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Michigan State Spartans vs Ohio State Buckeyes 03/03/2022 Top Picks, Odds and Predictions

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Michigan State Spartans vs Ohio State Buckeyes 03-03-2022 Top Picks Odds and Predictions

Michigan State Spartans vs Ohio State Buckeyes 03/03/2022 – The Michigan State Spartans will take the road in this game to face the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Michigan State Spartans are in the seventh position among the Big Ten teams with a conference record of 10-8 and an overall record of 19-10. The Ohio State Buckeyes are in the fifth position with a conference record of 11-7 and an overall record of 18-9. Ohio State is in desperate need of a victory, especially since they lost three out of their last five games. March Madness picks 2022 are predicting the Buckeyes to win in this game.

Michigan State Spartans vs Ohio State Buckeyes 03/03/2022

When:Thursday, March 3, 7:00 PM ET
Where:Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio
TV:ESPN
Stream:Sofascore
Michigan State Spartans vs Ohio State Buckeyes 03/03/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Michigan State Spartans+4.5 (-110)143.5 o (-110)+225
Ohio State Buckeyes-4.5 (-110)143.5 u (-110)-333
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Michigan State Spartans

The Michigan State Spartans have lost four out of their last five games. In their last game, the Spartans played against Michigan and lost sadly by 17 points. The lead scorer for Michigan State was Gabe Brown who scored 12 points while Tyson Walker contributed with 11 points. As a whole team, Michigan State is scoring an average of 72.1 points per game. Gabe Brown is the star for the team with an average of 11.4 points in every game. On defense, the team is allowing 67.9 points per game.

Players to watch: G. Brown F (GP 29, MIN 28.4, PTS 11.4, REB 4, AST 1.1, STL 0.8, BLK 0.3, TO 1.1, FG% 40.5, FT% 91.4, 3P% 36.1), M. Hall F (GP 29, MIN 22.2, PTS 9.6, REB 4.8, AST 1.2, STL 0.6, BLK 0.2, TO 1.3, FG% 53.9, FT% 71.7, 3P% 49.1), M. Christie G (GP 28, MIN 31.3, PTS 9.5, REB 3.4, AST 1.4, STL 0.6, BLK 0.5, TO 1.4, FG% 37.8, FT% 83.1, 3P% 30.8).

Ohio State Buckeyes

The Ohio State Buckeyes have lost three out of their last five games and will try to win this game to even the score. In their last game, Ohio State played against Nebraska and lost by 8 points. The lead scorer was EJ Liddell who scored 27 along with 14 rebounds. Malaki Branham also contributed 16 points. As a whole team, the Buckeyes are scoring an average of 74.0 points per game. The top scorer is EJ Liddell who has an average of 19.6 points per game. On defense, the team is allowing 68.1 points to be scored in every game on an average.

Players to watch: E.J. Liddell F (GP 27, MIN 32.9, PTS 19.6, REB 7.7, AST 2.6, STL 0.5, BLK 2.6, TO 2.3, FG% 49.7, FT% 76, 3P% 37.3), M. Branham G (GP 27, MIN 28.8, PTS 12.7, REB 3.6, AST 1.8, STL 0.6, BLK 0.3, TO 1.5, FG% 48.4, FT% 83.1, 3P% 44.4), Z. Key F (GP 26, MIN 20.7, PTS 8.3, REB 5.4, AST 0.5, STL 0.2, BLK 0.9, TO 1, FG% 56.5, FT% 58.6, 3P% 0).

Michigan State Spartans vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Predictions

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Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Spartans are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Michigan State are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games against Ohio State.
Michigan State are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Ohio State.
Spartans are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.

Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio State are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ohio State’s last 8 games.
Buckeyes are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games.
Ohio State are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games at home.
Ohio State are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Michigan State.

Michigan State Spartans vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Picks

Summary: While both these teams are desperate for a win, the odds seem to be in favor of the Buckeyes in this game due to their better attacking stance. The NCAA betting lines are predicting the Michigan State Spartans as the underdog.  

Moneyline: +225 is the ML for the Spartans and -333 is the ML for the Buckeyes.

ATS: A spread of +4.5 (-110) is out for Michigan State and a spread of -4.5 (-110) is out for Ohio State.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 143.5 (-110) for the Spartans and the same to go under for the Buckeyes.

Score Prediction: 76-72, Buckeyes win.