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College Basketball Betting - Nebraska Cornhuskers Illinois Fighting Illini Odds

Nebraska looks to cover the Cornhuskers-Fighting Illini pointspread on Sunday and improve its overall 12-15 mark when they host Illinois in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Nebraska Cornhuskers were listed as -3.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 12-15 and 13-12 ATS Nebraska Cornhuskers will face the 16-12 Illinois Fighting Illini, who own a 13-14 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are 11-13-1 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Illinois Fighting Illini are 11-16.

This game puts the Nebraska Cornhuskers, most recently No. 166 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Illinois Fighting Illini, who rate No. 159 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Illinois Fighting Illini rank No. 153 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 35.64 per game. That compares with Nebraska’s No. 38 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Nebraska is college basketball's No. 231-ranked team at 5.89 per game, while the Illinois Fighting Illini rate No. 150 with 7.21 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Malcolm Hill scored 18 points leading the Fighting Illini to a 66-50 victory over Northwestern at State Farm Center on Tuesday.

The Cornhuskers endured a 88-72 loss at the hands of the Spartans on Thursday, despite a 19-point effort from Tai Webster at Breslin Center.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Illinois's last 9 games
  • Illinois is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Illinois is 5-19 SU in its last 24 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Illinois's last 5 games on the road
  • Nebraska is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • Nebraska is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nebraska's last 7 games at home
  • Nebraska is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Illinois

Next Betting Matchups

Illinois home to Michigan State, Wednesday, March 1st
Nebraska at Minnesota, Thursday, March 2nd