Nebraska vs. Illinois Prediction

Nebraska vs. Illinois, 2/24/20 College Basketball Betting Predictions

Big Ten opponents clash tonight in Champaign where the Illinois Fighting Illini will host the Nebraska Cornhuskers at 8:00 p.m. ET. Are the Illini a good bet to cover as a double-digit home favorite or is there more value in the total?

Game Snapshot

875 Nebraska Cornhuskers (+13.5) at 876 Illinois Fighting Illini (-13.5); o/u 146.5

8:00 p.m. ET, Monday, February 24, 2020

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Public Betting Trends

According to our College Basketball Public Betting Chart page, 56% of betting tickets are on Illinois to cover the spread in this matchup.

NCAA College Basketball Betting Trends

Nebraska Cornhuskers

The Cornhuskers are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven road games but are just 1-5 against the number in their last six games overall.

Illinois Fighting Illini

The Fighting Illini are 10-22-1 at the betting window in their last 33 games following an ATS win but are 4-1-1 ATS in their last six games versus a team with a losing record.


The over is 8-2 in Nebraska’s last 10 games overall, is 4-1 in its last five road games and has cashed in 19 of the Cornhuskers’ last 26 games coming off a loss. On the other side, the over is 14-5-1 in the Fighting Illini’s last 20 games versus a team with a winning percentage below .400 and is 12-5-2 in their last 19 home games versus an opponent with a road winning percentage of less than .400.

Monday NCAA College Basketball Prediction: Nebraska/Illinois OVER 146.5


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