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    The Illinois Fighting Illini (11-5, 2-3 Big Ten) are favored (by 5.5 points) to extend a three-game home winning streak when they host the Michigan State Spartans (12-4, 4-1 Big Ten) on Friday, January 13, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is 136.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Fighting Illini vs. Spartans

    • Game Day: Friday, January 13, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
    • Location: Champaign, Illinois
    • Arena: State Farm Center
    Illinois vs Michigan State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Illinois -5.5 136.5

    Illinois Betting Stats & Information

    • Illinois has a 6-4 record in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 60% of those games).
    • The Fighting Illini have never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -269 or shorter.
    • The Fighting Illini are 9-7-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Spartans are 2-0 against the spread so far this season when playing as at least 5.5-point underdogs.
    • The average total Illinois has had set in games this year is 4.1 more points than this outing’s point total.

    Michigan State Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Michigan State has been the underdog three times and won two of those games.
    • The Spartans have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +208.
    • The Spartans are 9-7-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Spartans are a perfect 2-0 against the spread when an underdog by 5.5 points or more this year.
    • The average total in Michigan State’s games this year is 1.2 fewer points than the point total of 136.5 for this outing.

    Illinois vs. Michigan State Season Stat Comparison

    Illinois Rank Illinois AVG Michigan State AVG Michigan State Rank
    71st 76.9 Points Scored 70.3 217th
    47th 63.8 Points Allowed 64.9 71st
    23rd 36.6 Rebounds 34.1 106th
    50th 10.6 Off. Rebounds 7.4 289th
    45th 9 3pt Made 7.4 188th
    116th 14.3 Assists 16.2 31st
    323rd 14.3 Turnovers 10.6 37th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Illinois Fighting Illini Leaders

    • The leader in rebounds and assists for the Fighting Illini is Coleman Hawkins, who pulls down 6.1 boards and distributes 3.6 assists per game to go with a 10.1 PPG scoring average.
    • Terrence Shannon Jr. is Illinois’ leading scorer, averaging 18.1 per game while tacking on 5.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists.
    • Shannon makes more threes per game than any other member of the Fighting Illini, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.9 per contest.

    Michigan State Spartans Leaders

    • Tyson Walker is at the top of the Spartans scoring leaderboard with 13.9 points per game. He also pulls down 2.3 rebounds and dishes out 3.1 assists per game.
    • The Michigan State leaders in rebounding and assists are Joey Hauser with 7.8 rebounds per game (he also adds 13.8 points and 2.4 assists per game) and A.J Hoggard with 6.5 assists per game (he also tacks on 12 points and four rebounds per game).
    • Hauser hits 1.9 three-pointers per game, the most on the Spartans.
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