Michigan State Basketball 8.5-Point Favorites Against Nebraska

The No. 17 ranked Michigan State Spartans travels for its third Big Ten road game of the season to face Nebraska inside Pinnacle Bank Arena.
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East Lansing, MI – After winning three Big Ten regular season titles in a row, Michigan State basketball opened the conference slate 0-3, for just the second time in Tom Izzo's career, and hopes to avoid another loss with a trip to Nebraska.

The Cornhuskers enter Saturday night 4-6; winless in league play with losses to Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ohio State; all three were ranked inside the top-25.

Michigan State has won nine of 12 meetings since Nebraska joined the Big Ten, including the only contest last year (MSU leads the all-time series 18-9).

Overall, the Spartans are 7-6 on the road in this matchup.

Izzo, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, holds a 10-3 advantage vs. Nebraska.


  • My Bookie: MSU is an 8.5-point favorite.
  • Sky Book: MSU is an 8.5-point favorite.
  • Pinnacle: MSU is an 8.5-point favorite.
  • BookMaker: MSU is an 8.5-point favorite.

Last Five Games

  • Feb 20, 2020: MSU vs. Nebraska, W 86-65
  • Mar 5, 2019: MSU vs. Nebraska, W 91-76
  • Jan 17, 2019: MSU vs. Nebraska, W 70-64
  • Dec 3, 2017: MSU vs. Nebraska, W 86-57
  • Feb 23, 2017: MSU vs. Nebraska, W 88-72

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