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Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers

The Illinois Fighting Illini and the Minnesota Golden Gophers will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Williams Arena.

Illinois was a 48-39 loser in its last match at home against Ohio State. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs.

Minnesota was a 54-48 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Northwestern. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites.

Illinois:
Team record: 14-12 SU, 10-13-2 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road

When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Nebraska are 2-3
After playing Ohio State are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Minnesota:
Team record: 17-9 SU, 10-11-2 ATS

is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 11 games when playing Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games at home

When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Ohio State are 3-7
After playing Northwestern are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
Illinois home to Nebraska, Wednesday, February 26
Minnesota at Ohio State, Saturday, February 22