Illinois vs. Missouri Prediction & Odds
The “Border War” will take place on Thursday night at Enterprise Center when No. 16 Illinois plays Missouri at 9:00 p.m. ET on the SEC Network.
Will the Tigers give the Fighting Illini trouble or will Illinois roll?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
851 Illinois Fighting Illini (-6.5) at 852 Missouri Tigers (+6.5); o/u 154.5
9:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, December 22, 2022
Enterprise Center, St. Louis, MO
Illinois vs. Missouri Public Betting Information
Our CBB Public Betting Information page indicates that 51% of public bettors are currently backing Missouri +6.5 when it comes to the spread. This information is subject to change throughout the day, however, so be sure to check the link so you’re receiving the most up-to-date public betting data.
Illinois Fighting Illini DFS Spin
Matthew Mayer logged 21 points (9-12 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 0-3 FT), seven rebounds, one assist, three blocks and two steals across 20 minutes during Saturday's 68-47 victory over Alabama A&M. Mayer scored 21 points for the second time in three games and in the double-digits during all three games. Mayer could be the hottest option for the Illini if he keeps this up into conference play.
Missouri Tigers DFS Spin
D’Moi Hodge ended with 15 points (5-7 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 2-3 FT), four rebounds, three assists and three steals over 31 minutes during Saturday's 68-66 victory over UCF. Hodge continued his superb offensive play with another double-figure scoring performance. The senior has scored at least 11 points in all but one matchup (Nov. 13) this year.
Illinois vs. Missouri CBB Betting Trends
Under is 4-1 in Fighting Illini last 5 overall
Under is 6-2 in Fighting Illini last 8 games following a ATS loss
Over is 6-1 in Tigers last 7 neutral site games
Over is 4-1 in Tigers last 5 overall
Illinois vs. Missouri CBB Prediction:
The underdog is 5-2-1 against the spread in the last eight meetings between these two teams, while the Tigers are 6-2 against the number in their last eight games following an ATS win and 5-2 at the betting window in their last seven games with a winning percentage above .600. The Illini, meanwhile, are 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600, are 3-7 against the number in their last 10 neutral site games and are 4-10 at the betting window in their last 14 games coming off a win.
CBB BETTING PREDICTION: MISSOURI TIGERS +6.5