Michigan State vs Maryland Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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The Maryland Terrapins (16-7, 7-5 Big Ten) will try to build on a four-game winning stretch when visiting the Michigan State Spartans (14-9, 6-6 Big Ten) on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at Jack Breslin Students Events Center. This game is at 9:00 PM ET.

The Spartans are currently moderate 4-point favorites against the Terrapins. The over/under for the game is set at 131.5.

Michigan State vs. Maryland Odds

Point Spread for Michigan State vs. Maryland

The spread for this matchup is set at 4 points, with bookmakers listing Michigan State as the favorite.

Michigan State vs. Maryland Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Michigan State has -183 odds to pick up the win, while Maryland is listed at +155 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 131.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • Location: East Lansing, Michigan
  • Arena: Jack Breslin Students Events Center

Michigan State vs. Maryland Betting Trends

Michigan State has 11 wins against the spread in 23 games this season. The Spartans have been victorious in 12, or 80%, of the 15 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Michigan State’s games this year have hit the over 47.8% of the time (11 out of 23 games with a set point total).

Maryland has played 23 games, with 15 wins, against the spread. The Terrapins have been the underdog on the moneyline seven total times this season. They’ve gone 1-6 in those games. Maryland’s games this season have hit the over on seven of 23 set point totals (30.4%).

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Michigan State vs. Maryland Key Players to Watch

Michigan State

A.J Hoggard puts up a team-leading 5.7 assists per game. He is also averaging 12.5 points and 3.7 rebounds, shooting 40.9% from the field. Joey Hauser paces his squad in rebounds per game (7.3), and also puts up 13 points and 2 assists. Defensively, he puts up 0.4 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Tyson Walker puts up 13.8 points and 2.6 assists per contest — both team highs. He is also posting 2.6 rebounds, shooting 43.9% from the floor and 41.1% from beyond the arc with 1.7 made 3-pointers per game. Mady Sissoko puts up 5.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game. Defensively, he averages 0.3 steals and 0.8 blocked shots.


Donta Scott is posting 12.3 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game, making 40.2% of his shots from the floor and 30.4% from beyond the arc, with 1.3 triples per game. Hakim Hart gets the Terrapins 11.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists per contest. He also delivers 1.1 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Julian Reese leads the Terrapins in rebounding (6.5 per game), and puts up 10.6 points and 1 assists. He also delivers 0.9 steals and 0.8 blocked shots.

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What you need to know about the Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State has compiled a 6-6-0 ATS record in conference play so far this year. This year, the Spartans are scoring 68.3 points per game (263rd-ranked in college basketball) and ceding 65.9 points per contest (72nd-ranked). With 33.3 rebounds per game, Michigan State ranks 113th in college basketball. It allows 30.7 rebounds per contest, which ranks 154th in college basketball.

The Spartans are averaging 69.3 points per game at home. On the road, they are averaging 62.7 points per contest. Michigan State is draining 6.8 three-pointers per game (250th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while owning a 36.9% three-point percentage (44th-ranked). The Spartans are giving up 6.4 treys per game (84th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 30.1% three-point percentage (27th-ranked).

The Spartans have gone 5-5 over their past 10 games, with a 5-5 record against the spread during that span. In its past 10 contests, Michigan State has hit the over four times. On offense, Michigan State has had a tough time putting the ball in the basket over its last 10 games, scoring 64.9 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 68.3 it has put up over the course of this season. Michigan State’s defense has been tough as of late, as the team has given up 65.1 points per game over its last 10 compared to the 65.9 points per game its opponents are averaging on the season.

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What you need to know about the Maryland Terrapins

Maryland has won eight games against the spread this year in conference play, while failing to cover four times. The Terrapins are 184th in the country in points scored (71.2 per game) and 24th-best in points conceded (62.5). At 32.3 rebounds per game and 30.3 rebounds conceded, Maryland is 154th and 129th in the country, respectively.

In 2022-23 the Terrapins are scoring 11.8 more points per game at home (74.2) than away (62.4). At 6.6 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 30.9% from beyond the arc, Maryland is 270th and 325th in college basketball, respectively, in those categories. The Terrapins are the 11th-best team in the country in 3-pointers allowed (5.3 per game) and 27th in 3-point percentage defensively (30.1%).

The Terrapins have gone 6-4 over their last 10 games, with a 7-3 record against the spread in that span. In its past 10 games, Maryland has gone over the total three times. Maryland has performed worse offensively in its previous 10 games, posting 66.4 points per contest, 4.8 fewer points its than season average of 71.2. While the Terrapins are surrendering 62.5 points per game in 2022-23, they have been worse in their past 10 games, allowing 63.4 points per contest.

Michigan State vs. Maryland Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this game is Michigan State, and we predict that Maryland will cover the spread (Michigan State -4). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 131.5 points.

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How to bet Michigan State vs. Maryland

You can bet on Michigan State vs. Maryland at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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