Sunday's contest at Nationwide Arena has the Marquette Golden Eagles (29-6) matching up with the Michigan State Spartans (20-12) at 5:15 PM ET (on March 19). Our computer prediction projects a close 73-70 win for Marquette, so expect a tight matchup.

According to our computer prediction, Michigan State projects to cover the 3.5-point spread in its matchup versus Marquette. The total is listed at 139.5, and the two sides are projected to hit the over.

Marquette vs. Michigan State Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Sunday, March 19, 2023
  • Time: 5:15 PM ET
  • TV: CBS
  • Where: Columbus, Ohio
  • Venue: Nationwide Arena
  • Line: Marquette -3.5
  • Point Total: 139.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Marquette -160, Michigan State +135

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Marquette vs. Michigan State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Marquette 73, Michigan State 70

Spread & Total Prediction for Marquette vs. Michigan State

  • Pick ATS: Michigan State (+3.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (139.5)

Marquette is 20-11-0 against the spread this season compared to Michigan State's 15-14-0 ATS record. In terms of hitting the over, games involving the Golden Eagles are 15-16-0 and the Spartans are 16-13-0. The two teams combine to score 150.2 points per game, 10.7 more points than this matchup's total. Marquette is 6-4 against the spread and 10-0 overall over its last 10 games, while Michigan State has gone 5-5 against the spread and 6-4 overall.

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Marquette Performance Insights

  • The Golden Eagles are outscoring opponents by 9.6 points per game with a +335 scoring differential overall. They put up 79.9 points per game (19th in college basketball) and give up 70.3 per contest (185th in college basketball).
  • The 28.4 rebounds per game Marquette averages rank 333rd in college basketball, and are 4.1 fewer than the 32.5 its opponents collect per contest.
  • Marquette makes 8.9 three-pointers per game (40th in college basketball) while shooting 35.1% from deep (124th in college basketball). It is making 1.3 more threes per contest than its opponents, who drain 7.6 per game while shooting 35.1%.
  • The Golden Eagles' 102.2 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 11th in college basketball, and the 89.9 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 128th in college basketball.
  • Marquette has committed 10.4 turnovers per game (41st in college basketball play), 4.3 fewer than the 14.7 it forces on average (32nd in college basketball).

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