Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Michigan State Spartans, Big Ten Conference game. The Spartans number six in the nation are still winning games this season. The winning streak of the Spartans seems unstoppable, the team has not lost a game since November 27 against Louisville on the road. The Cornhuskers do not have a negative record in the conference, but so far the games have been difficult for them in the Big Ten. The home team has had problems to win in the last four games.
Michigan State Spartans: Nobody stops us.
The record for the Spartans is fifteen wins and only two losses, the first loss was in the first game of the season against Kentucky 92-87. The second loss was interesting, in November against Louisville 82-78, and after that defeat the Spartans have won fifteen games solidly so far. The last two wins were against Purdue 77-59 and Penn State 71-56, the conference record is 6-0 for the Spartans.
The Spartans on the road have won four games with only one loss. The average points on the road is 75.2 per game, 26.20 field goal points, 74.1% free throws, 6.20 three pointers and 14.60 assists. The defense is allowing up to 68.2 points per game, 23.40 field goal points and 7.20 three pointers.
In the conference games the best players are Nick Ward with 20.0 points per game, Winssston with 17.0, Langford with 14.0, McQuaid 11.5 and Tillman with 10.5 points per game. Ward and Winston have scored more than 200 combined points this season.
Nebraska Cornhuskers: We know how to defend ourselves.
The Cornhuskers this season have a good record with 13-4, but in the conference the record is not so good with 3-3. Three of the four defeats this season have been in conference games. 2-2 in the last four games, the last win was against Indiana on the road 66-51. In the rivalry against the Spartans, the team has lost the last three games, only one at home a couple of years ago.
At home the Cornhuskers are scoring an average of 83.3 points per game, 28.89 FG points, 71.8% free throws and up to 9.44 three pointers per game. The defense at home is strong, zero defeats with nine solid wins. The team is allowing only 53.0 points per game.
James Palmer leads Nebraska in conference games with 17.0 points per game, Copeland 14.5 points, Roby 13.7 points, Watson Jr. 13.3 and Thomas Allen 8.8 points per game. The Cornhuskers are 6-1-1 in the ATS this season at home.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Michigan State Spartans 01/17/2019
is: take the Michigan State Spartans -1.5 (Point Spread).
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