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Illinois-Chicago Flames vs Youngstown State Penguins 02/17/2022 Game Predictions, Picks and Preview

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Illinois-Chicago Flames vs Youngstown State Penguins 02-17-2022 Game Predictions Picks and Preview

Illinois-Chicago Flames vs Youngstown State Penguins 02/17/2022 – An interesting Horizon Conference game will get underway as the Illinois-Chicago Flames take on the Youngstown State Penguins from Beeghly Center in Youngstown, Ohio. The Flames are eighth on the table and the Penguins are sitting at the sixth spot. Illinois will enter this game with a winning record and the Penguins will enter this game with a loss. Both teams are beyond the average mark but the Penguins look promising. The odds to win basketball tonight have predicted a win for Youngstown.

Illinois-Chicago Flames vs Youngstown State Penguins 02/17/2022

When:Thursday, February 17, 7:00 PM ET
Where:Beeghly Center, Youngstown, Ohio
TV:ESPN+
Stream:Sofascore
Illinois-Chicago Flames vs Youngstown State Penguins 02/17/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Illinois-Chicago Flames+7 (-107)145.5 o (-107)+150
Youngstown State Penguins-7 (-107)145.5 u (-107)-222
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Illinois-Chicago Flames

The Flames won six and dropped nine conference games and were pushed down the table. Overall, they are holding a 10-14 record on the season. Illinois took out the Jaguars in their last game with a 57-54 final score. Damaria Franklin and Jace Carter combined 24 points in their success. Another 11 points came off Jalen Warren while Filip Skobalj tossed in eight points and four rebounds in just 17 minutes of gameplay.

Players to watch: Damaria Franklin G (GP 22, MIN 31.1, PTS 17.8, REB 7, AST 2.3, STL 1.4, BLK 0.7, TO 2.7, FG% 44, FT% 66.7, 3P% 29.5), Kevin Johnson G (GP 23, MIN 35.3, PTS 13.3, REB 3.1, AST 5, STL 1.2, BLK 0.2, TO 2.2, FG% 45.3, FT% 74, 3P% 34.8), Zion Griffin F (GP 23, MIN 27.9, PTS 10.3, REB 3.7, AST 1.2, STL 0.7, BLK 0.7, TO 1, FG% 48.1, FT% 59.6, 3P% 33.7).

Youngstown State Penguins

The Penguins will be playing their fourth straight game at home and they hope to make ends meet. Youngstown won 10 of their 17 conference games and are 16-11 with their overall play. The Penguins are behind Fort Wayne and are ahead of Detroit. Their last game against Robert Morris did not go well as they scored 68 and gave up 73 in return. Dwayne Cohill tossed in 18 points and went eight for 13 with their shooting attempts.

Players to watch: Michael Akuchie F (GP 27, MIN 30.8, PTS 13.9, REB 7.8, AST 1.5, STL 0.6, BLK 0.7, TO 1.8, FG% 48, FT% 83.8, 3P% 30.6), Dwayne Cohill G (GP 27, MIN 28.6, PTS 13.3, REB 4.3, AST 2.3, STL 0.9, BLK 0.5, TO 2.3, FG% 45.2, FT% 82, 3P% 37.3), Tevin Olison G (GP 27, MIN 30.4, PTS 12.5, REB 4.5, AST 1.4, STL 0.9, BLK 0.5, TO 1.9, FG% 41.5, FT% 81.4, 3P% 34.4).

Illinois-Chicago Flames vs Youngstown State Penguins Betting Predictions

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Illinois-Chicago Flames

UIC are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of UIC’s last 13 games.
UIC are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
UIC are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Youngstown State.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of UIC’s last 8 games on the road.

Youngstown State Penguins

Youngstown State are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Penguins are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Youngstown State’s last 5 games against UIC.
Youngstown State are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
Youngstown State are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against UIC.

Illinois-Chicago Flames vs Youngstown State Penguins Betting Picks

Summary: The Flames are a struggling team and the best online sportsbook has predicted the Penguins to win this game and cover the spread at home. Youngstown has a better offensive and defensive unit and they are all set to win with ease.

Moneyline: +150 is the allocated ML for the Flames and -222 is the ML for the Penguins.

ATS: The spread for the Flames is +7 (-107) and the spread for the Penguins is -7 (-107).

Totals: Over 145.5 (-107) is out for the Flames and the same will go under for the Penguins.

Score Prediction: 74-66, Penguins win.