Michigan State vs. Marquette Betting Preview and Free Pick

Michigan State vs. Marquette Betting Preview and Free Pick

Date: March 19, 5:15 pm
Location: Nationwide Arena

Betting Odds

Point Spread: Marquette -3
Total: 139.5

On March 19, 2023, at 05:15, the Michigan State Spartans (20-12) will face off against the Marquette Golden Eagles (29-6) at Nationwide Arena. The point spread for the game is Michigan State +3 and Marquette -3, with a total of 139.5 points.

Last Game

In their most recent game, Michigan State secured a 72-62 victory over USC, with a 48.15% field goal percentage and hitting 5 three-pointers. Marquette defeated UVM 78-61, with a field goal percentage of 51.79% and connecting on 10 three-pointers.

Power Stats

Marquette holds the advantage in assists-to-turnovers ratio (1.65), while Michigan State has a ratio of 1.37. The Spartans have a slight edge in rebounding (35.63) compared to the Golden Eagles (31.86). The Golden Eagles have a better shooting percentage differential (4.36%) than the Spartans (3.09%).

Key Offensive Stats

The Golden Eagles have been more effective on the offensive end, with a higher assists-to-turnovers ratio and a better shooting percentage. This indicates that they are more efficient at distributing the ball and scoring, which could give them an edge in the game.

Key Defensive Stats

Although the Spartans have a slight advantage in rebounding, the Golden Eagles' better shooting percentage differential highlights their ability to defend more effectively against their opponents, which could play a crucial role in the game's outcome.

Betting Odds Trends

  • Michigan State is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a straight-up win.
  • Over is 4-1 in Michigan State's last 5 games following an ATS win.
  • Michigan State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS win.
  • Under is 4-0 in Marquette's last 4 games overall.
  • Under is 5-0 in Marquette's last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • Under is 6-0 in Marquette's last 6 neutral site games.


Michigan State has no reported injuries. For Marquette, guard T. Kolek is probable for Sunday's game due to a thumb injury.

Michigan State vs. Marquette Free Pick 03/19/23

Marquette's holds many edges statistically, including an edge in assists-to-turnovers ratio, shooting percentage, and defense suggests, all suggest that they can not only win but get the cover today.

Free Pick: Take Marquette -3
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