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    The Michigan State Spartans (8-4) are heavily favored (-16.5) to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the Buffalo Bulls (6-6) at 6:00 PM ET on Friday, December 30, 2022 at Jack Breslin Students Events Center. The point total is 144.5 for the matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Spartans vs. Bulls

    • Game Day: Friday, December 30, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
    • Location: East Lansing, Michigan
    • Arena: Jack Breslin Students Events Center
    Michigan State vs Buffalo Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Michigan State -16.5 144.5

    Michigan State Betting Stats & Information

    • Michigan State has gone 6-3 in games when it was favored on the moneyline (winning 66.7%).
    • The Spartans have never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -2143 or shorter.
    • The Spartans have a 5-7-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The Bulls are a perfect 2-0 against the spread when an underdog by 16.5 points or more this year.
    • The average total Michigan State has had set in games this year is 8.6 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

    Buffalo Betting Stats & Info

    • Buffalo has entered the game as underdogs eight times this season and won three of those games.
    • The Bulls have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +983 moneyline set for this game.
    • The Bulls are 7-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Bulls are a perfect 2-0 against the spread when an underdog by 16.5 points or more this season.
    • Buffalo’s games this year have averaged a total of 156.1 points, 11.6 more than the point total in this matchup.

    Michigan State vs. Buffalo Season Stat Comparison

    Michigan State Rank Michigan State AVG Buffalo AVG Buffalo Rank
    241st 69.5 Points Scored 79.8 46th
    117th 66.4 Points Allowed 76.3 336th
    131st 33.6 Rebounds 33.8 116th
    273rd 7.7 Off. Rebounds 7.8 259th
    192nd 7.4 3pt Made 7 235th
    49th 16 Assists 14.9 97th
    39th 10.7 Turnovers 14.8 329th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Michigan State Spartans Leaders

    • The Spartans leader in points and rebounds is Joey Hauser, who scores 14.1 points and grabs 7.1 rebounds per game.
    • A.J Hoggard is Michigan State’s best passer, distributing 5.9 assists per game while scoring 12.7 PPG.
    • The Spartans get the most three-point shooting production out of Hauser, who knocks down 2.1 threes per game.

    Buffalo Bulls Leaders

    • The Bulls’ Curtis Jones racks up enough points (14.6 per game) and assists (2.8 per game) to sit atop the squad’s leaderboards.
    • LaQuill Hardnett is at the top of the Buffalo rebounding leaderboard with 5.9 rebounds per game. He also notches 8.4 points and tacks on 1.2 assists per game.
    • Jones is dependable from distance and leads the Bulls with 2.3 made threes per game.
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