Alabama State Hornets face Illinois Fighting Illini: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

Alabama State Hornets Illinois Fighting Illini
10-22 November 08, 2013, 08:00 | State Farm Center 23-13



State Farm Center will host Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Alabama State Hornets action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Fighting Illini bring a 23-13 record (15-18 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-22 Hornets, who are 0-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Illinois go 12-20 so far and the Hornets go 1-1.

View Alabama State Hornets vs Illinois Fighting Illini Odds and Stats.

This game matches up the No. 158 (Fighting Illini) and the No. 81 (Hornets) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Alabama State lost its last outing, a 66-59 result against Jackson State on March 14. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Alabama State suffered a 66-59 loss against Jackson State on Thursday, getting 18 points from Phillip Crawford in a losing effort at Curtis Culwell Center.

Illinois lost its last outing, a 63-59 result against Miami on March 24. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog. Illinois suffered a 63-59 loss against Miami on Sunday, getting 18 points from Brandon Paul in a losing effort at Frank Erwin Center.

A few Hornets at Fighting Illini trends to consider:
Illinois is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Illinois is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Illinois's last 6 games
Illinois is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home


Next up:
Alabama State at Bradley, Sunday, November 10th
Illinois at Jacksonville State, Sunday, November 10th
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