michigan State has nine wins against the spread in 20 conference games this year.
  • Minnesota is 14-6-0 against the spread in Big Ten play this season.

Michigan State vs. Minnesota: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Michigan State has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 25 games this year and has walked away with the win 15 times (60%) in those games.
  • This year, the Spartans have won 11 of 14 games when listed as at least -285 or better on the moneyline.
  • Minnesota has been the underdog on the moneyline 16 total times this season. Minnesota has finished 5-11 in those games.
  • The Golden Gophers have played in six games as a moneyline underdog with odds of +230 or longer without earning a win.
  • Michigan State has an implied victory probability of 74% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.

Michigan State vs. Minnesota Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Michigan State outscores opponents by 7.5 points per game (scoring 73.4 per game to rank 180th in college basketball while giving up 65.9 per contest to rank 25th in college basketball) and has a +232 scoring differential overall.
  • Tyson Walker's 18.4 points per game lead Michigan State and are 68th in college basketball.
  • Minnesota outscores opponents by 4.1 points per game (posting 75.7 points per game, 116th in college basketball, and allowing 71.6 per contest, 165th in college basketball) and has a +127 scoring differential.
  • Dawson Garcia's team-leading 17.6 points per game rank him 98th in college basketball.
  • The 34.7 rebounds per game the Spartans average rank 213th in college basketball. Their opponents grab 34.0 per outing.
  • Malik Hall leads the team with 5.7 rebounds per game (415th in college basketball play).
  • The Golden Gophers average 35.4 rebounds per game (169th in college basketball) while conceding 33.0 per contest to opponents. They outrebound opponents by 2.4 boards per game.
  • Garcia is 213th in the country with 6.7 rebounds per game, leading the Golden Gophers.
  • Michigan State's 97.9 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 116th in college basketball, and the 87.9 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 47th in college basketball.
  • The Golden Gophers average 99.2 points per 100 possessions (81st in college basketball), while conceding 93.8 points per 100 possessions (211th in college basketball).

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