Minnesota vs. Illinois Prediction
A huge matchup in the Big Ten will take place in Champaign, IL on Tuesday night when No. 13 Illinois hosts 6-0 Minnesota at 7:00 p.m. ET. Will the Fighting Illini rebound from their loss to Missouri in the “Bragging Rights” game with a win and a cover as 8-point favorite tonight?
615 Minnesota Golden Gophers (+8) at 616 Illinois Fighting Illini (-8); 149
7:00 p.m. ET, December 15, 2020
Venue: State Farm Center, Champaign, IL
Minnesota vs. Illinois College Basketball Prediction
The home team in this series has covered in the last four meetings and the favorite is 23-9 against the spread in the last 32 meetings. Illinois is also 7-3 against the spread in its last 10 games coming off a loss and you know the Fighting Illini want to get the taste of losing to Missouri out of their mouths quickly.
Meanwhile, the Golden Gophers are just 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five games overall, are 2-6-2 against the number in their last 10 games coming off a win and are 1-4-2 at the betting window in their last seven games following an ATS win. They’re also 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six games as an underdog and are 1-6-2 at the betting window in their last nine games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.
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