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Missouri Tigers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini

The fans at Scottrade Center will be treated to a game between the Missouri Tigers and the Illinois Fighting Illini when they take their seats on Saturday.

Last time out for Missouri, they were a 66-60 winner as they battled Western Michigan at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 15.5-point favorite.

In their last action, Illinois was a 71-64 loser on the road against Oregon. They earned a push of the 7-point spread as underdogs.

Missouri:
Team record: 10-0 SU, 4-4 ATS
Current streak: won 10 straight games.

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing North Carolina State are 0-1
After a win are 9-1

Illinois:
Team record: 9-2 SU, 5-4-1 ATS

is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Missouri
is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Missouri

When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Illinois-Chicago are 5-1
After playing Oregon are 2-0
After a loss are 6-4

Next up:
Missouri at North Carolina State, Saturday, December 28
Illinois home to Illinois-Chicago, Saturday, December 28