Michigan State Spartans (4-1) vs. Connecticut Huskies (5-0)
November 25, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
The Line: Connecticut Huskies +1 / Michigan State Spartans -1; Over/Under: -
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The UConn Huskies and meet Michigan State Spartans Thursday in college basketball action at the Imperial Arena. The UConn Huskies look to improve to 6-0 on the season. The Michigan State Spartans look to build on their four-game winning streak.
The UConn Huskies are averaging 92 points on 50.2 percent shooting and allowing 51.3 points on 33 percent shooting. Adama Sanogo is averaging 15.8 points and 6.3 rebounds, while Tyrese Martin is averaging 13.5 points and 2.3 assists. RJ Cole is the third double-digit scorer and Tyler Polley is dishing 0.3 assists. The UConn Huskies are shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The UConn Huskies are allowing 24.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.8 rebounds per game.
The Michigan State Spartans are averaging 76.6 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 61 points on 35.6 percent shooting. Gabe Brown is averaging 14 points and 0.5 assists, while Marcus Bingham Jr. is averaging 12.8 points and 8.3 rebounds. Max Christie is the third double-digit scorer and Malik Hall is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Michigan State Spartans are shooting 30.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.8 percent from the free throw line. The Michigan State Spartans are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.6 rebounds per game.
The Huskies are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games and 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The Spartans are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite and 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Huskies last 7 neutral site games. The under is 9-3 in Spartans last 12 overall. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Michigan State Spartans may be the more talented team with higher upside, but it’s the UConn Huskies that have been more impressive up to this point and have been lights out at both ends of the floor. The sample size is till small, but it’s hard not to be impressed with UConn up to this point. I’ll side with the Huskies in this near, pick ’em.