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The Illinois Fighting Illini and the Illinois-Chicago Flames will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at United Center.
Illinois was a 65-64 winner in their most recent outing at home against Missouri. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs.
Illinois-Chicago lost its last outing, a 74-61 result against Colorado State on December 23. They covered in that game as a 14-point underdog.
Team record: 10-2 SU, 6-4-1 ATS
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Indiana are 4-6
After playing Missouri are 10-0
After a win are 7-3
Team record: 5-8 SU, 7-4 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Illinois
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Valparaiso are 2-8
After playing Colorado State are 1-0
After a loss are 7-3
Illinois home to Indiana, Tuesday, December 31
Illinois-Chicago at Valparaiso, Thursday, January 2