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Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers visit Illinois-Chicago Flames in NCAA College Basketball Betting

UIC Pavilion will host Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers vs Illinois-Chicago Flames action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers before tip-off in this one found them as -11.5-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers vs Illinois-Chicago Flames Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois-Chicago Flames sit at 2-13 (4-10 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers are currently 12-6 (9-8 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Illinois-Chicago is 3-11 OU, and Wisc-Milwaukee is 8-9 OU.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 313-rated Illinois-Chicago Flames and the No. 103-ranked Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Illinois-Chicago's No. 232-ranked offense, averaging 66.53 PPG, against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 138 at 70.56 PPG. The Flames field goal percentage has averaged 38.47% so far, less than the Panthers marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.16% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jordan Johnson scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Panthers to a win (they lost 68-56 to Valparaiso at Athletics-Recreation Center on Thursday).

Illinois-Chicago suffered a 78-76 loss against Wisc-Green Bay on Thursday, getting 19 points from Dikembe Dixson in a losing effort at UIC Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Wisc-Milwaukee is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisc-Milwaukee's last 6 games
  • Wisc-Milwaukee is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Wisc-Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Illinois-Chicago is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Illinois-Chicago's last 5 games
  • Illinois-Chicago is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Illinois-Chicago is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games when playing Wisc-Milwaukee

Next Betting Matchups

Wisc-Milwaukee home to Detroit, Saturday, January 23rd
Illinois-Chicago at Cleveland State, Monday, January 18th