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    The Michigan State Spartans (12-6, 4-3 Big Ten) host the No. 23 Rutgers Scarlet Knights (13-5, 5-2 Big Ten) in a matchup of Big Ten teams at Jack Breslin Students Events Center, beginning at 6:30 PM ET on Thursday, January 19, 2023. The Spartans are 2.5-point favorites in the game. The point total is 126.5 in the matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Spartans vs. Scarlet Knights

    • Game Day: Thursday, January 19, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
    • Location: East Lansing, Michigan
    • Arena: Jack Breslin Students Events Center
    Michigan State vs Rutgers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Michigan State -2.5 126.5

    Michigan State Betting Stats & Information

    • Michigan State has won 10 of 13 games when the moneyline favorite this season (76.9%).
    • The Spartans have not played as a moneyline favorite of -148 or shorter.
    • The Spartans are 10-8-0 against the spread this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 2.5-point underdogs this season, the Scarlet Knights are 3-1 against the spread.
    • Michigan State’s average total in outings this year has been 135.1, 8.6 points higher than the over/under in this particular game.

    Rutgers Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Rutgers has won two out of the four games in which it has been the underdog.
    • The Scarlet Knights have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +122 moneyline set for this game.
    • The Scarlet Knights have a 13-5-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games this year in which they were an underdog by 2.5 points or more, the Scarlet Knights have a 3-1 record against the spread.
    • The average point total for Rutgers this season is 1.4 points higher than this game’s over/under.

    Michigan State vs. Rutgers Season Stat Comparison

    Michigan State Rank Michigan State AVG Rutgers AVG Rutgers Rank
    226th 69.7 Points Scored 70.9 197th
    80th 65.4 Points Allowed 56.9 4th
    92nd 34.1 Rebounds 35.2 55th
    266th 7.7 Off. Rebounds 10.2 67th
    238th 6.9 3pt Made 5.9 315th
    55th 15.3 Assists 15.3 55th
    37th 10.6 Turnovers 11.5 97th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Michigan State Spartans Leaders

    • The scoring leader for the Spartans this season is Tyson Walker, who averages 14.8 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.
    • Joey Hauser is Michigan State’s leading rebounder, grabbing 7.8 per game, while A.J Hoggard is its best passer, distributing 6.3 assists in each contest.
    • Hauser leads the Spartans in three-point shooting, making an average of 1.8 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Rutgers Scarlet Knights Leaders

    • Cam Spencer is the top scorer for the Scarlet Knights with 13.9 points per game. He also adds 2.8 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game to his stats.
    • Rutgers’ leader in rebounds is Clifford Omoruyi with 10.1 per game, and its leader in assists is Paul Mulcahy with 4.1 per game.
    • Spencer is the top scorer from deep for the Scarlet Knights, hitting 2.3 threes per game.

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