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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan Wolverines 1/25/2020 Odds, Picks and Previews

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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan Wolverines 1-25-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan Wolverines 1/25/2020 – Saturday afternoon college basketball is all set to take place at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where Illinois Fighting Illini takes the road to play against Michigan Wolverines. Illinois is sitting at the top spot with its impressive 6-2 record in conference play. Overall, the Fighting Illini is holding a 14-5 record. Michigan, on the other hand, is holding an overall record of 11-7 and 2-5 in conference play. College basketball betting is out with their picks and predictions as these two teams clash in an interesting Big Ten Conference game.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan Wolverines 1/25/2020

When: Saturday, January 25, 12:00 PM ET
Where: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
TV: FOX Sports 1
Stream: Sofascore

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan Wolverines 1/25/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Illinois Fighting Illini +2.5 (-115) 138 o (-105) +155
Michigan Wolverines -2.5 (-105) 138 u (-115) -175
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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini is holding the 21st rank in the nation and they have never failed to entertain. The Fighting Illini took out Purdue Boilermakers in their last game by scoring 79 points and restricting them to just 62. With Ayo Dosunmu as their leading scorer touching close to 16 points per game, Illinois has several other players scoring in double digits for their team. When it comes to passing, Dosunmu has taken the lead once more with close to 4 assists per game.

Players to watch: A. Dosunmu G (19 GP 31.9 MIN 15.6 PTS 4.2 REB 3.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 2.5 TO 47.8 FG% 81.5 FT% 28.6 3P%), K. Cockburn C (19 GP 27.3 MIN 15 PTS 9.7 REB 0.6 AST 0.5 STL 1.5 BLK 2.2 TO 55.6 FG% 67.6 FT% 0 3P%), A. Feliz G (19 GP 25.2 MIN 10.3 PTS 4.5 REB 3.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 1.6 TO 47.6 FG% 75.4 FT% 27.6 3P%).

Michigan Wolverines

Michigan Wolverines need to make up for their loss, especially after their last defeat against Penn State Nittany Lions. The Wolverines were restricted to just 63 points when Penn State netted 72 to victory. Overall, Michigan will need to improve on their offensive and defensive strategy if they want to get past the Fighting Illini. However, this is not going to be an easy game for Michigan since Illinois has been a huge threat in the Big Ten right from the start.

Players to watch: J. Teske C (18 GP 28.1 MIN 14 PTS 7.8 REB 1.2 AST 1.2 STL 2 BLK 1.5 TO 54.7 FG% 70 FT% 27.9 3P%) I. Livers F (12 GP 31.8 MIN 13.6 PTS 3.3 REB 1.1 AST 0.3 STL 0.6 BLK 1.2 TO 50.9 FG% 90 FT% 50 3P%), Z. Simpson G (18 GP 33.6 MIN 12.6 PTS 4.4 REB 8.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3.4 TO 47.9 FG% 60.5 FT% 32.7 3P%).

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan Wolverines 1/25/2020

Trends

Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
Fighting Illini are 4-13-1 ATS in their last 18 games against Michigan.
Illinois is 3-14 SU in their last 17 games against Michigan.
Fighting Illini are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
Illinois is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Michigan.

Michigan Wolverines

Michigan is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan’s last 5 games.
Wolverines are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Michigan’s last 12 games against Illinois.
Michigan is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games at home.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Picks

Michigan Wolverines might be playing this game at home, but things are not going to be easy against the top team in the Big Ten. As for Illinois, the best sports betting websites have predicted an easy victory.

Moneyline: Illinois Fighting Illini has a moneyline of +155, while Michigan has a moneyline of -175 in this game. 

ATS: A spread of +2.5 is set for Illinois and a spread of -2.5 is set for Michigan.

Totals: The total is all set to go over 138 for the Fighting Illini and the total is all set to go under 138 for Michigan Wolverines.

Score Prediction: 76-68, Ilinois Fighting Illini.