For Michigan, it could be a season-changing victory, while Michigan State can’t afford many more Ls on their quest to get back to the NCAA Tournament.
Sports bettors in Michigan know there’s nothing like the Michigan-Michigan State rivalry, and the two schools meet Tuesday for the first time this season. They will meet again in Ann Arbor on Feb. 17. DraftKings and BetMGM will have full point spreads on the game posted about 24 hours before tip.
While the Wolverines have struggled this season, they have had the Spartans number lately. State is in a logjam of four teams at 4-5 in the Big Ten, while Michigan is 2-7 in the conference and in last place.