Marquette vs Michigan State Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Sunday, March 19, 2023

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The No. 2 seed Marquette Golden Eagles (29-6) will aim to advance to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament when they play the No. 7 seed Michigan State Spartans (20-12) on Sunday at 5:15 PM.

The Golden Eagles are currently moderate 3-point favorites over the Spartans. The over/under is 139 points for the game.

Marquette vs. Michigan State Odds

Point Spread for Marquette vs. Michigan State

The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with oddsmakers listing Marquette as the favorite.

Marquette vs. Michigan State Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Marquette has -167 odds to pick up the win, while Michigan State is listed at +140 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 139 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, March 19, 2023
  • Game Time: 5:15 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Arena: Nationwide Arena

Marquette vs. Michigan State Betting Trends

Marquette has 23 wins against the spread in 35 games this season. The Golden Eagles have come away with 24 wins in the 26 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Marquette has gone over the point total in 53.1% of its opportunities this year (17 times in 32 games with a set point total).

In Michigan State’s 32 games this season, it has 16 wins against the spread. The Spartans have won three of the 11 games they were the moneyline underdog this season (27.3%). Michigan State’s games this season have gone over the point total 50% of the time (16 out of 32 games with a set point total).

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Marquette vs. Michigan State Key Players to Watch


Tyler Kolek is tops on his squad in assists per contest (7.5), and also averages 13.1 points and 4.1 rebounds. Defensively, he posts 1.8 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Oso Ighodaro averages a team-high 5.9 rebounds per game. In addition, he’s recording 11.5 points and 3.3 assists, shooting 65.9% from the field. Kam Jones paces the Golden Eagles at 15.1 points per contest, while also putting up 2 assists and 3.5 rebounds. Olivier-Maxence Prosper posts 12.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 0.7 assists per contest. At the other end, he puts up 0.9 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.

Michigan State

A.J Hoggard is averaging a team-high 6 assists per contest. And he is contributing 12.5 points and 3.8 rebounds, making 40.9% of his shots from the field. Joey Hauser is putting up a team-best 7 rebounds per game. And he is contributing 14.3 points and 1.9 assists, making 48.8% of his shots from the field and 46.5% from 3-point range, with 2.3 treys per contest. Tyson Walker leads the Spartans in scoring (14.5 points per game), and averages 2.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists. He also delivers 1.2 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Jaden is putting up 9.7 points, 4 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game, making 41.8% of his shots from the floor and 42.5% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 treys per contest.

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What you need to know about the Marquette Golden Eagles

The Golden Eagles have been carried by their offense, as they rank 19th-best in the country by posting 79.9 points per game. They rank 185th in college basketball in points allowed (70.3 per contest). With 28.4 rebounds per game, Marquette ranks 333rd in the nation. It allows 32.5 rebounds per contest, which ranks 276th in college basketball.

So far this season, Marquette is draining 8.9 three-pointers per game (40th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 35.1% (124th-ranked) from three-point land. The Golden Eagles are 231st in the country with 7.6 three-pointers allowed per game this season. Meanwhile, they rank 270th with a 35.1% shooting percentage allowed from downtown.

The Golden Eagles are 6-4 against the spread and 10-0 overall over their past 10 games. Three of Marquette’s last 10 games have gone over the total. Marquette has seen a decrease in scoring lately, putting up 77.4 points per game in its last 10 contests, 2.5 points fewer than the 79.9 it has scored this season. Marquette’s defense has been more stingy as of late, as the team has allowed 69.8 points per game over its last 10 compared to the 70.3 points per game its opponents are averaging on the season.

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What you need to know about the Michigan State Spartans

The Spartans are 204th in the nation in points scored (70.3 per game) and 88th in points allowed (67.2). In 2022-23, Michigan State is 157th in the nation in rebounds (32.1 per game) and 132nd in rebounds conceded (30.4).

Michigan State is 181st in the nation in 3-pointers made (7.4 per game) and third-best in 3-point percentage (39.4%). In 2022-23, the Spartans are 157th in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded (7 per game) and 55th in defensive 3-point percentage (31.6%).

The Spartans have gone 6-4 over their last 10 games, with a 5-5 record against the spread in that span. Five of Michigan State’s last 10 games have hit the over. Michigan State has played better offensively in its past 10 games, generating 73.2 points per contest, 2.9 more than its season average of 70.3. The Spartans are allowing 69.6 points per game in their previous 10 games, compared to their season average of 67.2 points allowed.

Marquette vs. Michigan State Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this matchup is Marquette, and we project that Michigan State will cover the spread (Marquette -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 139 points.

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How to bet Marquette vs. Michigan State

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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