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Michigan State Spartans vs. Illinois Fighting Illini

The fans at State Farm Center will be treated to a game between the Michigan State Spartans and the Illinois Fighting Illini when they take their seats on Saturday.

Michigan State won its last outing, a 54-40 result against Northwestern on January 15. They covered in that game as a 12-point favorite.

Illinois was a 66-58 loser in their most recent outing at home against Purdue. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites.

Michigan State:
Team record: 16-1 SU, 9-6-1 ATS
Current streak: won 9 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 11 games when playing on the road against Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Illinois

When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Indiana are 8-2
After playing Northwestern are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

Illinois:
Team record: 13-5 SU, 8-7-2 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games at home
is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Michigan State
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 11 games when playing at home against Michigan State
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of last 13 games when playing Michigan State

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Ohio State are 4-6
After playing Purdue are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

Next up:
Michigan State home to Indiana, Tuesday, January 21
Illinois at Ohio State, Thursday, January 23