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Michigan State put a beat down on the Michigan Wolverines in East Lansing last month, but now these two rivals will meet in Ann Arbor on Sunday. The Wolverines are coming off a stunning loss at the hands of lowly Penn State. Michigan State is in a tie for second place in the Big Ten, while Michigan is one game behind them at 10-5. Tensions will be high for this Big Ten battle.
The Big Ten Conference is head and shoulders above the rest of the college basketball world so far this season. Winning on the road in the Big Ten is no easy feat! Ohio State isn’t quite up there with the best teams in the league, but they are still a solid team. Michigan State is fighting for the Big Ten title, but their home loss to Indiana this week put them behind the eight ball. They need a win here to stay in touch.
The argument could be made that the top two teams in the country are squaring off on Tuesday night in East Lansing, where the college basketball odds are going to be tightly contested between the Indiana Hoosiers and the Michigan State Spartans.
March is just a few weeks away and teams are gearing up for a strong finish to the month of February. Teams are primed for conference tournaments and looking forward to getting a high seeding in the NCAA Tournament. Each week here at Bang The Book we break down our own top five college basketball rankings showcasing the best teams in college hoops.
Rivals from the Mitten are going to meet for some college basketball betting action on Tuesday night in a Top 10 showdown between the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans.
The Sunday between the conference championship games and the Super Bowl is always a good one for college basketball betting fans, and this year is no exception. The showcase game on CBS pits the Michigan State Spartans against the Indiana Hoosiers at Assembly Hall.
A lot of this year’s bowl games are expected to be high scoring affairs, but TCU and Michigan are both built around their defense. Michigan State was expected to contend for a Big Ten title, but the Spartans finished just 6-6 in the regular season. TCU went 7-5 after joining the Big 12 in the offseason. Let’s take a look at this matchup.
The Michigan State Spartans didn’t get off to a thrilling start to their campaign, and they are going to try to get back on track in Atlanta on Tuesday night when they take on the Kansas Jayhawks as a part of the 24 Hours of College Hoops.
The Spartans were supposed to go out to Germany and pick up a relatively easy win against the Connecticut Huskies last week. Instead, the game was touch and go the whole way, and in the end, it was UConn that came out on top, shocking the No. 22 team in America.
Ohio State is currently serving a postseason ban as a result of NCAA sanctions but do not tell that to Urban Meyer. The new Buckeye head coach has his team heading into this matchup with a 4-0 straight-up record that includes a 35-28 victory over California as a 17-point home favorite in Week 3 and last Saturday’s 29-15 romp over UAB as a 35.5-point favorite at home. This Saturday will be the first true test to see just how good his team actually is after it failed to cover a hefty spread in its last three games.
Notre Dame started the season by rolling over Navy 50-10 as a 14.5-point road favorite in Dublin, Ireland and sneaking by Purdue 20-17 as a 14-point favorite at home, but now it will really be put to the test on Saturday night in this heated annual rivalry. The Fighting Irish won this game last season with ease in a 31-13 blowout as six-point home favorites, but has not won on the road against the Spartans since 2006.