Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Hawkeyes vs Fighting Illini CBB Odds
Looking for Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Illinois Fighting Illini NCAA basketball free picks & CBB odds? CBB betting sees the Hawkeyes taking on the Fighting Illini on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at the State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all college basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily NCAA hoops predictions like this Hawkeyes Fighting Illini matchup.
(9-9) Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Illinois Fighting Illini (10-7)
Date: Thursday, January 11th, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM ET
Venue: State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Fighting Illini -5
CBB Betting Total: OFF
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It’s a Big Ten showdown on Thursday night at the State Farm Center. The Iowa Hawkeyes make the trip to Champaign to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini.
The Fighting Illini have won the last three games played between the two teams.
The Iowa Hawkeyes have had a lot of struggles so far this year, and a loss in this game would drop them back below the .500 mark.
They are really struggling since Big Ten play has started losing the last three games played between the two teams.
Not only have they lost those games, they have failed to cover the spread in each of those games. Their struggles their last two games have been on the defensive side of the ball.
They have given up 91 and 92 points respectively in each of the two games.
Illinois Fighting Illini
On the other side of this match up is the Illinois Fighting Illini who have also had an up and down season, and come into this game having lost their last two games.
For the Illini their struggles have been on the offensive side of the ball. Over the last two games they have averaged only 68 points per game, which hasn’t been enough to get the job down.
To win this game the Illini are going to need to play better on the offensive side of the ball. They are facing a bad defense in Iowa, and they need to exploit that weakness.
CBB Betting Trends:
- IOWA are 7-18-1 ATS in their last 26 road games.
- ILL are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 Thu. games.
- Under is 23-6 in ILL last 29 overall.
- Under is 13-4 in ILL last 17 vs. Big Ten.
- Favorite is 9-4-1 ATS in the last 14 meetings.
Free Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Illinois Fighting Illini NCAAB Prediction:
The home court advantage in this game will be the difference, and that will give the Fighting Illini the edge.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Iowa +5
I think the game will come down to the last few possessions though, and that will allow the Hawkeyes to cover the spread.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Illinois 73 – Iowa 70
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