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

By David Hayes
Iowa vs Illinois prediction, pick and odds for NCAAM game.
Iowa vs Illinois prediction, pick and odds for NCAAM game. / Matthew Holst/Getty Images

Iowa vs Illinois Basketball Game Info

No. 7 Iowa Hawkeyes (12-3, 6-2 Big Ten) vs. No. 19 Illinois Fighting Illini (10-5, 6-3 Big Ten)
Date: Friday, Jan. 29, 2021
Time: 9 p.m. EST
Venue: State Farm Center – Champaign, IL
Coverage: FS1

Iowa vs Illinois Spread & Odds

All betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: IOWA: (+118) | ILL: (-138)
Spread: IOWA: +2.5 (-115) | ILL: -2.5 (-105)
Total: 161.5 – Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Public (Spread) Betting Percentages via oddsFireIOWA: (72%) | ILL: (28%)

Iowa vs Illinois Prediction & Pick

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to the ESPN Basketball Power Index (BPI).
Illinois: 46.8%
Iowa: 53.2%

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

- Illinois defeated Iowa, 78-76, in the most recent meeting between these teams on March 8, 2020.
- Iowa is 4-1 in the last five head-to-head matchups against Illinois.
- Iowa is 6-4 in the last 10 head-to-head matchups against Illinois.
- Iowa lost to Indiana, 81-69, in its most recent game on Jan. 21, 2021.
- Illinois defeated Penn State, 79-65, in its most recent game on Jan. 19, 2021.

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