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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans 01/02/2020 Predictions, Previews and Picks

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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans 01-02-2020 Predictions Previews and Picks

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans 01/02/2020 – It’s time for a Big Ten Conference play to get underway as Illinois Fighting Illini takes on Michigan State Spartans from Jack Breslin Student Events Center in Lansing, Michigan. Illinois is currently holding an overall record of 9-4 and they are 1-1 in conference play. Michigan, on the other hand, has won 10 of their 13 overall games and they are 2-0 in conference play. Both teams have battled hard and this is all set to be an entertaining match with the college basketball odds out already.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans 01/02/2020

When: Thursday, January 02, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Jack Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing, Michigan
TV: FOX Sports 1
Stream: Sofascore

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans 01/02/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Illinois +11 (-110) 147.5 o (-110) +450
Michigan State -11 (-110) 147.5 u (-110) -600
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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini is coming off a big victory against North Carolina in their last game. The Fighting Illini managed to score 95 points after restricting North Carolina to just 64. Illinois played their game with ease and Kofi Cockburn hit his peak while scoring 26 points. Out of the last four games, the Fighting Illini managed to win three, but they must take out a strong squad of the Spartans on the road.

Players to watch: K. Cockburn C (13 GP 26.6 MIN 16 PTS 9.7 REB 0.8 AST 0.5 STL 1.5 BLK 2.4 TO 58 FG% 66.7 FT% 0 3P%), A. Dosunmu G (13 GP 31 MIN 15.6 PTS 3.5 REB 3 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 2.8 TO 49.1 FG% 77.1 FT% 29.8 3P%), A. Feliz G (13 GP 26.5 MIN 12.2 PTS 5.3 REB 3.4 AST 0.6 STL 0 BLK 2.1 TO 50 FG% 76.3 FT% 26.7 3P%).

Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State Spartans smashed Western Michigan in their last game when they settle with a final score of 95-62. The Spartans did well in the Big Ten Conference play and they are all set to face the Fighting Illini. Michigan has its leading scorer Cassius Winston holding an average of close to 18 points per game. When it comes to rebounds, Xavier Tillman is doing well with an average of close to 10 boards per game.

Players to watch: C. Winston G (12 GP 31.1 MIN 17.6 PTS 2 REB 6.1 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 2.8 TO 42 FG% 86 FT% 35.6 3P%), X. Tillman F (13 GP 29.9 MIN 13.1 PTS 9.9 REB 2.7 AST 0.9 STL 1.5 BLK 2.3 TO 55.6 FG% 63.5 FT% 31.8 3P%), A. Henry F (12 GP 27.1 MIN 10.6 PTS 3.8 REB 3.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.8 BLK 2 TO 47.8 FG% 80.6 FT% 36.8 3P%).

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Predictions

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Illinois Fighting Illini

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Illinois’ last 5 games.
Fighting Illini is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.
Illinois is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Michigan State.
Illinois is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Michigan State.
Fighting Illini is 3-17 SU in their last 20 games on the road.

Michigan State Spartans

Spartans are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan State’s last 6 games.
Spartans are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Michigan State’s last 20 games against Illinois.
Michigan State is 10-1 SU in their last 11 games at home.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Picks

Both teams hold a decent record in the Big Ten, but the Spartans have proved to be a bigger threat than Illinois. Michigan will dominate this game with their college basketball lines intact and they are all set to get past Illinois at home.

Moneyline: Given the present situation, Michigan State holds a moneyline of +450. Whereas, Illinois holds a moneyline of -600.

ATS: Illinois is allocated with an ATS of +11 and Michigan is allocated with an ATS of -11 in this game.

Totals: Illinois will go over with a total of 147.5 and Michigan will go under with a total of 147.5.

Score Prediction: 73-72, Michigan State Spartans.