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The Penn State Nittany Lions and the Illinois Fighting Illini will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at State Farm Center.
Penn State lost its last outing, a 79-63 result against Michigan State on December 31. They failed to cover in that game as a 7-point underdog.
Last time out for Illinois, they were an 83-80 winner as they battled Indiana at home. They earned a push in the match as a 3-point favorite.
Team record: 9-5 SU, 8-3 ATS
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Illinois
is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Illinois
is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games on the road
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Michigan State are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Team record: 12-2 SU, 7-4-2 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Penn State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Penn State
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Wisconsin are 3-7
After playing Indiana are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
Penn State home to Minnesota, Wednesday, January 8
Illinois at Wisconsin, Wednesday, January 8