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Illinois Fighting Illini

vs

Michigan State Spartans
Saturday, February 07, 2015 12:00 PM ET
Breslin Center

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans battle Saturday at Breslin Center as the Spartans look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans Opening Odds and Betting Line

Bettors looking to go with the Michigan State Spartans in this one found them listed as -9.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu for Saturday's contest. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Fighting Illini was expected to move the line.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois Fighting Illini will look to cover the spread vs the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, as the Fighting Illini are 9-12 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Spartans are 11-11 ATS. Illinois is 7-12 against the total, while Michigan State is 12-8-1 versus the total betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 30 (Michigan State) and the No. 112 (Illinois) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

How Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans Stats Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Illinois Fighting Illini rank No. 139 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 34.61 per game. That compares with Michigan State’s No. 8 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Michigan State is college basketball's No. 44-ranked team at 7.45 per game, while the Illinois Fighting Illini rate No. 32 with 7.83 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Illinois earned a 66-54 victory over Rutgers on Tuesday, getting 21 points from Kendrick Nunn at State Farm Center.

The Spartans got 25 points from Denzel Valentine as Michigan State ran past Michigan 76-66 on Sunday at Breslin Center.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Odds Trends

Illinois is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
Illinois is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Illinois's last 13 games
Illinois is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Michigan State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Michigan State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan State's last 7 games
Michigan State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Illinois home to Michigan, Thursday, February 12th
Michigan State at Northwestern, Tuesday, February 10th

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