Wisconsin vs. Michigan State 3/11/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
Wisconsin will face off against Michigan State in the quarterfinal round of the Big 10 championship tournament on Friday for a tip off time of 6:30 PM Eastern. This game will be available on the Big Ten network. Wisconsin comes into this game with a record on the season of 24–6, and have been victorious in for out of their last five games coming against Michigan, Minnesota, Rutgers, and Purdue. The only loss for Wisconsin came against Nebraska.
Michigan State comes into this game with a record on the season of 21–11, and we are victorious in their second round matchup of the big 10 tournament against Maryland by the score of 76–72. Freshman Max Christie scored 16 points and Gabe Brown added 13 in the victory.
Gabe Brown is also the team leader for Michigan State in points per game on average with 11.5 on the season and a field goal percentage of 41%, and a free-throw percentage of 91.8%. Marcus Bingham is the team leader for Michigan State in rebounds per game averaging six. AJ Hoggard is the team leader for Michigan State in minutes per game averaging 19.7.
Johnny Davis is the team leader for Wisconsin in points per game averaging 20 on the season with a field goal percentage of 44.6%, and a free-throw percentage of 78.2%. Davis is also the Wisconsin team leader in rebounds per game from the guard position averaging 8.1 on the season.
As a team, Wisconsin is only allowing their opponents 66.5 points per game while scoring an average of 71 as a team. Wisconsin is averaging 5.3 steals per game yet have a slight disadvantage in field-goal percentage. Michigan State is averaging 72.1 points per game and have played Wisconsin tough this season which is why we see Michigan State coming away with an upset victory over Wisconsin. Final Score Prediction: Michigan State wins 74–71.