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Robert Bondy

Spartans listed as heavy favorites over Rutgers on Sunday

Michigan State basketball has opened up as a double-digit favorite over Rutgers in Sunday’s home matchup.

The Spartans are listed as an 11.5-point favorite over the Scarlet Knights — odds courtesy of FanDuel. This is the first matchup between Michigan State and Rutgers this season.

Michigan State enters this matchup looking to snap a two-game losing streak. The Spartans are 9-7 overall and 1-4 in Big Ten play.

Rutgers comes into this game with some momentum after knocking off Indiana earlier this week. The Scarlet Knights are 9-6 overall and 1-3 in Big Ten play.

Tip-off is scheduled for 12 p.m. ET and will be televised on the Big Ten Network.

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