Maryland men's basketball is a 6.5-point underdog in Saturday's Big Ten Tournament semifinal against Michigan State, according to oddshark.com.
The Terps lost to the Spartans 74-65 in East Lansing back in January, the only time the two teams have met this season.
Statistician Ken Pomeroy's algorithms agree with the odds, as they predict a 76-70 finish in favor of No. 2 seed Michigan State (25-7, 12-6 Big Ten). KenPom.com gives No. 3 seed Maryland (27-5, 13-5 Big Ten) a 28 percent chance of winning. Our own Alex Kirshner predicted Michigan State to win, 75-72 in his preview of Saturday's matchup.
The two teams will tip off at approximately 3:30 p.m. on CBS, following the conclusion of Michigan-Purdue at 1 p.m. Here's everything you need to watch, stream or listen to the game.