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Yale Bulldogs vs Illinois Fighting Illini NCAA College Basketball Betting

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Illinois Fighting Illini try to run the Yale Bulldogs off the court at State Farm Center in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Yale Bulldogs in this one, their betting line was listed as 4-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Yale Bulldogs vs Illinois Fighting Illini Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Yale Bulldogs have watched them go 5-3 and 2-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Illinois Fighting Illini are at 4-5 and 3-3-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Illinois Fighting Illini are 3-4, while the Yale Bulldogs have a 2-1 mark.

This game puts the Illinois Fighting Illini, most recently No. 183 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Yale Bulldogs, who rate No. 59 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Illinois has the nation's No. 119-rated offensive output, at 75.89 PPG. The visiting Yale Bulldogs defense ranks No. 79 allowing on average 66.75 PPG. The Fighting Illini FG% has averaged 45.77% so far, more than the Illinois Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.83% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Yale is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
  • Yale is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Illinois is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • Illinois is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Yale at USC, Sunday, December 13th
Illinois at Illinois-Chicago, Saturday, December 12th