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    The Illinois Fighting Illini (12-5, 3-3 Big Ten) are favored (-9) to extend a three-game win streak when they visit the Minnesota Golden Gophers (7-8, 1-4 Big Ten) at 6:00 PM ET on Monday, January 16, 2023 at Williams Arena. The matchup has an over/under set at 137.5 points.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Fighting Illini vs. Golden Gophers

    • Game Day: Monday, January 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Arena: Williams Arena
    Illinois vs Minnesota Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Illinois -9 137.5

    Illinois Betting Stats & Information

    • Illinois has won 63.6% of its games this season when favored on the moneyline (7-4).
    • The Fighting Illini have never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -438 or shorter.
    • The Fighting Illini are 10-7-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Golden Gophers have a 4-0 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 9 points or more this year.
    • The average total Illinois has had set in matchups this year is 3.1 more points than this outing’s point total.

    Minnesota Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Minnesota has won two out of the 10 games in which it has been the underdog.
    • The Golden Gophers have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +335 odds on them winning this game.
    • The Golden Gophers are 7-8-0 ATS this year.
    • When they have played as at least 9-point underdogs this season, the Golden Gophers are 4-0 against the spread.
    • The average point total for Minnesota this season is 5.4 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

    Illinois vs. Minnesota Season Stat Comparison

    Illinois Rank Illinois AVG Minnesota AVG Minnesota Rank
    71st 76.8 Points Scored 64.7 339th
    48th 63.9 Points Allowed 67.5 131st
    30th 36.2 Rebounds 31.7 210th
    62nd 10.4 Off. Rebounds 7.6 270th
    53rd 8.8 3pt Made 6.9 240th
    122nd 14.1 Assists 14.1 122nd
    302nd 13.8 Turnovers 12.7 226th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Illinois Fighting Illini Leaders

    • The Fighting Illini leader in rebounds and assist is Coleman Hawkins, who pulls down 6.2 rebounds and gives out 3.5 assists per game along with scoring 10.1 points per contest.
    • Terrence Shannon Jr. is Illinois’ leading scorer, tallying 18 per game while tacking on 5.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists.
    • Shannon leads the Fighting Illini in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 1.8 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Minnesota Golden Gophers Leaders

    • Dawson Garcia records 15.5 points and 6.7 rebounds per game for the Golden Gophers, making him the leading scorer and rebounder on the squad.
    • Ta’Lon Cooper records more assists than any other Minnesota player with 6.3 per game. He also scores 10.7 points and grabs 4.3 rebounds per game.
    • Jamison Battle is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Golden Gophers, hitting 2.5 threes per game.
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