Who is going to end up ranked #1 when the regular season ends? The answer to that question seems to change with each passing day, but it’s fair to suggest that Michigan State will be in the hunt, as they are now on a 10-game win streak that has then #2 in the nation ahead of this week’s rankings and closer to March Madness. They had a comfortable win over Illinois in their previous meeting on the road and should continue their quest for #1 with a win here.

Game Information

What: Illinois Fighting Illini (13-15) at #2 Michigan State Spartans (26-3)
When: Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 6:00 pm CT
Where: Breslin Center, East Lansing, Michigan
Radio: WJR-AM (760)

NCAAB Odds for YouWager

Illinois Fighting Illini: +16 -110
Michigan State Spartans:  -16 -110

Important fact

The Illini just break a four-game losing streak with a win over Nebraska last Sunday. The Spartans have won 10 straight.

Data to consider

Illinois is 0-7 SU in its last 7 games on the road against teams with winning records.

Michigan State is 23-1 SU and 17-6-1 ATS in its last 24 games as a home favorite.

The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Illinois’s last 20 games against Michigan State.

Illinois Fighting Illini (13-15) at 2 Michigan State Spartans (26-3) March Madness 2


Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Illinois is 4-7-2 ATS in its last 13 games
Illinois is 7-15-1 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
Illinois is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road

Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Michigan State is 1-5-2 ATS in its last 8 games
Michigan State is 17-6-1 ATS in its last 24 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan State’s last 5 games

Predicted Score

Illinois Fighting Illini 64 | Michigan State Spartans 80
Michigan State will WIN, Cover the Spread, and the Total will go Under.

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