Michigan State vs. Ohio State: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Michigan State vs. Ohio State: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Ohio State Buckeyes (13-17, 5-14 Big Ten) will try to break an eight-game road losing streak when they visit the Michigan State Spartans (18-11, 10-8 Big Ten) on March 4, 2023 at Breslin Center.

In its most recent game, Michigan State beat Nebraska on Tuesday, 80-67. Its top scorer was Joey Hauser with 20 points. Ohio State was victorious in its previous game against Maryland, 73-62, on Wednesday. Justice Sueing was its leading scorer with 16 points.

When is Michigan State vs. Ohio State and when does it start?

This matchup between the Spartans and Buckeyes is set to start on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 12:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Michigan State vs. Ohio State

The Spartans and Buckeyes will hit the hardwood at Breslin Center for this matchup on March 4, and if you’d like to catch the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN.

Michigan State Spartans vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Game Preview

Michigan State Stats, Odds & Insights

Michigan State is outscoring opponents by 3.2 points per game with a +92 scoring differential overall. It puts up 70.2 points per game (209th in college basketball) and allows 67.0 per contest (91st in college basketball).

The 70.2 points the Spartans average are only 1.3 more than the Buckeyes give up.

Michigan State makes 7.5 three-pointers per game (177th in college basketball) at a 39.4% rate (sixth-best in college basketball), compared to the 6.7 its opponents make while shooting 30.4% from deep.

On offense, the Spartans put up 69.6 points per game when playing at home, compared to 70.4 points per game away from home.

Michigan State has seen an uptick in scoring recently, racking up 71.1 points per game in its last 10 contests, 0.9 points more than the 70.2 it has scored this season.

Ohio State Stats, Odds & Insights

Ohio State has a +122 scoring differential, topping opponents by 4.0 points per game. It is putting up 72.9 points per game, 151st in college basketball, and is giving up 68.9 per outing to rank 139th in college basketball.

The Buckeyes’ 72.9 points per game are 5.9 more than the Spartans concede.

Ohio State hits 6.5 three-pointers per game (277th in college basketball) at a 35.4% rate (114th in college basketball), compared to the 7.0 its opponents make, shooting 31.8% from beyond the arc.

The Buckeyes are scoring more points at home (74.7 per game) than on the road (67.1).

Ohio State is scoring 64.9 points per contest over its previous 10 games, which is 8.0 fewer points than its average for the season (72.9).

Spartans Key Players to Watch

Spartans Leaders
Tyson Walker 29 14.8 2.5 2.7 1.2 0.2 1.8
Joey Hauser 29 14.1 7.0 1.9 0.4 0.2 2.2
A.J Hoggard 29 12.2 3.8 6.1 0.9 0.3 0.7
Jaden Akins 25 9.5 3.9 1.3 1.2 0.3 1.6
Malik Hall 18 9.4 4.2 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.8

Buckeyes Key Players to Watch

Buckeyes Leaders
Brice Sensabaugh 30 16.4 5.2 1.1 0.6 0.4 1.9
Justice Sueing 30 12.1 5.3 1.8 0.7 0.4 0.6
Zed Key 25 10.8 7.5 0.8 0.6 1.0 0.3
Sean McNeil 30 9.6 1.9 1.2 0.5 0.1 1.6
Bruce Thornton 30 9.6 2.8 2.5 0.8 0.1 1.1

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.