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What is MSU’s o/u record against Illinois this season?

Their offense is averaging 75.9 PPG and their defense is allowing their opponents to average 66.4 PPG against them. Illinois has an ATS record of 11-14 this season and their O/U record is 14-11. MSU is coming into this game with an 18-7 record overall and they are 10-2 in their home games this season where they will be in this game.

What is MSU’s effective field goal percentage?

MSU is 18th in effective field goal percentage allowed. The Spartans’ length is a significant factor on defense, as they are eighth in block percentage. Michigan State could cause the Illini to have another long night of shooting.

Who led MSU basketball in scoring with 43 points?

F Malik Hall led a strong MSU bench effort that resulted in 43 points. Hall had 14 points and 8 rebounds as Michigan State won for the 10th time in its last 11 games.

Can Illinois and Michigan State overcome bad shooting days?

Neither team is doing enough to overcome bad shooting days. Michigan State doesn’t lose when it hits better than 46% from the field, and Illinois doesn’t lose when it hits more than 42% of its shots. Neither one will hit their respective marks, but Michigan State had its worst shooting day of the year in the first meeting and only lost by one.

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Michigan State at Illinois odds, spread and lines

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Money line

Junior C Kofi Cockburn is averaging 21.1 points and 11.8 rebounds per game but is dealing with a concussion and is listed as questionable for Tuesday. He played 22 minutes in the loss to Purdue and then did not play versus Maryland.


Against the spread

The Spartans are 5-0 ATS in their last five road games against teams with a winning home record while the Fighting Illini are 1-4 ATS in their last five home games against foes with a road mark of greater than .600.


Illinois vs Michigan State Game Preview

Michigan State might be the one team in the Big Ten that’s having a harder time with its consistency than Illinois.


Illinois vs Michigan State Prediction, Lines

Michigan State 65, Illinois 62
Line: COMING, o/u: COMING
ATS Confidence out of 5: COMING


Why Illinois can cover

Senior guard Trent Frazier is among five Fighting Illini players averaging double-digit scoring at 13.4 points per game. He is averaging 18.4 points over the last five games, including 13.2 points in the second half. With 1,648 points, Frazier is five points away from joining Illinois’ top 10 career scoring list.


Why Michigan State can cover

The Spartans are led by senior forward Gabe Brown, who is averaging 13.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. The co-captain scored a career-high 24 points in a win over High Point, and has scored in double figures in 16 of 18 games. He also scored 20 points in the 73-67 win at Northwestern on Jan. 2.


How to make Michigan State vs. Illinois picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the total, projecting 144 combined points. It has also generated an against-the-spread pick that cashes in almost 60 percent of simulations. You can only get the model’s Illinois vs. Michigan State pick at SportsLine .


Illinois vs Michigan State odds

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Illinois vs Michigan State predictions

Predictions made on 2/19/2022 at 1:00 a.m. ET.
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Illinois vs Michigan State picks and predictions

Our predictions are compiled from the analysis of the spread and total and are indications of where we are leaning for this game.
Our best bet is the play that we like the most for this game, which we would actually put some of our bankroll behind.


Michigan State vs Illinois odds

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Michigan State at Illinois betting preview

Michigan State: No injuries to report.
Illinois: Kofi Cockburn C (Questionable), Austin Hutcherson G (Out).


Michigan State vs Illinois picks and predictions

Our predictions are compiled from the analysis of the spread and total and are indications of where we are leaning for this game.
Our best bet is the play that we like the most for this game, which we would actually put some of our bankroll behind.


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Illinois Fighting Illini Analysis

Illinois is coming into this game with an 18-7 record overall and they are 5-4 in their road games this season where they will be in this game. This will be their 16th conference matchup of the year and they are currently 11-4 in their conference games this season.


Michigan State Spartans Analysis

MSU is coming into this game with an 18-7 record overall and they are 10-2 in their home games this season where they will be in this game. This will be the 15th conference matchup on their schedule this year and they are currently 9-5 in their conference games this season.


Illinois vs Michigan State Prediction

Illinois has been struggling coming into this game with losses in 2 of their last 3 games. Both of those losses came on the road where they are 5-4 this season and they have been playing very well against conference opponents with an 11-4 record.


Notable Quotes

“All the credit in the world to them. That was something my team hasn’t seen in a long, long time … They deserve all the credit. We had no life, no spirit and no fight.” – Brad Underwood on his team’s loss against Rutgers.


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