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December 4| 2022-23 NCAA Basketball Season

The Michigan State Spartans are 5-3 at the start of the 2022-23 NCAA Basketball season, tenth in the Big 10 Conference, and lost their game in their previous outing against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (70-52).

They will now take on the Northwestern Wildcats, who are on a 5-2 start to the season and on a two-game losing streak at the moment. They lost to the Pittsburgh Panthers (87-58) in their previous outing.

The Spartans will host this game at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center on Sunday (December 4) where they will look for their sixth win of the season.


Michigan State Spartans vs Northwestern Wildcats: Betting Odds

Team Moneyline Spread Over/Under
Michigan State Spartans -270 -6 (-110) O 127 (-110)
Northwestern Wildcats +220 +6 (-110) U 127 (-110)

The Spartans have five wins and three losses so far this season. Three losses have come against teams like the No. 12 Gonzaga Bulldogs (64-63), the No. 11 Alabama Crimson Tide (81-70), and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (70-52). They now have a chance at home to earn their sixth win of the season.

The team is scoring 71.1 points per game and is conceding 70.6 points. Their three-pt shooting has been at an impressive 36.5% while the field goal percentage stands at 43.9. Their total offensive rebounds are 32.8 per game and 31.4 defensive rebounds.

The Wildcats, on the other hand, have five wins and only two losses. The losses have come against teams like the No. 15 Auburn Tigers (43-42), and the Pittsburgh Panthers (87-58). They now have a tough away game when they face the Spartans tonight.

The team is scoring only 64.1 points per game but is one of the best defensive teams in the league, conceding only 56.7 points. Their 3-pt shooting is below par at 31.8% while the field goal percentage is only 38.3.


Michigan State Spartans vs Northwestern Wildcats: Match Details

Fixture: Northwestern Wildcats @ Michigan State Spartans

Date & Time: Sunday, December 4, 07:00 p.m ET

Venue: Jack Breslin Student Events Center


Michigan State Spartans vs Northwestern Wildcats: Prediction

The over is 5-0 in the Spartans’ last five games after a straight loss. They are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games after a loss. They are also 6-2 against the spread in their eight encounters with the Wildcats.

Michigan has an 8-2 advantage over Northwestern in their last ten meetings. However, both teams have won in their previous exchanges that were played in January earlier this year. Expect a close contest nevertheless.

Final Prediction: Michigan State Spartans -6 (-110)

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