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The Penn State Nittany Lions and the Illinois Fighting Illini will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at University of Illinois Assembly Hall.

Penn State was a 79-71 loser in its last match on the road against Michigan. They covered the 22.5-point spread as underdogs.

Last time out for Illinois, they were a 62-41 winner as they battled Northwestern on the road. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point favorite.

Penn State:
Team record: 8-17 SU, 10-11 ATS
Current streak: lost 13 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Illinois
is 6-12-1 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Illinois
is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Michigan are 6-4
After playing Michigan are 2-8
After a loss are 0-10

Illinois:
Team record: 19-8 SU, 12-12 ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Penn State
is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Penn State
is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Michigan are 5-5
After playing Northwestern are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Next up:
Penn State home to Michigan, Wednesday, February 27
Illinois at Michigan, Sunday, February 24