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Illinois vs Rutgers Spread, Line, Odds, Predictions, Over/Under & Betting Insights for College Basketball Game

By David Hayes
Illinois vs Rutgers prediction, pick and odds for NCAAM game.
Illinois vs Rutgers prediction, pick and odds for NCAAM game. / Michael Hickey/Getty Images

Illinois vs Rutgers Basketball Game Info

No. 13 Illinois Fighting Illini (5-2, 1-0 Big Ten) vs. No. 19 Rutgers Scarlet Knights (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten)
Date: Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020
Time: 1 p.m. EST
Venue: Rutgers Athletic Center – Piscataway, NJ
Coverage: ESPN2

Illinois vs Rutgers Spread & Odds

All betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: ILL: (+102) | RUTG: (-120)
Spread: ILL: +1.5 (-112) | RUTG: -1.5 (-108)
Total: 143.5 – Over: (-112) | Under: (-108)
Public (Spread) Betting Percentages via oddsFireILL: (N/A) | RUTG: (N/A)
Odds to Win NCAAM National Championship: ILL: (N/A) | RUTG: (N/A)

Illinois vs Rutgers Prediction & Pick

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to the ESPN Basketball Power Index (BPI).
Rutgers: 46.5%
Illinois: 52.5%

Illinois vs Rutgers Head-to-Head Results & Betting Trends

- Rutgers defeated Illinois, 72-57, in the most recent meeting between these two teams on Feb. 15, 2020.
- Illinois is 4-1 in the last five head-to-head matchups against Rutgers.
- Illinois is 8-2 in the 10 all-time, head-to-head matchups against Rutgers.
- Illinois defeated Minnesota, 92-65, in its most recent game on Dec. 15, 2020.
- Rutgers defeated Maryland, 74-64, in its most recent game on Dec. 14, 2020.

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