Colorado vs. Illinois Odds

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AUSTIN, TX (TheSpread) – The Big 12 meets the Big Ten on Friday at 4:40PM ET as Illinois faces Colorado in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

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This game will be played from Frank Erwin Special Events Center in Austin, Texas and is part of the East Region with Illinois as the seventh seed and Colorado the 10th seed. (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Illinois is a slim favorite in this contest, as the Illini have odds of -1 points against Colorado. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 126.5 points. Opening odds had this game as even. The spread reached a peak of Illinois -2 before dropping back to the Illini as a 1-point favorite.

Illinois is an at-large big out of the Big Ten Conference. The Illini went 22-12 in the regular season and 8-10 in the Big Ten, finishing tied for seventh. Illinois is 39th in the RPI rankings and it has a 6-9 record against teams in the top 50 of the RPI. The Illini are 5-2 on a neutral floor this season and have a 13-18 record against the spread.

Colorado is an at-large bid out of the Pac-12 Conference. The Buffaloes have a 21-11 overall record and 10-8 mark in conference play, finishing fifth in the standings. Colorado sits 37th in the RPI rankings and it has a 4-4 record against RPI top 50 teams. The Buffaloes are 4-1 on a neutral court this season and 16-13-1 against the spread.

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2013 March Madness Second Round Odds – Colorado vs. Illinois

853 Colorado +1 Over 126.5

854 Illinois -1 Under 126.5

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