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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini

The Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Illinois Fighting Illini will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at United Center.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were an 89-73 loser as they battled Purdue on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite.

Illinois lost its last outing, a 68-55 result against Ohio State on March 10. They failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point underdog.

Minnesota:
Team record: 20-11 SU, 15-14 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
After playing Purdue are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Illinois:
Team record: 21-11 SU, 12-17 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games
is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 10 games when playing Minnesota
is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
After playing Ohio State are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5