Thursday's game between the Michigan State Spartans (21-12) and the Kansas State Wildcats (25-9) at Madison Square Garden has a good chance to be a close matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 72-69, with Michigan State coming out on top. Tipoff is at 6:30 PM ET on March 23.

According to our computer prediction, Kansas State projects to cover the 1.5-point spread in its matchup versus Michigan State. The over/under has been set at 138.5, and the two sides are projected to exceed it.

Kansas State vs. Michigan State Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Thursday, March 23, 2023
  • Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV: TBS
  • Where: New York City, New York
  • Venue: Madison Square Garden
  • Line: Michigan State -1.5
  • Point Total: 138.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Michigan State -120, Kansas State +100

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Kansas State vs. Michigan State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Michigan State 71, Kansas State 70

Spread & Total Prediction for Kansas State vs. Michigan State

  • Pick ATS: Kansas State (+1.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (138.5)

Michigan State's record against the spread this season is 16-14-0, and Kansas State's is 22-10-0. The Spartans are 16-14-0 and the Wildcats are 17-15-0 in terms of hitting the over. The two teams average 145.7 points per game, 7.2 more points than this matchup's total. Michigan State is 6-4 against the spread and 7-3 overall over its past 10 games, while Kansas State has gone 6-4 against the spread and 6-4 overall.

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Kansas State Performance Insights

  • The Wildcats put up 75.5 points per game (84th in college basketball) while allowing 68.9 per contest (141st in college basketball). They have a +225 scoring differential and outscore opponents by 6.6 points per game.
  • Kansas State grabs 31.9 rebounds per game (172nd in college basketball) while conceding 30.3 per contest to opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 1.6 boards per game.
  • Kansas State knocks down 7 three-pointers per game (220th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 6.3 on average.
  • Kansas State has committed 13.5 turnovers per game (319th in college basketball) while forcing 14.3 (36th in college basketball).

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