BIG Ten Tournament Finals Betting Preview: Michigan Wolverines vs. Michigan State Spartans – Sunday, March 17, 2019

by | Mar 16, 2019 | NCAA Basketball

Matchup at a Glance

Where: United Center in Chicago, Illinois

When: Sunday, March 17th at 3:30 PM ET

Spread: Michigan State -1

Total: 134.5

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BetDSI has the Michigan State Spartans listed as 1 point favorites of the Michigan Wolverines. The Michigan State Spartans enter this game with a record of 27-6 and have won four of their last five games including four wins in a row and are coming off a win against Wisconsin by a score of 67-55.

The Michigan Wolverines enter this game with a record of 28-5 and have won four of their last five games including a win on Saturday against Minnesota by a score of 76-49. Let’s take a closer look at these two teams and we’ll start with the underdog Michigan Wolverines.

Michigan Wolverines

The Wolverines are 28-5 overall and 19-14 ATS.  The Michigan Wolverines are a tournament team and would likely be a 2 seed if they win this game. Michigan is 19-14 ATS overall, 15-12 ATS after a win, 1-1 ATS as an underdog and 15-7 ATS in conference games.

Ignas Brazdeikis leads the team in scoring with 480 points. Zavier Simpson leads the team in assists and steals with 205 assists and 47 steals. Jon Teske leads the team in rebounds and blocks with 218 rebounds and 70 blocks.

Michigan is averaging 70.70 points per game which ranks 181st in college basketball. They are averaging 8.45 offensive rebounds per game which is below the 10.08 average for the rest of college basketball. They are averaging 13.88 assists per game which is above the 13.38 average for the rest of college basketball.

The Wolverines are allowing 58.36 points per game which ranks 2nd in college basketball. They are averaging 26.58 defensive rebounds per game which is above the 25.23 average for the rest of college basketball. They are averaging 6.18 steals per game which is below the 6.36 average for the rest of college basketball.

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Michigan State Spartans

The Spartans are 27-6 overall and 23-10 ATS.  The Michigan State Spartans won the regular season in the Big Ten and already have beaten Michigan twice this season giving them a strong resume and could be a 1 seed if they win this game. Michigan State is 23-10 ATS overall, 19-7 ATS after a win, 22-8 ATS as a favorite and 16-6 ATS in conference games.

Cassius Winston leads the team in scoring and assists with 606 points and 241 assists. Kenny Goins leads the team in rebounds with 285. Xavier Tillman and Cassius Winston are tied for the team lead in steals with 33 apiece. Xavier Tillman leads the team in blocks with 55.

Michigan State is averaging 79.24 points per game which ranks 31st in college basketball. They are averaging 10.82 offensive rebounds per game which is above the 10.08 average for the rest of college basketball. They are averaging 19.09 assists per game which is above the 6.36 average for the rest of college basketball.

The Spartans are allowing 65.70 points per game which is below the 72.44 average for the rest of college basketball. They are averaging 30.18 defensive rebounds per game which is above the 25.23 average for the rest of college basketball. They are averaging 5.33 steals per game which is below the 6.36 average for the rest of college basketball.

Michigan State gets the win on Sunday

This is one of the better rivalries in the Big Ten, but the Spartans have owned this series winning seven of the last ten against Michigan. Michigan State is 6-4 ATS in their last ten match-ups with Michigan while outscoring the Wolverines by an average of 72.90 to 69.90 in those games.

The Spartans are 2-1 in their last three meetings with the Wolverines while outscoring Michigan by an average of 72 to 69.33 in those contests. I look for those trends to continue with a Michigan State win on Sunday against the Wolverines. Make sure to bet this match-up on BetDSI.

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