Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Michigan Wolverines - 12/30/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Michigan Wolverines (10-3) at Illinois Fighting Illini (8-5)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 3:00 pm (State Farm Center)
The Line: Illinois Fighting Illini +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Illinois Fighting Illini will take on the Michigan Wolverines this Wednesday.
The Fighting Illini come into this game with a 8-5 record and are currently 9th in the Big Ten. Illinois is coming into this game on a 5 game win streak with their most recent game being a 68-63 victory over Missouri. Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for Illinois has been Malcolm Hill who is averaging 18.7 points per game and 5.7 rebounds with 3.9 assists. Kendrick Nunn is second on the team with 18.5 points per game and 5.3 rebounds. Illinois will try to get this big in at home against Michigan.
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The Michigan Wolverines come into this game with a 10-3 record and are currently 5th in the Big Ten. The Wolverines are currently on a 4 game winning streak with their most recent game being a 96-60 win over Bryant. Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for the Wolverines has been Caris LeVert who is scoring 17.3 points per game and 5.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists. Duncan Robinson is second on the team with 12.5 points per game and 2.8 rebounds. Michigan will try to get this win on the road.
The Wolverines are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 road games. Michigan is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. Illinois is 5-1-3 against the spread in their last 9 Wednesday games. The Fighting Illini are 1-4-3 against the spread in their last 8 home games.
The Michigan Wolverines come into this game on a game win streak will try to take down Illinois on the road. Illinois will give Michigan a tough time but i think Michigan will pull out the win here. Take Michigan to cover the spread on the road.