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Purdue Boilermakers vs Michigan State Spartans 01/08/2021 NCAAB Previews, Picks & Game Analysis
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Purdue Boilermakers vs Michigan State Spartans 01/08/2021 – A Big 10 Conference play will take place from Breslin Center in East Lansing, Michigan as Purdue Boilermakers square-off against Michigan State Spartans. The top online sportsbook predictions are already up and running as both teams battle to increase their record. Purdue Boilermakers declined in three of their five conference games and are 7-5 with their overall play. Michigan State holds the same conference record and is 8-3 with their overall play. This could be a tight game between two equally good teams.
Purdue Boilermakers vs Michigan State Spartans 01/08/2021
Purdue Boilermakers have a tough competition in the Big 10 play with most of their opponents holding a better record. The Boilermakers are in the middle of the Big 10 play and they have plenty of room for improvement, especially against some of the top teams. Purdue will enter this game with a losing record after their last defeat against Illinois. The Boilermakers scored 58 and gave up 66 in return. Purdue will look forward to breaking their two-game losing streak. Their leading scorer is Trevion Williams with an average of close to 15 points per game. Williams is also the leader in rebounds with close to 10 boards.
Players to watch: T. Williams F (GP 12 MIN 24.6 PTS 14.1 REB 9.6 AST 2.4 STL 0.6 BLK 0.7 TO 2.5 FG% 52.1 FT% 47.2 3P% 0), S. Stefanovic G (GP 12 MIN 31.8 PTS 11.3 REB 3.1 AST 2.8 STL 0.5 BLK 0.1 TO 1.2 FG% 48.7 FT% 78.8 3P% 50.7), E. Hunter Jr. G (GP 8 MIN 29 PTS 10.8 REB 2.1 AST 3.4 STL 1.3 BLK 0 TO 2.4 FG% 34.5 FT% 83.3 3P% 31.4).
Michigan State Spartans
Michigan State Spartans are slightly better than the Boilermakers with their overall performance. The Spartans will enter this game with a two-game winning streak. Michigan State defeated Rutgers in their last game with a final score of 68-45 and they are all set in continuing their success. When it comes to scoring, Aaron Henry has taken the lead with an average of 14 points per game. Henry is also the leader in assists with close to four per game. Joey Hauser is the leader in rebounds with an average of close to nine boards per game.
Players to watch: A. Henry F (GP 11 MIN 29.6 PTS 14 REB 5.5 AST 3.8 STL 1.6 BLK 1.5 TO 3.1 FG% 44 FT% 81.8 3P% 28.1), J. Hauser F (GP 11 MIN 23.2 PTS 12 REB 8.5 AST 2 STL 0.5 BLK 0.1 TO 2.1 FG% 49.4 FT% 76.9 3P% 36.4), R. Watts G (GP 11 MIN 22.3 PTS 9.9 REB 1.6 AST 3.6 STL 0 BLK 0 TO 1.4 FG% 35.7 FT% 89.5 3P% 28.6).
Purdue Boilermakers vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Predictions
Boilermakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Michigan State Spartans
Michigan State is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
Purdue Boilermakers vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Picks
The Best Online Sportsbook has predicted Michigan to win this game, but will fall short in the spread. Michigan has a better scoring offense and a strong defense to prevent the Boilermakers from scoring.
Moneyline: +170 is the set moneyline for the Boilermakers while the Spartans hold a moneyline of -200.
Spread: +4 (-107) is the allocated spread for the Boilermakers and -4 (-107) is set for the Spartans.
Totals: Look for the total to go over 144 (-107) for the Boilermakers and the same to go under for the Spartans.
Prediction: 73-71 Spartans win.
Score Prediction: 73-71 Spartans win.