Illinois vs. Michigan State College Basketball Betting Odds (02/19/2022)

Illinois vs. Michigan State College Basketball Betting Odds (02-19-2022)

On the whole, the Illinois Fighting Illini have been considered a college basketball sleeping giant. Illinois has a proud basketball tradition and was a perennial power in the Big Ten Conference. However, the Fighting Illini are coming off a lost decade and only recently have returned to prominence. Head coach Brad Underwood is the catalyst for this resurgence with the College Basketball odds. On the whole, Underwood is building a power program that will last. On Saturday, Illinois has the opportunity to prove its merits. Correlate that Michigan State is a Big Ten program with its own historic glory.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Michigan State Spartans Betting Information

Date and Time:Saturday, February 19, 2022, Noon ET
Location:Breslin Center, East Lansing, Michigan
TV Coverage:ESPN
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Illinois Fighting Illini at Michigan State Spartans SBG Odds Overview

On this occasion, the betting handle will split along traditional sportsbook lines. Illinois will garner Wise Guy support as the quality road team. Cause by the Fighting Illini getting a price break in that role. Michigan State will draw casual support as the power home squad. Michigan State will carry a more expensive price tag in this role. Certainly, oddsmakers are aware of public perception of the home-court advantage. And Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo remains an iconic figure.

Illinois Fighting Illini Team Overview

Illinois is in a red ink stretch of six losses to the spread in their previous eight games. Additionally, the Fighting Illini are 2-4 under the total in their last six matchups. Illinois is 18-6 straight up and 11-13 against the spread. Illinois ranks 55th in the nation for scoring offense and 98th for points allowed.

Michigan State Spartans Team Overview

Michigan State has failed to cover three of its last four games. Also, the Spartans have gone over the total in three of their most recent five games. MSU is 18-6 straight up and 13-10-1 against the spread. To summarize, the Spartans rank 122nd for scoring offense and 100th for points allowed.

Illinois Fighting Illini at Michigan State Spartans vs. The Odds

  • Fighting Illini is 55% against the spread in away games
  • The Fighting Illini is 62% vs. the odds in Big Ten action
  • Illinois is 63% over the total in away games
  • The Fighting Illini are 50% over and under in Big Ten matchups
  • Michigan State is 44% against the spread in home games
  • The Spartans are 41% on the board in Big Ten matchups
  • Michigan State is 53% under the total in home games
  • The Spartans are 58% under the number in Big Ten matchups
  • Michigan State is 7-3 against the spread vs. Illinois
  • The Spartans and Fighting Illini are 2-4 under the total in their series
  • Michigan State has covered four consecutive home games vs. Fighting Illini
  • Illinois and MSU are 1-4 under the total at Michigan State

Illinois Fighting Illini at Michigan State Spartans SBG Free Picks

To be exact, this is one of the absolute best NCAABB betting matchups of the weekend. Gamblers have their choice of two traditional powers in the Big Ten Conference. As mentioned earlier, Illinois will get a more favorable price as the road team against a power home brand. Most important of all, the Illini will have the best player on the court in Kofi Cockburn.

Illinois at Michigan State SBG Best Bet: Illinois Fighting Illini.

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