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No. 14 Michigan State (14-3) goes on the road to match up against No. 8 Wisconsin (15-2) in a primetime affair on Friday night. Michigan State is looking to redeem itself after dropping its last game. On Jan. 15, Northwestern knocked off the Spartans 64-62. Wisconsin rolls into this contest on fire as the Badgers are currently on a seven-game win streak.

Tip-off from the Kohl Center is at 9 p.m. ET. Wisconsin is favored by three points in the latest Michigan State vs. Wisconsin odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is set at 139. Before locking in any Wisconsin vs. Michigan State picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of over $2,400 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Michigan State vs. Wisconsin and locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are the college basketball odds and betting lines for Wisconsin vs. Michigan State:

  • Michigan State vs. Wisconsin spread:  Wisconsin -3
  • Michigan State vs. Wisconsin over-under: 139 points
  • Michigan State vs. Wisconsin money line: Wisconsin -160, MSU +140
  • WIS: The Badgers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall
  • MSU: The Spartans are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight-up loss
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Why Wisconsin can cover 

Sophomore guard Jonathan Davis is having a terrific campaign. He is currently second in the Big Ten in scoring (22.1), along with averaging 7.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals. Davis is also one of the best 3-point shooters on the team, hitting 36 percent of his attempts from beyond the arc. The Wisconsin native has put up at least 30 points in two games thus far, including in the Jan. 3 win over No. 4 Purdue as Davis had 37 points, 14 rebounds, two steals, and two blocks.

Senior guard Brad Davison is second on the squad with 15.1 points while grabbing 4.1 rebounds per game. The Minnesota native scored at least 20 points in four games. Davison is shooting 35 percent from deep and has hit at least three 3-pointers in eight different contests. In the Jan. 13 victory against No. 19 Ohio State, he finished with 25 points and shot 4-for-6 from beyond the arc. 

Why Michigan State can cover

Michigan State is one of the top teams in the Big Ten. The Spartans are ranked third in rebounds (40.1), assists (17), second in 3-point percentage (.388), and first in blocks (6.5). Senior forward Marcus Bingham Jr. has been a staple for Michigan State. He is averaging 9.7 points, 7.1 rebounds while shooting 57 percent from the floor. Bingham Jr. is also third in the conference with 2.8 blocks per game. 

The Michigan native has recorded two double-doubles while also logging six or more blocks in three different matchups. Senior forward Gabe Brown is averaging a team-best 14.2 points with 4.8 rebounds. He can space the floor and is knocking down 38 percent of his 3-point attempts. Brown has scored in double figures in 12 straight games, including two 20-point outings. 

How to make Wisconsin vs. Michigan State picks

SportsLine's model is leaning under on the point total, projecting 138 combined points. It has also generated an against-the-spread pick that hits in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only get the model's Michigan State vs. Wisconsin picks at SportsLine

So who wins Michigan State vs. Wisconsin? And which side of the spread hits well over 60 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Wisconsin vs. Michigan State spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is up over $2,400 on its college basketball picks the last five years, and find out.