The second day of the Sweet 16 gets underway Friday evening at 7:09 p.m. ET when the No. 3 seed LSU Tigers take on the No. 2 seed Michigan State Spartans. Michigan State is a six-point favorite, with the Over-Under for total points set at 148.
Before picking a side in this matchup, you need to see what SportsLine expert Tom Fornelli has to say.
A CBS Sports writer since 2010, Fornelli began handing out winners in all sports on SportsLine in 2018. And he's shown a particular knack for picking Michigan State hoops as he enters this matchup on an impressive 4-0 run on his college basketball picks involving the Spartans. Anyone who has been following along is WAY UP.
Now Fornelli has studied the Sweet 16 matchup featuring Michigan State vs. LSU on Friday. We can tell you he's leaning Over, but his strongest pick is against the spread. He's found a critical x-factor that he believes makes one side hit hard. You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before you lock in your own picks.
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