Illinois vs. Michigan Prediction
The marquee matchup in college hoops on Tuesday night belongs to the Big Ten, as No. 4 Illinois takes on No. 2 Michigan at 7:00 p.m. ET from the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor. Will the Fighting Illini pull off another upset or at least cover as a sizable underdog tonight?
631 Illinois Fighting Illini (+8) at 632 Michigan Wolverines (-8); o/u 146.5
7:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Venue: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Illinois vs. Michigan College Basketball Prediction
The home team is 27-12-1 against the spread in the last 40 meetings between these two teams while the favorite is also 4-1-1 at the betting window in the last six meetings. Michigan, meanwhile, is 8-2 against the spread in its last 10 games following an ATS win, is 21-7 against the number in its last 28 games overall and is 36-16-1 against the spread in their last 53 games as a favorite.
The Wolverines are also 13-3 against the spread in their last 16 games coming off a win and are 14-3 at the betting window in their last 17 home games when facing an opponent with a road winning percentage of greater than .600.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: MICHIGAN WOLVERINES -8