Michigan State Basketball 3-Point Favorites Against Indiana

Michigan State Basketball is 39-23 all-time at home against IU, including a 21-2 mark at the Breslin Center.
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EAST LANSING – Michigan State basketball returns home for the first of three games in the next six days. First, the Spartans host Indiana on Tuesday, March 2 at 8 p.m.

MSU is coming off a 73-55 loss at Maryland but has won three of their last four contests, including victories over Illinois and Ohio State, both AP Top 5 teams.

"It was just disappointing that we started out like we did," Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo said. "Also disappointing that we finished like we did because it looks like a blowout. If they think the NET is the thing to do and it makes a difference. I just so disagree with that. But we didn't do our job; we didn't win the game. Goals haven't changed."

The Spartans enter Tuesday night 13-10 overall and 7-10 in the Big Ten, while Indiana, which has lost its previous three games, is 12-12 (7-10 B1G).

A win against the Hoosiers will go a long way in putting Michigan State in the field of 68 teams for the NCAA Tournament.

How to Watch

  • Where: Breslin Center
  • When: Tuesday, March 2, at 8 p.m.
  • TV: BTN
  • Announcers: Brandon Gaudin & Robbie Hummel

Odds

  • BookMaker: MSU is a 3-point favorite.
  • Sports Betting: MSU is a 3-point favorite.
  • My Bookie: MSU is a 3-point favorite.
  • SkyBook: MSU is a 3-point favorite.

Last Five Games

  • Feb 20, 2021: MSU vs. Indiana, W 78-71
  • Jan 23, 2020: MSU vs. Indiana, L 63-67
  • March 2, 2019: MSU vs. Indiana, L 62-63
  • Feb 2, 2019: MSU vs. Indiana, L 75-79 (OT)
  • Feb 3, 2018: MSU vs. Indiana, W 63-60

Series Notes

  • Indiana leads the all-time series, 71-56.
  • MSU's victory earlier this year ended a three-game winning streak for the Hoosiers in the series.
  • Seven of the last nine matchups have been decided by 10 points or fewer.
  • The Spartans are 39-23 all-time at home against Indiana.
  • Tom Izzo is 26-17 against the Hoosiers. 

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