Friday's game that pits the Butler Bulldogs (3-0) versus the Michigan State Spartans (1-2) at Jack Breslin Students Events Center is expected to be a tight matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 71-70 in favor of Butler. Tipoff is at 6:30 PM ET on November 17.

Based on our computer prediction, Butler is projected to cover the spread (10.5) versus Michigan State. The two sides are projected to eclipse the 138.5 total.

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Michigan State vs. Butler Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Where: East Lansing, Michigan
  • Venue: Jack Breslin Students Events Center
  • Line: Michigan State -10.5
  • Point Total: 138.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Michigan State -550, Butler +400

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Michigan State vs. Butler Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Butler 71, Michigan State 70

Spread & Total Prediction for Michigan State vs. Butler

  • Pick ATS: Butler (+10.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (138.5)

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Michigan State Performance Insights

  • Michigan State was 191st in college basketball in points scored (70.9 per game) and 112th in points allowed (67.9) last year.
  • The Spartans collected 32.1 rebounds per game and conceded 30.3 boards last season, ranking 156th and 123rd, respectively, in college basketball.
  • Last season Michigan State was ranked 70th in college basketball in assists with 14.6 per game.
  • Last year, the Spartans were 182nd in the nation in 3-point makes (7.4 per game) and third-best in 3-point percentage (39.3%).
  • Michigan State gave up 7.2 3-pointers per game and conceded 32.4% from beyond the arc last season, ranking 177th and 96th, respectively, in college basketball.
  • Michigan State attempted 33% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line last season, and 67% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 28.7% of Michigan State's baskets were 3-pointers, and 71.3% were 2-pointers.

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