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|Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Northwestern Wildcats|
The Illinois Fighting Illini and the Northwestern Wildcats will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Welsh-Ryan Arena. In their last action, Illinois was a 79-59 winner at home against Purdue. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites. Northwestern lost its last outing, a 69-59 result against Ohio State on February 14. They covered in that game as a 17.5-point underdog. Illinois:
Team record: 18-8 SU, 11-12 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Team record: 13-12 SU, 12-10 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing Illinois
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Illinois home to Penn State, Thursday, February 21
Northwestern home to Wisconsin, Wednesday, February 20