Michigan State Hosts Purdue in Big Ten Scrap

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Another Top 5 Showdown for Michigan State

The 3rd-ranked Purdue Boilermakers and the 4th-ranked Michigan State Spartans will battle on Saturday at Breslin Center. Tip-off is set for 4 pm EST. ESPN will have the broadcast.

Oddsmakers opened the Spartans as -2.5-point favorites versus the Boilermakers, while the game’s total opened at 148. The total has held steady, but the line has crept up to Michigan State -3.

Michigan State has already been involved in two battles with top five teams this season. The Spartans will do it again Saturday afternoon in a crucial Big Ten showdown. The Spartans were ranked No. 2 and lost to then-No. 1 Duke. They were ranked No. 3 in late November and blew out then-No. 5 Notre Dame.

Michigan State Looking for 8th Straight Win

Michigan State has more big-game experience. The Boilermakers have more veteran players. The Spartans start four sophomores and a freshman. Purdue starts four seniors and a sophomore. Something is gonna give Saturday afternoon.

Michigan State was a 96-93 winner in its last match on the road against the Iowa Hawkeyes. They failed to cover the -10-point spread as favorites.

Michigan State is looking to extend its seven-game winning streak. In the win on Tuesday the Spartans got 25 points from sophomore forward Miles Bridges. Bridges is scoring at 17.7 points a clip.


Purdue Coming off First Conference Loss

Last time out for Purdue, they were a 64-63 loser as they battled the Ohio State Buckeyes at home. They failed to cover in the match as a -10-point favorite.

The Boilermakers had their bid for a perfect conference season derailed on Wednesday. The loss also snapped Purdue’s school-record 19-game winning streak.

Guard Carsen Edwards scored a career-high 28 points against the Buckeyes. He leads the Boilermakers at 17.0 points per game. Purdue also has a solid frontcourt duo. 6-foot-8 Vincent Edwards pours in 15.3 points a game and adds 7.8 rebounds. 7-2 Isaac Haas is chipping in 14.7 points and 5.3 rebounds.

The Boilermakers hadn’t lost since losing on back-to-back nights to Tennessee and Western Kentucky in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in November.

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Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Michigan State23-313-12-183.6965.2718.429-61-4-116-1012-32-4
Power Stats
Assists Turnovers
Team Records

Purdue Boilermakers

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Last 109-14-15-03-71-42-377.2065.4011.80
vs Conf12-16-16-05-82-53-377.5465.3112.23

Michigan State Spartans

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Last 108-24-14-12-7-11-41-3-176.9071.505.40
vs Conf11-26-15-14-8-13-41-4-177.5468.089.46
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense83.152265.2726
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense80.002362.2424
Away Team Road Rebounds vs Home Team Home Rebounds Allowed32.9018429.2911
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense83.691764.1517
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense87.651667.7018
Home Team Home Rebounds vs Away Team Road Rebounds Allowed42.711132.5035

Head To Head Summary

TeamrecordATSO/UAVGAVG ½FG%REB3PTsteals
Michigan State7-36-49-177.0034.0047.5034.9089/2086.20

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayaway scoreHomehome scorelineATSTotalO/UFG% EdgeReb Edge3PT EdgeAway Half ScoreHome Half ScoreAway FG%Home FG%Away ReboundsHome ReboundsAway Three PointersHome Three PointersAway StealsHome Steals
Feb 18, 2017MICHS63PURDU80-9.5PURDU139OPURDUMICHSMICHS263742.450.932319/275/1545
Jan 24, 2017PURDU84MICHS731.5PURDU141OMICHSPURDUPush393949.151.9362311/2111/2446
Mar 13, 2016PURDU62MICHS66-5PURDU143UMICHSMICHSMICHS263638.241.731413/158/2141
Feb 9, 2016MICHS81PURDU82-2.5MICHS143OPURDUPURDUMICHS304638.243.3394211/288/1652
Mar 4, 2015PURDU66MICHS72-7PURDU129.5OPURDUPURDUPURDU302745.344.2343310/219/2368
Feb 20, 2014MICHS94PURDU796MICHS138.5OMICHSMICHSMICHS493857.749292617/327/1488
Feb 9, 2013MICHS78PURDU653.5MICHS128OMICHSMICHSMICHS312349.147.731274/121/5134
Jan 5, 2013PURDU61MICHS84-11.5MICHS126OMICHSMICHSMICHS303639.345.335444/148/1548
Feb 19, 2012MICHS76PURDU624.5MICHS129OMICHSMICHSPURDU353850.833.844325/136/2234
Jan 21, 2012PURDU58MICHS83-8MICHS136OMICHSPURDUMICHS2431296034333/207/1346

Big Ten Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Purdue Boilermakers

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Feb 7, 2018OHIOS63-64L-10146L/U42.5578.958H
Feb 3, 2018RUTGR78-76W-15.5131.5L/O45.1086.217A
Jan 31, 2018MARYL75-67W-14144.5L/U44.8369.577H
Jan 28, 2018INDY74-67W-8.5144.5L/U48.2183.335A
Jan 25, 2018MICH92-88W-10.5136L/O62.0082.6111H

Michigan State Spartans

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Feb 6, 2018IOWA96-93W-10154L/O56.1482.768A
Feb 3, 2018INDY63-60W-8141L/U48.9447.069A
Jan 31, 2018PENST76-68W-13.5141.5L/O50.0080.008H
Jan 28, 2018MARYL74-68W-6146P/U39.6882.615A
Jan 26, 2018WISCN76-61W-17136L/O50.0087.508H

Next up:
Purdue at Wisconsin Thursday, February 15
Michigan State at Minnesota Tuesday, February 13

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