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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Marquette Golden Eagles 11/15/2021 Predictions, Preview and Spread

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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Marquette Golden Eagles 11-15-2021 Predictions Preview and Spread

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Marquette Golden Eagles 11/15/2021 – A non-conference game is all set to get underway as the Illinois Fighting Illini take on the Marquette Golden Eagles from Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Fighting Illini are seventh in the Big 10 Conference play and they look forward to building on their winning streak. The Marquette Golden Eagles are sitting at the same seventh spot in the Big East play. Both teams are riding a two-game winning streak, but the basketball predictions today favor the Fighting Illini to secure a victory here.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Marquette Golden Eagles 11/15/2021

When: Monday, November 15, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV: FS1
Stream: Sofascore

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Marquette Golden Eagles 11/15/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Illinois Fighting Illini -8 (-110) 142 o (-110) -378
Marquette Golden Eagles +8 (-110) 142 u (-110) +289
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Illinois Fighting Illini

The Illinois Fighting Illini are 2-0 with their overall performance like most of the teams in the Big 10 play. Illinois defeated the Jackson State Tigers in their series opener and came off an easy victory against the Arkansas State Red Wolves. Illinois scored 92 and gave up just 53 in return. The Fighting Illini have missed out on a couple of key players from last season, but they still seem to be doing an exceptional job. On average, the Fighting Illini is touching 81.5 points per game and is shooting at 44.8 percent.

Players to watch: J. Grandison G (GP 2, MIN 25, PTS 17.5, REB 5.5, AST 1, STL 0, BLK 0, TO 2, FG% 63.2, FT% 100, 3P% 42.9), C. Hawkins F (GP 2, MIN 28, PTS 15, REB 10, AST 3.5, STL 2.5, BLK 2.5, TO 3.5, FG% 52.9, FT% 58.8, 3P% 28.6), T. Frazier G (GP 1, MIN 29, PTS 12, REB 4, AST 0, STL 2, BLK 0, TO 1, FG% 44.4, FT% 100, 3P% 40).

Marquette Golden Eagles

The Marquette Golden Eagles are holding the same 2-0 record on the season after their last success against the New Hampshire Wildcats. The Golden Eagles scored 75 points and gave up just 70 in return. Marquette completed ninth last season but they seem to have improved this year. The Eagles are giving up close to 74 points to opponents. Darryl Morsell is the bright spot for the team and is averaging close to 24 points per game. The Eagles are allowing opponents to shoot at 34.1 percent from the field.

Players to watch: D. Morsell G (GP 2, MIN 31, PTS 23.5, REB 3.5, AST 3.5, STL 0.5, BLK 0, TO 2.5, FG% 60, FT% 91.7, 3P% 50), J. Lewis F (GP 2, MIN 30, PTS 17, REB 11, AST 1, STL 1.5, BLK 0.5, TO 3.5, FG% 44, FT% 78.6, 3P% 14.3), S. Mitchell G (GP 2, MIN 23, PTS 10.5, REB 2, AST 3, STL 1, BLK 0, TO 0.5, FG% 41.2, FT% 62.5, 3P% 33.3).

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Predictions

Trends

Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Illinois’ last 9 games.
Illinois are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games.
Illinois are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Illinois’ last 10 games against an opponent in the Big East conference.

Marquette Golden Eagles

Marquette are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Marquette’s last 8 games.
Golden Eagles are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Marquette are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Marquette are 5-13 SU in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Picks

Summary: The best basketball spread bets are intact for the Illinois Fighting Illini to extend their success. The Fighting Illini have a better shot at this game with a decent offensive and defensive strategy in place.

Moneyline: The ML for the Fighting Illini is -389 and the ML for the Golden Eagles is +289.

ATS: A spread of -8 (-110) is out for the Fighting Illini and a spread of +8 (-110) is out for the Golden Eagles.

Totals: The total is all set to go over 142 (-110) for Illinois and the same will go under for the Golden Eagles.

Score Prediction: Fighting Illini wins, 77-61.