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    The No. 2 Texas Longhorns (6-0) host the No. 16 Illinois Fighting Illini (6-2) after winning six straight home games. The Longhorns are favored by just 3 points in the contest, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. The matchup has an over/under of 140.5 points.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Longhorns vs. Fighting Illini

    • Game Day: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • Location: New York City, New York
    • Arena: Madison Square Garden
    Texas vs Illinois Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Texas -3 140.5

    Texas Betting Stats & Information

    • Texas has been listed as the moneyline favorite a total of four times this season, and it has won each of those games.
    • The Longhorns have not played as a moneyline favorite of -162 or shorter.
    • The Longhorns have gone 3-3-0 ATS this season.
    • The Fighting Illini are 1-0 against the spread so far when playing as at least 3-point underdogs.
    • The average over/under Texas has had set in matchups this year is 4.8 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

    Illinois Betting Stats & Info

    • Illinois has split the two games it has played as underdogs this season.
    • The Fighting Illini have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +138.
    • The Fighting Illini are 5-3-0 against the spread this year.
    • The Fighting Illini are a perfect 1-0 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this season.
    • Illinois’ games this season have averaged an over/under of 141.4 points, 0.9 more than the point total in this matchup.

    Texas vs. Illinois Season Stat Comparison

    Texas Rank Texas AVG Illinois AVG Illinois Rank
    50th 80.5 Points Scored 80.9 43rd
    9th 55.2 Points Allowed 60.5 33rd
    40th 36.8 Rebounds 36.9 39th
    64th 10.7 Off. Rebounds 10.9 51st
    246th 6.8 3pt Made 9.9 27th
    80th 15.3 Assists 16.0 53rd
    72nd 11.2 Turnovers 14.8 320th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Texas Longhorns Leaders

    • The Longhorns scoring leader is Tyrese Hunter, who averages 16.0 per contest to go with 3.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists.
    • Texas’ leading rebounder is Timmy Allen averaging 6.7 boards per game and its best passer is Marcus Carr and his 4.2 assists per game.
    • The Longhorns get the most three-point shooting production out of Carr, who knocks down 2.2 threes per game.

    Illinois Fighting Illini Leaders

    • Terrence Shannon Jr. sits atop the Fighting Illini leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 19.8 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.
    • Illinois’ assist leader is Coleman Hawkins with 4.0 per game. He also averages 10.1 points per game and tacks on 6.0 rebounds per game.
    • Shannon is dependable from deep and leads the Fighting Illini with 2.6 made threes per game.
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