Eastern Michigan @ Michigan State
Current record: Eastern Michigan 1-3; Michigan State 2-1
What to know
The Michigan State Spartans will play the East Michigan Eagles at 5 p.m. ET Saturday at home. The Spartans should still rise after the big win, while the EMU will find a way to regain its position.
MSU entered their contest against the Butler Bulldogs on Wednesday with a conclusive score of 73-52. The bookmakers sided with MSU, but they failed to give the team enough credit because the odds were unexpectedly wide. They won thanks to the support of some key players, and that was the defense Max Christie Go to the front to get 18 points. Christie’s performance made up for a slower game against the Western Michigan Broncos last Friday.
Meanwhile, EMU was just one win away from Thursday’s win and 74-73 defeat to Northern Kentucky Norse.
This next match looks promising for MSU, who are favored with a full 23 points. They are consistent earners against spread in favor (2-0), so they might be worth a quick bet.
The Spartans currently lead 2-1 while the Eagles sit at 1-3. A pair of defensive stats to watch out for: MSU is holding on to its opponents with a goal-scoring rate of 34.60%, placing it 26th in college basketball. Less enviable, EMU is 21st in college basketball in terms of allowed points per game, averaging 80. So the cards are definitely stacked against EMU.
How to watch
- When: Saturday at 5 p.m. ET
- Where: Jack Breslin Student Event Center – East Lansing, Michigan
- TV: BTN Plus
- Monitor: CBS Sports App
- Fare: $9.76
The Spartans are the team with the most favorite 23 points against the Eagles, according to the latest news college basketball odds.
The bookmakers had a good feeling for this line, as the opening match against Sparta was the 22-point favorite.
Top / Bottom: -109
Michigan State has won every game against Eastern Michigan in the past seven years.
- November 25, 2020 – Michigan State 83 vs Eastern Michigan 67
- December 21, 2019 – Michigan State 101 vs Eastern Michigan 48
- November 23, 2015 – Michigan State 89 vs Eastern Michigan 65
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