Denzel Valentine is the Spartans own All American player.

Penn State vs Michigan State College Hoops Spread

Written by on February 26, 2016

Out of the Big Ten Conference, the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Michigan State Spartans will square off on Sunday. The Penn State Nittany Lions come into the game with a 15-13 overall record, and 6-9 in Big Ten play. The Nittany Lions are coming off a one point win at home over Nebraska. The Nittany Lions are 9th in the Big Ten standings. For Michigan State, they are 23-5 on the season, and 10-5 in Big Ten play. The Spartans are tied with Wisconsin for fourth in the Big Ten, just one game behind both Maryland and Iowa for second place. Michigan State has won three in a row, including a win at Ohio State. Let’s take a look at some more information about this big college basketball game. After previewing each team, we will give a pick and prediction using the NCAA basketball odds at!

How To Bet on Penn State vs. Michigan State NCAAB Odds, TV and Game Info

When: Sunday, February 27, 2016, 12:00 PM ESTWhere: Breslin Center in East Lansing, MichiganTV: Big Ten NetworkRadio: WGLD AMStream Option: BTN2GoNCAAB Odds: Michigan State at -17.5

Why Bet on Penn State

Penn State has actually played good basketball as of late. The Nittany Lions have won three straight games, which followed their streak of losing five out of six games. Penn State is led in scoring by forward Brandon Taylor, who is putting up nearly 17 points per game. The Nittany Lions are 319th in the nation in scoring, with 65.6 points per game. Defensively, Penn State has been better as of late, holding teams in the 50’s the last two games. The Nittany Lions have home games with Northwestern and Illinois remaining, so an upset here would have them thinking .500 in Big Ten play.

Why Bet on Michigan State

The Michigan State Spartans are playing some of their best basketball here at the end of February. If you have ever watched a Tom Izzo team play before, that is no surprise. The Spartans are riding into this game as winners of 7 out of their last 8 games. Michigan State is led by their All American guard Denzel Valentine. He is scoring 19.6 points per game, and dishing out 7.3 assists per game. Michigan State is scoring just shy of 80 points per game, which ranks 37th in the country. The Spartans are the top assist team in the nation with 20.5 per game, and rank 7th in rebounds, with 41.8 per game.

Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction

The Michigan State Spartans are going to blow out the Penn State Nittany Lions. The Spartans are playing really good basketball, and yes, as well as Penn State is playing, it makes no difference. The athletes in this game will be wearing the green and white, and the home crowd is like no other. When you are getting ready to make your bets for Sunday in the world of college basketball, do not look any further than the Michigan State Spartans blasting the Penn State Nittany Lions. Final score prediction is Michigan State 82 and Penn State 65.