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Wisconsin Badgers vs Michigan State Spartans 01/17/2020 Odds, Previews and Spread

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Wisconsin Badgers vs Michigan State Spartans 01-17-2020 Odds Previews and Spread

Wisconsin Badgers vs Michigan State Spartans 01/17/2020 – The Wisconsin Badgers won their last two games and they are on the road and try to create a winning streak. In their way are the Michigan State Spartans who lost their last two and they are hungry to get back in winning form. This battle will happen at the Jacks Breslin Events Center at East Lansing, Michigan. Fox Sports 1 will air the game on television while SofaScore is the place to catch the online live stream. Having the game played in their home, the Spartans are the big favorites by National Championship Basketball Odds to win this match over the Badgers.

Wisconsin Badgers vs Michigan State Spartans 01/17/2020

When: Friday, January 17, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Jack Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing, Michigan
TV: FOX Sports 1
Stream: Sofascore

Wisconsin Badgers vs Michigan State Spartans 01/17/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Wisconsin +9 (-110) 128.5 o (-110) +425
Michigan State -9 (-110) 128.5 u (-110) -550
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Wisconsin Badgers

Wisconsin Badgers are coming off from two consecutive wins against Penn St. Nittany Lions and the latest was Maryland Terrapins. In their last game, they won by a thin margin of two points, 56-54. In that game, Nate Reuvers led the team in scoring with 17 points along with five rebounds and a couple of three-pointers. Brad Davidson and Micah Potter each had 14 points to help in the scoring. Kobe King just finished with 8 points. They have a solid core but if they want to earn a fighting chance against the Spartans, they need their bench to step up and give the starters a boost.

Players to watch: N. Reuvers F (17 GP 27.5 MIN 13.9 PTS 5.4 REB 0.5 AST 0.5 STL 2.1 BLK 2 TO 47.5 FG% 77.4 FT% 30.8 3P%), K. King G (16 GP 28.3 MIN 10.7 PTS 3.2 REB 1.3 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 1.5 TO 50 FG% 68.1 FT% 29.2 3P%), B. Davison G (17 GP 30.6 MIN 9 PTS 4.5 REB 1.8 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 39.2 FG% 87.2 FT% 32.8 3P%).

Michigan State Spartans

The Michigan Spartans are coming off a 29-point loss against the Purdue Boilermakers, 71-42. In that game, the team only shot 35% from the floor and had 18 turnovers. Cassis Winston and Rocket Watts are the only players to reach double-digit scoring with 10 points each. Xavier Tillman had 8 points and 8 rebounds as well. Other than that, not many players stepped up from the bench. This was a tough game to swallow for the  Spartans as everything just went wrong against the Boilermakers. This is not how that they want to go into this game but expect Tillman, Winston and Aaron Henry to come out and lead this team back to the winning track against the Badgers,

Players to watch: C. Winston G (16 GP 31.6 MIN 18.8 PTS 2.2 REB 6.2 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 3.1 TO 43.2 FG% 86.7 FT% 36.6 3P%), X. Tillman F (17 GP 31 MIN 13.9 PTS 10.1 REB 2.9 AST 1.1 STL 2.2 BLK 2.2 TO 55.6 FG% 63.5 FT% 32.1 3P%), A. Henry F (16 GP 27.1 MIN 9.6 PTS 4.4 REB 3.1 AST 0.5 STL 0.7 BLK 1.9 TO 44.8 FG% 73.5 FT% 34 3P%).

Wisconsin Badgers vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Predictions

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Wisconsin Badgers

Badgers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisconsin’s last 6 games.
Wisconsin is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Badgers are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games against Michigan State.
Wisconsin is 0-7 SU in their last 7 games against Michigan State.

Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Spartans are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan State’s last 5 games against Wisconsin.
Michigan State is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Spartans are 11-0 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Badgers vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Picks

The Badgers are coming in as the underdogs in this match according to Top Online Sportsbook but they have momentum leading to this game. It will now depends how the Spartans really want to win this game but if they show the type of game that they did against the Boilermakers, they are giving their opponents a chance to steal the game.

Moneyline: The Spartans have the huge upper hand in this game so they are at -550 at the ML while the Badgers are +425 if they win.

ATS: The Badgers are handed a +9 across the spread for this game while the Spartans are on the other end at -9.

TOTALS:  The Total given to this game is at 128.5 points with the Badgers expected to go over while the Spartans are the team under.

Score Prediction: 75-63, Spartans.