Michigan State Spartans Vs. Michigan Wolverines, Big Ten conference game. The most anticipated game of this week with the two best teams in the conference and among the best in the nation. The Wolverines arrive better to this game with a positive record and seventh in the national poll AP. The Wolverines have also played perfectly at home, without defeats and winning against all conference rivals. The Spartans have a slightly lower record than the Wolverines overall, but they are still in the top poll of the top ten teams.
Michigan Wolverines: Number one in the conference.
The Wolverines are number one in the Big Ten with thirteen wins and only three defeats. The record at home is perfect with 16 victories this season, of those games half were against conference rivals. The last four home games were against Maryland 65-52, Wisconsin 61-52 and Ohio State 65-49. The overall record is 24-3, the three losses were against conference rivals Wisconsin 54-64, Iowa 59-74 and Penn State 69-75.
At home the Wolverines are scoring an average of 71.1 points per game, 25.88 FG points, 68.1% free throw shots, 7.69 three pointers and 13.25 assists. The defense is allowing up to 55.6 points per game, 22 FG points, 4.94 three pointers and 9.25 assists.
The ATS record is 8-8-0 at home, the Wolverines have not lost games at home but in the spread they have had problems completing the points. 7-1-0 in the last eight games at home, mostly against conference opponents. The average points at home is -16.2 in the spread. This is the first of two games against the Spartans, last season they won both games.
Michigan State Spartans: Sharing the first place.
The Spartans share the first place in the Big Ten with the Wolverines. The Spartans also have thirteen wins and only three defeats in the conference. The overall record is slightly lower with only 22 wins and five losses. The record on the road is positive but with three losses in ten games. The seven victories were mostly against conference rivals. 2-2 in the last four games on the road. The last defeats in the conference were against Purdue 63-73 and Illinois 74-79.
On the road the Spartans are scoring an average of 73.2 points per game, 25.10 FG points, 79.2 free throw shots, 7.00 three pointers and up to 14.00 assists. The defense allows up to 68.3 points, 24 FG points with 7.30 three pointers.
The ATS record is good with 7-3-0, but 2-2 in the last four games in the spread. The last victory in the spread was against Wisconsin 67-59 to complete -2.0 in the spread. The Spartans had a winning streak in the spread of six games. The average line is -4.2 points in the spread, the Spartans have been favorites in most games on the road.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Michigan State Spartans vs. Michigan Wolverines 02/24/2019 is: take the Michigan Wolverines -4.0 (Point Spread).
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