Northwestern vs Michigan State Basketball Odds

The Wildcats will play the Spartans on Wednesday, March 6th, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 7:00 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Looking into the second half of the 2023-24 college basketball season, Northwestern and Michigan State are set to hit the hardwood on Wednesday, March 6th, 2024. Luckily, we have some clear performance trends emerging now that each team has more than a dozen games under their belts. Use the following data to help analyze this matchup and to place an intelligent wager on its ultimate outcome.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - With the 2023-24 season in full stride, Northwestern currently has a 97.33 conference power ranking, while the SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Michigan State is 94.33.
  • Away Northwestern - Northwestern starts this game with a 4-6 record as an away team, ranking them 3rd in the Big Ten Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Michigan State - Michigan State meets Northwestern boasting a 13-4 record as a home team. They currently rank 5th in the Big Ten Conference for home team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Northwestern currently ranks 3rd (0.611) in the Big Ten Conference, with Michigan State now standing 7th (0.500) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Big Ten Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Northwestern has a 0.690 overall win percentage, with Michigan State matching up with a 0.586 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Northwestern currently possesses 20-9 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Michigan State has tallied a 17-12 standing as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to unfold.

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Hocus pocus! Northwestern faces Michigan State in a battle of conference standings.

Northwestern 20-9 overall, 11-7 Big Ten; Michigan State 17-12 overall, 9-9 Big Ten. Review the tables below to find the best point spread, total, and moneylines for this game.

Both teams need a win to improve their conference tournament seeds. Northwestern has a lost their last game current streak, while Michigan State has lost their last 3 games. You can bet on college basketball legally at BetRivers, BetMGM, and BetWay. We've also listed each team's futures odds and current standings below.

Watch as these two magical teams clash on the court Wednesday night!

Best Wildcats at Spartans Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Northwestern
Favorite

Michigan State
Michigan State has a -9 -118 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Northwestern has a +9.5 -115 point spread at BetMGM VA. Northwestern is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 135.5 points. Risk $115 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 136 points. Risk $109 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Northwestern
Favorite

Michigan State
Michigan State is the -435 moneyline favorite. Risk $435 to win $100 on Michigan State at BetRivers. Northwestern is the +340 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $340 on Northwestern. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Northwestern vs Michigan State College Basketball game on Wednesday, March 6th, 2024?

Michigan State is a -9 -118 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Northwestern is a +9.5 -115 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Northwestern vs Michigan State College Basketball game on Wednesday, March 6th, 2024?

The best over line is 135.5 -115 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 136 -109 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $109 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Northwestern vs Michigan State College Basketball game on Wednesday, March 6th, 2024?

Michigan State is a -435 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and Northwestern is a +340 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

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Northwestern
Michigan State
3/06/24 7:00pm EST
+9 -104-9 -118
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Underdog Northwestern - Northwestern bettors risk $100 to win $96.15 at -104 odds.

A +9 Northwestern underdog bet wins if they lose by 8 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 9. Your bet loses if they lose by 10 or more.

Favorite Michigan State - Michigan State bettors risk $100 to win $84.75 at -118 odds.

A -9 Michigan State favorite bet wins if they win by 10 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 9. Your bet loses if they win by 8 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Northwestern at Michigan State Prop Bets

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Northwestern
Michigan State
Tie
End of 2nd Half Result
3/06/24 7:00pm EST
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Michigan State
Team Total Points
NU at MSU
3/06/24 7:00pm EST
72.5 o -10472.5 u -124Bet
Northwestern
Team Total Points
NU at MSU
3/06/24 7:00pm EST
62.5 o -11462.5 u -112Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Northwestern, Michigan State
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
Northwestern22-120.64715-24-712-8+50.600L1
Michigan State20-150.57114-43-710-10+70.500L1

Northwestern & Michigan State Futures Odds

Latest College Basketball Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review March Madness odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the college basketball tournament. Also be sure to read Ron Halfback's Final Four write-up.

Northwestern Championship Odds
2024-25 Northwestern NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

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Michigan State Championship Odds
2024-25 Michigan State NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

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Northwestern & Michigan State Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Northwestern vs Michigan State College Basketball Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

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