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No. 3 Michigan State Favored Over No. 15 Maryland in Big Ten Conference Semifinals

Let's take a look at Saturday's Big 10 Conference Semifinals game between the No. 15 Maryland Terrapins and the No. 3 Michigan State Spartans. The game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse is scheduled to tip off at 3:30 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS. Currently, Michigan State is favored to win this game.

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The Terrapins are 25-7 SU and 14-16-1 ATS so far this season. Twelve of their games have gone OVER the line, with eighteen going UNDER, and one being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 97-86 win over Nebraska, where they won against the spread as -8 pint favorites. The total went OVER the 137 point line set by sportsbook oddsmakers for that game.

The Spartans are 27-5 SU and 22-9 ATS overall this year. Sixteen of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other fifteen all going UNDER. They are coming off of an 81-54 win over Ohio State, where they won against the spread as -13 point favorites. The total went UNDER the 143 ½ point line set by college basketball gambling professionals for that one.

Maryland is 4-0 ATS when playing at a neutral site, and 20-7-2 ATS on Saturday. They are 2-6-1 ATS coming off of a SU win, and 1-4 ATS after a win spreadwise. They are 0-3-1 ATS against teams with a winning record.

The total has gone UNDER in all 6 of their games after a win spreadwise, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 at a neutral site. The total has gone UNDER in 13 of their last 17 coming off of a SU win, and UNDER in 10 of their last 13 games overall. The total has gone UNDER in 10 of their last 13 against the Big Ten, and UNDER in 5 of their last 7 on Saturday. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 8 against teams with a winning record.

Michigan State is 14-3 ATS against the Big Ten, and 4-1 ATS on Saturday. They are 22-7 ATS coming off of a SU win, and 8-3 ATS at a neutral site. They are 21-8 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 26-10 ATS overall lately. They are 36-16-1 ATS following a win spreadwise.

The total has gone OVER in 8 of their last 10 games overall, and OVER in 8 of their last 10 against the Big Ten. The total has gone OVER in 8 of their last 10 coming off of a win spreadwise, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 coming off of a SU win. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 7 on Saturday, and UNDER in 5 of their last 8 against teams with a winning record.

Between these teams, the underdog is 6-2 ATS in this series, and the total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 8 meetings.

They last met on January 23, 2016, when Michigan State won 74-65, and won against the spread as -4 point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 143 ½ point line set by sports gambling sites in that game.

For Saturday's Big Ten Conference Semifinals matchup, gambling odds list Michigan State as -6 point favorites. The over/under is set at 146 points. On the moneyline, Maryland is listed at +220, with Michigan State a -260.