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Illinois Fighting Illini take on Rebels in NCAA Basketball Betting

Illinois Fighting Illini will go to the free throw line vs UNLV Rebels on Sunday, hoping to boost its 7-3 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs UNLV Rebels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UNLV Rebels sit at 7-2 (7-2 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Illinois Fighting Illini are currently 7-3 (4-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? UNLV is 8-1 OU, and Illinois is 2-5 OU.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 54-rated Illinois Fighting Illini taking on the No. 35-rated UNLV Rebels in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Illinois Fighting Illini rank No. 156 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 36.2 per game. That compares with UNLV’s No. 2 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where UNLV is college basketball's No. 188-ranked team at 6.71 per game, while the Illinois Fighting Illini rate No. 114 with 8 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Fighting Illini grabbed a 64-57 win over the Governors on Wednesday, behind a 17-point effort from Michael Finke at State Farm Center.

The battle between the Rebels and Golden Eagles didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Oral Roberts was handed a 92-66 defeat on Tuesday at MGM Grand.

Betting Trends
  • Illinois is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • UNLV is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • UNLV is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of UNLV's last 9 games

Next Betting Matchups

Illinois home to Longwood, Wednesday, December 13th
UNLV at Pacific, Saturday, December 16th