College Basketball Picks: Michigan State Spartans vs. Wisconsin Badgers
The Michigan State Spartans (16-3) have won three consecutive meetings against the Wisconsin Badgers (13-5), which is important to consider when making your college basketball picks Tuesday night, as the two Big Ten Conference rivals meet at the Kohl Center.
Sports bettors will find that the Spartans are 5.5-point road underdogs in the NCAA basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total stands at 123.
Let's take a closer look at this matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.
Michigan State Spartans
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The Michigan State Spartans have won five games in a row, including a 59-56 victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes as three-point home favorites last time out.
Sports bettors will find that the Spartans are 11-7 against the spread as an underdog the last two-plus seasons.
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The Wisconsin Badgers are 8-1 against the Michigan State Spartans at the Kohl Center during the Bo Ryan era, which can't be ignored when making your college basketball predictions Tuesday night.
Sports bettors will also find that the Badgers are a dominating 22-6 against the spread as a home favorite of 3.5 to six points in their last 28 opportunities.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Michigan State Spartans as road underdogs Tuesday night, as the Wisconsin Badgers are 3-8 against the spread when playing a team with a winning record this year.
College Basketball Pick: Michigan State Spartans +5.5