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Jackson State Tigers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 11/09/2021 Picks, College Basketball Predictions and Preview

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Jackson State Tigers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 11-09-2021 Picks College Basketball Predictions and Preview

Jackson State Tigers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 11/09/2021 – The NCAAB 2021-22 season is all set to get underway with a series of exciting games. One such interesting game will take place between the Jackson State Tigers and the Illinois Fighting Illini. The Jackson State Tigers will take the road in this game to square off from State Farm Center in Champaign, Illinois. The Tigers will not have an easy opportunity in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. The Tigers will need to take on a list of challenging teams to get to the top. As for Illinois, they have a bigger challenge in the Big Ten Conference play.

Jackson State Tigers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 11/09/2021

When: Tuesday, November 9, 8:30 PM ET
Where: State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois
TV: BTN
Stream: Sofascore

Jackson State Tigers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 11/09/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Jackson State Tigers +30 (-110) 135.5 o (-110) +7000
Illinois Fighting Illini -30 (-110) 135.5 u (-110) -18500
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Jackson State Tigers

Based on the previous stats, the Jackson State Tigers have a field goal percentage of close to 40 percent. From the three-point radar, the Tigers are touching 34.1 percent. Jackson State has a free throw percentage of 68.1. When it comes to rebounding, the Tigers are touching close to 37 percent. The Tigers are up against a strong Illinois squad and they seem to have a tough competition ahead in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. However, they did complete second in their 2020-21 season with a 12-6 overall record.

Players to watch: T. Jarrett G (GP 18, MIN 31.8, PTS 21.1, REB 5.3, AST 1.4, STL 1.4, BLK 0.4, TO 3, FG% 42, FT% 84.2, 3P% 35.8), J. McKinnis F (GP 16, MIN 32.6, PTS 12.5, REB 13.2, AST 0.6, STL 1.1, BLK 2.1, TO 1.9, FG% 57.4, FT% 62, 3P% 0), J. James G (GP 18, MIN 30.4, PTS 9.9, REB 2.8, AST 3.1, STL 1.2, BLK 0.1, TO 2.7, FG% 39.9, FT% 60.3, 3P% 35.5).

Illinois Fighting Illini

The Illinois Fighting Illini are one of those recognized teams in the Big Ten Conference. The Fighting Illini will need to deal with tough opponents like the Spartans and the Terrapins. The Big Ten Conference play has always been challenging in the NCAA tournament. Illinois turned out to be a disappointment last season as they completed with a terrible 5-18 record. Based on the previous stats, the Fighting Illini has a field goal percentage of close to 38 percent and is shooting at 37.25 from the three-point radar.

Players to watch: A. Dosunmu G (GP 28, MIN 35.1, PTS 20.1, REB 6.3, AST 5.3, STL 1.1, BLK 0.2, TO 3.3, FG% 48.8, FT% 78.3, 3P% 39), K. Cockburn C (GP 31, MIN 27, PTS 17.7, REB 9.5, AST 0.2, STL 0.3, BLK 1.3, TO 1.7, FG% 65.4, FT% 55.3, 3P% 0), T. Frazier G (GP 31, MIN 32.8, PTS 10.2, REB 2.7, AST 2.7, STL 1.3, BLK 0.1, TO 1.5, FG% 40, FT% 83.1, 3P% 36.2).

Jackson State Tigers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Predictions

Trends

Jackson State Tigers

Jackson State are 12-1 SU in their last 13 games.
Tigers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Jackson State are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Jackson State’s last 7 games played in November.
Jackson State are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played on a Tuesday.

Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Illinois’ last 7 games.
Illinois are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
Illinois are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Fighting Illini are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Southwestern Athletic conference.

Jackson State Tigers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Picks

Summary: Both teams seem to have strong offensive and defensive players, but the Fighting Illini is slightly better in numbers. The NCAA basketball pick for this game is slanting towards the Illinois Fighting Illini.

Moneyline: 

ATS: The spread for the Tigers is +30 (-110) and the spread for the Fighting Illini is -30 (-110). 

Totals: The total is all set to go over 135.5 (-110) for the Tigers and the same will go under for the Fighting Illini.

Score Prediction: 68-66, Illinois.