Purdue vs Michigan State Prediction NCAAB Picks 3/15

Purdue vs Michigan State Prediction NCAAB Picks 3/15

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Michigan State Spartans vs. Purdue Boilermakers: Preview and Prediction

Get ready for an exhilarating showdown between the Michigan State Spartans (19-13, 10-10 CONF) and the Purdue Boilermakers (28-3, 17-3 CONF) on March 15, 2024, at 9:00 AM at Target Center in Minneapolis, MN. Tune in to BTN to catch the game live.

 

Team Reviews

Michigan State Spartans (19-13)

The Michigan State Spartans have had a solid season, led by the scoring prowess of T. Walker and the leadership of A.J. Hoggard. Despite their record, they have shown resilience and the ability to compete against tough opponents.

Last 5 Games:

  • @ IU: L65-64
  • vs NU: W53-49
  • @ PUR: L80-74
  • vs OSU: L60-57
  • vs IOWA: L78-71

 

Purdue Boilermakers (28-3)

The Purdue Boilermakers have been dominant throughout the season, boasting an impressive record and a formidable lineup. Led by the scoring machine Z. Edey and the playmaking skills of B. Smith, Purdue enters the tournament as one of the favorites to win it all.

Last 5 Games:

  • vs WIS: W78-70
  • @ ILL: W77-71
  • vs MSU: W80-74
  • @ MICH: W84-76
  • vs RUTG: W96-68

 

Michigan State vs Purdue Odds

Team Spread Total Moneyline
Michigan State Spartans +6.5 (-110) o143.5 (-115) +220
Purdue Boilermakers -6.5 (-110) u143.5 (-115) -270

 

Prediction

Expect the Purdue Boilermakers to cover the -6.5 points spread against the Michigan State Spartans. Here's why:

Purdue has been exceptional all season, boasting one of the most potent offenses in college basketball led by Z. Edey. In their recent matchup, Purdue defeated Michigan State by a close margin, indicating they have the ability to outperform their opponents, even in tight contests.

Furthermore, Purdue's balanced attack, which combines scoring, rebounding, and playmaking, poses significant challenges for Michigan State's defense. With players like B. Smith facilitating the offense and Z. Edey dominating the paint, Purdue has multiple weapons to exploit any defensive weaknesses.

On the defensive end, Purdue has also shown prowess, capable of limiting their opponents' scoring opportunities. This defensive strength coupled with their high-scoring offense gives Purdue a considerable advantage over Michigan State.

Considering Purdue's dominance throughout the season and their recent victory over Michigan State, expect them to assert their superiority once again and cover the -6.5 points spread in what could be another competitive matchup.

 

Pick: Purdue Boilermakers -6.5 Spread

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