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Illinois vs Iowa Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 24

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Illinois vs Iowa Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 24

The Illinois Fighting Illini (19-7, 10-5 Big Ten) will look to build on a four-game home win streak when they square off against the Iowa Hawkeyes (16-11, 8-8 Big Ten) on February 24, 2024 at State Farm Center.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Illinois vs. Iowa Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, February 24, 2024
  • Game Time: 2:15 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Big Ten Network
  • Location: Champaign, Illinois
  • Arena: State Farm Center

Illinois vs. Iowa Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Illinois win (83.6%)

Here's a look at some betting trends and insights for Illinois (-9.5) versus Iowa on Saturday. The over/under is set at 165.5 points for this game.

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Illinois vs. Iowa: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Illinois has compiled a 15-11-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Iowa has compiled an 11-16-0 record against the spread this year.
  • Illinois covers the spread when it is a 9.5-point favorite or more 50% of the time. That's less often than Iowa covers as an underdog of 9.5 or more (66.7%).
  • The Fighting Illini have done a better job covering the spread in away games (5-4-0) than they have in home games (8-7-0).
  • The Hawkeyes have been better against the spread away (4-6-0) than at home (5-9-0) this year.
  • Illinois has nine wins against the spread in 15 conference games this year.
  • Iowa's Big Ten record against the spread is 6-10-0.

Illinois vs. Iowa: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Illinois has been victorious in 17, or 81%, of the 21 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • The Fighting Illini have been a -490 moneyline favorite on 11 occasions this season and won every game.
  • Iowa has been the moneyline underdog 12 total times this season. Iowa has finished 4-8 in those games.
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +365 or longer, the Hawkeyes have a 1-2 record (winning only 33.3% of their games).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Illinois has a 83.1% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Illinois vs. Iowa Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Illinois is outscoring opponents by 11.8 points per game with a +309 scoring differential overall. It puts up 83.3 points per game (15th in college basketball) and gives up 71.5 per contest (172nd in college basketball).
  • Terrence Shannon Jr.'s 22.1 points per game lead Illinois and are sixth in the nation.
  • Iowa puts up 83.4 points per game (14th in college basketball) while giving up 78.1 per outing (329th in college basketball). It has a +145 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 5.3 points per game.
  • Payton Sandfort leads Iowa, scoring 15.5 points per game (223rd in college basketball).
  • The Fighting Illini grab 42.4 rebounds per game (fourth in college basketball) while conceding 33.1 per contest to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 9.3 boards per game.
  • Quincy Guerrier paces the team with seven rebounds per game (172nd in college basketball action).
  • The Hawkeyes rank 156th in the nation at 35.9 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 36.6 their opponents average.
  • Sandfort's 6.4 rebounds per game lead the Hawkeyes and rank 261st in the country.
  • Illinois averages 103 points per 100 possessions on offense (27th in college basketball), and allows 88.3 points per 100 possessions (68th in college basketball).
  • The Hawkeyes record 102.3 points per 100 possessions (36th in college basketball), while giving up 95.7 points per 100 possessions (271st in college basketball).

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