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Illinois vs. Nebraska – College Basketball – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The No. 25 Illinois Fighting Illini (11-3, 0-0 Big Ten) are heavy, 13.5-point favorites as they try to continue a four-game win streak when they visit the Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-10, 0-0 Big Ten) on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The contest airs at 8:30 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under set at 150.5 points.

Illinois vs. Nebraska Predictions

Illinois vs. Nebraska Betting Odds

Illinois vs Nebraska Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Illinois -13.5 150.5 points

Illinois vs. Nebraska Last 10 Games

  • Illinois is 9-1 overall and 7-3-0 against the spread over its last 10 contests.
  • Illinois’ last 10 contests saw eight go over the total.
  • The past 10 Fighting Illini games averaged 7.4 fewer points (143.1) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • During their past 10 games, the Fighting Illini have a points-per-game average 4.2 points above their season-long scoring average.
  • Nebraska has a 2-8 record straight-up in its last 10 matchups, while covering the spread 10 times in those games.
  • The final scores of the last 10 Nebraska games have exceeded the set total seven times.
  • The Cornhuskers’ past 10 outings have ended with an average of 144.8 points scored. That’s 5.7 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • Across their past 10 games, the Cornhuskers have scored 1.1 fewer points per contest compared to their 74.1 PPG season-long scoring average.

Illinois vs. Nebraska Betting Trends

  • Illinois has registered an 8-6-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Fighting Illini have an ATS record of 3-2 when playing as at least 13.5-point favorites.
  • Games involving Illinois have hit the over nine times this season.
  • The Fighting Illini record just 2.1 more points per game (80.4) than the Cornhuskers allow (78.3).
  • Illinois has a 6-2 record against the spread and a 7-1 record overall when putting up more than 78.3 points.
  • Nebraska is 12-4-0 against the spread this year.
  • In games they have played as 13.5-point underdogs or more, the Cornhuskers have a perfect ATS record of 2-0.
  • This season, nine of Nebraska’s games have gone over the point total.
  • The Cornhuskers put up 9.5 more points per game (74.1) than the Fighting Illini give up (64.6).
  • Nebraska has put together a 7-7 ATS record and a 6-8 overall record in games it scores more than 64.6 points.

Illinois vs. Nebraska Over/Under Trends

  • Illinois and its opponents have combined to exceed Tuesday’s total of 150.5 points six times this season.
  • This season, eight games Nebraska played finished with a combined score higher than 150.5 points.
  • The Fighting Illini average 80.4 points per game against the Cornhuskers’ 74.1, totaling four points over the contest’s over/under of 150.5.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 142.9 points per game, 7.6 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Fighting Illini have seen a 142.3 average over/under in their games this season, 8.2 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 5.2 points more than the average over/under in Cornhuskers’ games this season (145.3 points).

Illinois Team Leaders

  • Kofi Cockburn: 19.1 PTS, 10.5 REB, 62 FG%
  • Alfonso Plummer: 16.4 PTS, 47.4 FG%, 41.9 3PT% (44-for-105)
  • Coleman Hawkins: 7.9 PTS, 1.1 STL, 48.2 FG%, 28.6 3PT% (10-for-35)
  • Jacob Grandison: 11.2 PTS, 50.5 FG%, 50 3PT% (29-for-58)
  • Trent Frazier: 9.9 PTS, 1.1 STL, 40 FG%, 38 3PT% (30-for-79)

Nebraska Team Leaders

  • Alonzo Verge Jr.: 14.3 PTS, 5.4 AST, 1.6 STL, 42.9 FG%, 25 3PT% (7-for-28)
  • Bryce McGowens: 15.7 PTS, 39.5 FG%, 24.7 3PT% (19-for-77)
  • Derrick Walker: 10 PTS, 1.1 STL, 1.3 BLK, 74.7 FG%
  • C.J. Wilcher: 8.1 PTS, 45.2 FG%, 37.7 3PT% (26-for-69)
  • Keisei Tominaga: 7.9 PTS, 37.9 FG%, 33.7 3PT% (29-for-86)

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