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Game Thread: Purdue Boilermakers vs Michigan State Spartans

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The Spartans seek out their third-straight Big Ten win.

NCAA Basketball: Michigan State at Purdue Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Game Info:

Date: Friday, Jan. 8
Tipoff: 7:00 p.m. EST
TV: Fox Sports 1
Location: East Lansing, Michigan
Arena: Breslin Student Events Center
Moneyline: PUR: (+194) | MSU: (-235)
Spread: PUR: +5.5 (-115) | MSU: -5.5 (-105)
Total: 142.5 – Over: (-108) | Under: (-112)

Purdue currently leads the series against Michigan State 70-55. Since Tom Izzo took over at Michigan State, the Spartans have 26 wins while taking 18 losses to the Boilermakers. Michigan State comes into the matchup with an 8-3 record (2-3 in conference). Purdue enters this game with a 7-5 record (2-3 in conference) under Coach Matt Painter. The Boilermakers are coming off two single-digit losses to Rutgers and Illinois while the Spartans are coming off two consecutive wins against Nebraska and Rutgers.

In the only matchup between the two opponents last season, Purdue came out with a 29-point-win in West Lafayette. For more information on the Purdue basketball program, check out our preview.

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Go Green!!!