NCAA Basketball Look Ahead; Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022
Most college basketball teams have wrapped up their portion of the non-conference schedule, and we now find ourselves jumping into the conference slates.
Most teams have played one or two games so far in the conference, but now we turn to almost exclusively conference bouts. There are a ton of deep conferences this year, and that will only lead to an exciting next few months.
Below, we will look at Michigan State Spartans vs Northwestern Wildcats January 2nd matchup and who has the edge coming into the game.
Michigan State Spartans Travel to Illinois to Face the Northwestern Wildcats
The Michigan State Spartans and the Northwestern Wildcats will meet on Sunday in what should be an exhilarating Big Ten game. These teams have surprised a little bit as they are both sitting really well thus far.
Michigan State is 10-2 on the season and are #11 in the country. Northwestern is 8-2 and currently unranked.
This year, the Spartans have won two conference games already, while Northwestern is 1-0. Both teams score more than 75 points a game and allow under 66 points a contest. Look for the Spartans to have an edge in this one on the road.
* All odds provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.
**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.