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Illinois vs Wisconsin Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big Ten Tournament Championship

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Illinois vs Wisconsin Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big Ten Tournament Championship

The No. 2 seed Illinois Fighting Illini (25-8, 14-6 Big Ten) and the No. 5 Wisconsin Badgers (22-12, 11-9 Big Ten) will meet to determine the Big Ten champion on Sunday at 3:30 PM ET.

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. Wisconsin Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Sunday, March 17, 2024
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Arena: Target Center

Before you decide to wager on Illinois-Wisconsin contest (in which Illinois is a 3.5-point favorite and the over/under is set at 147.5 points), keep reading for a few betting trends and insights for Sunday's game.

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Illinois vs. Wisconsin: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Illinois is 19-14-0 ATS this season.
  • Wisconsin has put together a 15-19-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • Illinois (11-10) covers a lower percentage of games when it is favored by 3.5 points or more this season (52.4%) than Wisconsin (3-1) does as a 3.5+-point underdog (75%).
  • The Fighting Illini own a worse record against the spread when playing at home (9-9-0) than they do in road games (7-4-0).
  • The Badgers have performed better against the spread at home (7-10-0) than away (3-9-0) this year.
  • Against the spread, in conference action, Illinois is 13-9-0 this season.
  • Against the spread in Big Ten games, Wisconsin is 10-13-0 this year.

Illinois vs. Wisconsin: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Illinois has come away with 22 wins in the 27 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Fighting Illini have come away with a win 17 times in 20 chances when named as a favorite of at least -176 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Wisconsin has gone 4-6 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 40% of those games).
  • The Badgers are 2-2 (winning 50% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +146 or longer.
  • Illinois has an implied victory probability of 63.8% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Illinois vs. Wisconsin Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Illinois outscores opponents by 10.8 points per game (scoring 84.2 per game to rank 10th in college basketball while allowing 73.4 per outing to rank 231st in college basketball) and has a +355 scoring differential overall.
  • Terrence Shannon Jr. ranks third in the nation with a team-high 22.6 points per game.
  • Wisconsin has a +185 scoring differential, topping opponents by 5.4 points per game. It is putting up 74.7 points per game, 146th in college basketball, and is allowing 69.3 per outing to rank 99th in college basketball.
  • AJ Storr's 16.7 points per game paces Wisconsin and ranks 147th in the country.
  • The Fighting Illini win the rebound battle by 8.6 boards on average. They record 41.5 rebounds per game, which ranks sixth in college basketball, while their opponents grab 32.9 per outing.
  • Quincy Guerrier leads the Fighting Illini with 6.5 rebounds per game (244th in college basketball play).
  • The 34.1 rebounds per game the Badgers accumulate rank 255th in the nation, 3.5 more than the 30.6 their opponents collect.
  • Steven Crowl is 161st in the country with 7.2 rebounds per game, leading the Badgers.
  • Illinois scores 104.3 points per 100 possessions (17th in college basketball), while giving up 91 points per 100 possessions (115th in college basketball).
  • The Badgers' 101.8 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 40th in college basketball, and the 94.4 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 229th in college basketball.

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