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    A Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament matchup between the No. 7 Michigan State Spartans (21-12) and No. 3 Kansas State Wildcats (25-9) will determine one of the squads heading to the East Region bracket final when it tips off on Thursday at Madison Square Garden, beginning at 6:30 PM, airing on TBS. Sportsbooks think Michigan State will emerge victorious in this one, naming the as 2-point favorites.

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    How do I watch Spartans vs. Wildcats?

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: TBS
    • Location: New York City, New York
    • Arena: Madison Square Garden

    Betting Lines for Spartans vs. Wildcats

    Michigan State vs Kansas State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Michigan State -2 137.5

    Michigan State Betting Stats & Information

    • Michigan State has been the moneyline favorite 21 times this season. They’ve gone 17-4 in those games.
    • The Spartans have a 16-3 record (winning 84.2% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline favorite of -135 or shorter.
    • The Spartans are 17-16-0 ATS this season.
    • The Wildcats have a 5-5 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 2 points or more.
    • The average point total for Michigan State’s games this season is 0.3 fewer points than the total of 137.5 in this matchup.

    Kansas State Betting Stats & Info

    • Kansas State has been underdogs in 15 games this season and won six (40%) of those contests.
    • The Wildcats are 5-6 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +114 or more on the moneyline.
    • The Wildcats’ ATS record is 23-11-0 this year.
    • The Wildcats have a 5-5 record against the spread this year when an underdog by 2 points or more.
    • The average point total for Kansas State this year is 6.9 points higher than this game’s over/under.

    Michigan State vs. Kansas State Season Stat Comparison

    Michigan State Rank Michigan State AVG Kansas State AVG Kansas State Rank
    208th 70.2 Points Scored 75.5 84th
    82nd 67 Points Allowed 68.9 141st
    148th 32.2 Rebounds 31.9 172nd
    288th 7.2 Off. Rebounds 8.6 179th
    201st 7.2 3pt Made 7 220th
    76th 14.5 Assists 16.8 8th
    34th 10.2 Turnovers 13.5 319th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Michigan State Spartans Leaders

    • Tyson Walker leads the Spartans in scoring, tallying 14.8 points per game to go with 2.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists.
    • Joey Hauser leads Michigan State in rebounding, averaging 7.1 per game, while A.J Hoggard leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 5.9 in each contest.
    • The Spartans get the most three-point shooting production out of Hauser, who makes 2.2 threes per game.

    Kansas State Wildcats Leaders

    • Keyontae Johnson records 17.5 points and seven rebounds per game for the Wildcats, enough to make him the leading scorer and rebounder on the squad.
    • Markquis Nowell records more assists than any other Kansas State player with 7.8 per game. He also averages 17.1 points and grabs 3.5 rebounds per game.
    • Nowell is reliable from three-point range and leads the Wildcats with 2.4 made threes per game.

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