Illinois vs. Michigan Prediction
After losing at home earlier this week to Ohio State, will No. 15 Illinois rebound on Sunday in Ann Arbor when the Fighting Illini take on unranked Michigan at 2:00 p.m. ET on CBS? The game is currently a pick’em, while the total sits at 141.5 at most sportsbooks.
823 Illinois Fighting Illini (PK) at 824 Michigan Wolverines (PK); o/u 141.5
2:00 p.m. ET, Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Illinois Fighting Illini DFS Snapshot
Alfonso Plummer chipped in 26 points (9-15 FG, 8-10 3Pt), three rebounds and two assists across 30 minutes during Thursday's 86-83 loss to Ohio State. Plummer had been held in check during each of the last two games, but he was hot from beyond the arc Thursday and knocked down 80 percent of his three-point attempts while leading the Illini on the scoreboard. He's now posted double-digit scoring totals in four of his last six appearances and has averaged 14.2 points and 1.7 rebounds in 29.7 minutes per game during that time.
Michigan Wolverines DFS Snapshot
Caleb Houstan contributed 21 points (6-12 FG, 5-9 3Pt, 4-4 FT), three rebounds, one assist and one block across 38 minutes during Wednesday's 71-62 win over Rutgers. Houstan saw plenty of looks from three-point range Wednesday and converted 55.6 percent of his attempts to lead the Wolverines with a season-high 21 points. The freshman has scored in double figures in just two of his last five appearances, and he's averaged 10.4 points and 4.0 rebounds in 33.4 minutes per game during that time.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The home team is 28-13-1 against the spread in the last 42 meetings between these two teams, while the Illini are just 2-5 against the number in their last seven road games. Illinois is also 0-8 against the number in its last eight games played on Sunday, is 1-4 against the spread in its last five games overall and has dropped five of its last seven games at the window following a straight up loss.
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