Oklahoma vs. Michigan State - 3/27/15 NCAA Tournament College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Michigan State Spartans (25-11) at Oklahoma Sooners (24-10)
College Basketball: Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:07 pm (Carrier Dome)
The Line: Oklahoma Sooners +2 -- Over/Under: 135.5 See the Latest Odds
The Oklahoma Sooners and the Michigan State Spartans face off on Friday in Syracuse at the Carrier Dome in a Sweet 16 matchup of the NCAA Tournament.
The Oklahoma Sooners are 24-10 this season and they are coming off of a dominating win over Dayton to advance to this game. Oklahoma is averaging 71.9 points and they are shooting 43.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.8 points and their opponents are shooting 38.6 percent. Buddy Heild leads the Sooners averaging 17.3 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Isaiah Cousins is averaging 11.9 points, TaShawn Thomas is averaging 11.4 points and 6.5 rebounds, and Ryan Spangler is averaging 9.9 points and 8.2 rebounds. Oklahoma is 5-3 in neutral site games and 5-6 against teams ranked in the top 25.
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The Michigan State Spartans are 25-11 this season and they are coming off of a win over Virginia on Sunday to advance to this game. Michigan State is averaging 71.5 points and they are shooting 47 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.1 points and their opponents are shooting 39.5 percent. Travis Trice leads the Spartans averaging 15 points and 5.1 assists per game. Denzel Valentine is averaging 14.2 points and 6.1 rebounds, Branden Dawson is averaging 12.1 points and 9.0 rebounds, and Bryn Forbes is averaging 8.8 points. Michigan State is 2-7 against teams ranked in the top 25 and 6-3 in neutral site games.
This should be a physical game and even though the total is rising I like the under. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.