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Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Illinois Fighting Illini

The Iowa Hawkeyes and the Illinois Fighting Illini will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at State Farm Center.

Iowa lost its last outing, a 71-69 result against Michigan State on January 28. They failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point favorite.

Illinois was a 56-46 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Indiana. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs.

Iowa:
Team record: 16-5 SU, 12-7 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Illinois
is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games on the road
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Illinois

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Ohio State are 5-5
After playing Michigan State are 8-2
After a loss are 9-1

Illinois:
Team record: 13-8 SU, 9-9-2 ATS
Current streak: lost 6 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Iowa
is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Iowa

When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Wisconsin are 3-7
After playing Indiana are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Iowa home to Ohio State, Tuesday, February 4
Illinois home to Wisconsin, Tuesday, February 4