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College Basketball Odds & Picks: Michigan vs. Michigan State Among Saturday’s Sharpest Bets

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  • The 142-game college basketball schedule is underway for Saturday, Jan. 29, but there's still plenty of games that have yet to tip off.
  • In fact, Michigan vs. Michigan State at 12:30 p.m. ET has been a popular target among sharp bettors on Saturday.
  • Leveraging our college basketball picks and predictions, let's examine how smart money from respected bettors is hitting Michigan vs. Michigan State.

College basketball has had monster Saturday slates already this season, but pesky college football and NFL has typically stood in the way.

However, that is not the case today, and Saturday’s college basketball betting handles will surely show it.

Recreational bettors will jump all over today’s slate, and with 142 games on the board you can be sure that sharps will be swimming in Saturday’s college basketball waters like they always do.

For bettors looking to tail the pros, they don’t have to wait long, as four of Saturday’s 12 p.m. ET matchups are already attracting market-moving action, including Duke vs. Louisville, Georgetown vs. Butler, Wichita State vs. Tulane (which pros are hitting two different ways) and Michigan vs. Michigan State.

College Basketball Betting Picks for Saturday

*Odds and data as of Saturday morning

Michigan vs. Michigan State Pick

12:30 p.m. ET | CBS

When it comes to market-moving action, Michigan vs. Michigan State may be the best example of smart money forcing oddsmakers to stay on their toes.