NCAA Matchups  >>  Valparaiso Crusaders vs. Michigan State Spartans Preview 03/21/2013

The Valparaiso Crusaders and the Michigan State Spartans will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Palace of Auburn Hills.
Oddsmakers currently have the Spartans listed as 10½-point favorites versus the Crusaders, while the game's total is sitting at 129.
Valparaiso was a 62-54 winner in its last match at home against Wright State. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites.
Michigan State was a 61-58 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Ohio State. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs.
Valparaiso:
Team record: 26-7 SU, 18-12 ATS

When playing on Thursday are 6-4
After playing Wright State are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Michigan State:
Team record: 25-8 SU, 13-16-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games
is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games

When playing on Thursday are 8-2
After playing Ohio State are 9-1
After a loss are 7-3