The Northwestern Wildcats will meet the Illinois Fighting Illini in an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday February 21st, 2017. College basketball pick prediction odds Northwestern -1.5 with over under odds 132.5 points. College basketball free pick prediction Northwestern at Illinois is available now to all readers of this preview by following the directions below.
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Date: Tuesday February 21st, 2017
Start Time: 8PM ET
TV: Big Ten Network
Point Spread Odds: Northwestern -1.5
Over Under Total: 132.5
Betting Preview: They faced off back on February 7th with Illinois posting the 68-61 road victory against Northwestern as a +6 betting odds underdog. The total went under 133. It was a poor shooting performance by Northwestern as they make only 34% from the floor in the loss.
Northwestern has a record of 20-7. The team is 5-3 in their true road games. Wildcats defeated Rutgers at home Saturday 69-65 failing to cover as an 11.5 betting odds favorite. The total went over 131. It was a big win for the Wildcats as they had dropped three of four games entering play. Bryant McIntosh had 18 points with six assists. Derek Pardon had 12 and eight boards. The preview reveals Northwestern a solid defensive squad allowing 39.5% shooting with 32.8% from three. But on offense Northwestern is way below average as they convert 43.25 of their shots with 34.8% from beyond the arc. Scottie Lindsey leads the team in scoring with 15 per game.
Illinois enters play at 15-12 along with 10-5 at home. Fighting Illini defeated Iowa on the road Saturday 70-66 as they cover the spread as a +4.5 betting odds underdog. The total went under 149.5. A much needed win as Illinois had lost four of five games entering that matchup with the Hawkeyes. Malcolm Hill had 21 points with eight rebounds. Off the bench Michael Finke had 12 and five assists. Our preview shows Illinois as an average shooting team that hits 45.3% with 36.3% coming from the three point line. Hill leads the team with nearly 17 a game.
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