Michigan State vs Purdue: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 8, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 8, 2021

The Purdue Boilermakers are  underdogs as they try to stop a four-game road losing streak when they take on the No. 23 Michigan State Spartans on Friday, January 8 at Breslin Center. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS1. The matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 8, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Michigan State Betting Information

  • Michigan State is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 2-7
  • The Spartans have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 4.5 points, going 1-5 this season.
  • Michigan State and its opponents have hit the over in 5 of 9 games this season (55.6%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Michigan State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Aaron Henry 11 14.0 5.5 3.8 1.6 1.5 0.8
Joey Hauser 11 12.0 8.5 2.0 0.5 0.1 1.5
Rocket Watts 11 9.9 1.6 3.6 0.0 0.0 1.1
Joshua Langford 10 8.8 2.2 2.3 0.4 0.2 1.4
Gabe Brown 11 8.2 1.8 0.5 0.8 0.5 1.6
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Purdue Betting Information

  • Purdue has typically come up short ATS this season, with a 3-5-1 record.
  • As at least a 4.5-point underdog, the Boilermakers routinely cover the spread with a 3-2 record against the spread.
  • Four of the Boilermakers nine games (44.4%) this season have failed to hit the over on the point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Purdue Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trevion Williams 12 14.1 9.6 2.4 0.6 0.7 0.0
Sasha Stefanovic 12 11.3 3.1 2.8 0.5 0.1 2.8
Eric Hunter Jr. 8 10.8 2.1 3.4 1.3 0.0 1.4
Brandon Newman 12 9.9 3.7 2.0 0.8 0.2 1.7
Zach Edey 12 9.1 4.1 0.3 0.2 1.0 0.0

Total Facts

  • Michigan State’s games this season have gone over the point total for Friday’s matchup (143.5 points) in eight out of 11 opportunities (72.7% of matchups).
  • In Purdue’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Friday’s matchup total in four out of 12 matchups (33.3%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 149.6 points per game, 6.1 points more than the total of 143.5 for this game.
  • The 140 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 3.5 fewer than the 143.5 total in this contest.
  • The Spartans have seen a 150.8 average over/under in their games this season, 7.3 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 4.7 points more than the average over/under in Boilermakers games this season (138.8 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/12/2020 Michigan State Purdue -4.5 135.5 -203 +165 Regular Season 71-42 PURDUE
1/27/2019 N/A Purdue N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-63 PURDUE
1/8/2019 N/A Michigan State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-59 MICHST

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