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Elite Eight 2010 Odds: Tennessee vs Michigan State

Written by Mick Bergen   
Saturday, 27 March 2010 18:20
Tennessee is favored in Elite eight 2010 odds against Michigan State for Sunday's game on CBS.

The Tennessee Volunteers and the Michigan State Spartans will both be trying to reach the Final Four with a win in Elite Eight 2010 odds on Sunday at 2:20pm EST when they battle at the Edward Jones Dome in a game that can be seen on CBS. Elite Eight odds have the Volunteers listed as 1.5-point favorites against the Spartans, while the game's total is sitting at 136.5. Tennessee roared back and came away with a 76-73 victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Sweet 16 match-up on Friday.

Tennessee won the game as 4.5-point underdogs in March madness betting while the 149 points sailed OVER the posted total of 137 at online sportsbooks. Wayne Chism collected 22 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double in leading Tennessee while J.P. Prince added 14-points in the win. "I was tired," Prince said after the game. "I just said I'll save it all for defense. That's all I did. I know those last two minutes I was going to make them work. I knew nobody wanted it more than I did." Heading into 2010 Elite Eight odds, the Volunteers have won three straight games, are 28-8 straight up on the season and 15-16-2 against the spread as March madness betting favorites.

Michigan State roared back in the second half and defeated Northern Iowa 59-52 in the Sweet 16 on Friday. Michigan State won the game as a pick'em, while the 111 points went UNDER the posted total of 121.5 at online sportsbooks. Durrell Summers led the way with 19 points and seven rebounds. "I knew it would be just a gut-it-out game. I'm sure everybody predicted it," Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said after the game. "That's kind of enjoyable, to find a way. It's somewhat more rewarding than the last two."

Heading into Elite Eight 2010 odds, the Spartans have won three straight games, are 27-8 straight up on the season, 14-20 against the spread as underdogs in March madness betting. Michigan State is 8-2 when playing on a Sunday, 7-3 after a win and 6-1 straight up in their last 7 games. The Volunteers are 7-3 when playing on a Sunday, 0-2 after playing Ohio State and 7-3 after a win. Vegas odds at Caesars sportsbook have the Tennessee Volunteers -1.5 vs the Michigan State Spartans with a total of 136.5.

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