10* Battle in the BIG 10 (11-5 CBB RUN)
(NCAAB) Illinois vs. Minnesota, 02/20/2021 3:30 PM, Score: 94 - 63
Point Spread: -4.50 | -105.00 Illinois (Away)
Result: Win
The Illinois Fighting Illini come into this game riding a six-game winning streak. As a team, the Fighting Illini are putting up 81.2 points a game and they are shooting 50.3 percent from the field and 38.9 percent from deep. On the defensive end, they are giving up 68.9 points and their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent from the field and 32.8 percent from deep. The offense is led by Ayo Dosunmu with 21.2 points a game he grabs and 6.4 rebounds a game. Kofi Cockburn adds 17.2 points and 10.4 rebounds.

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have lost five of their last seven games. As a team, the Golden Gophers are putting up 74.8 points a game and they are shooting 40.3 percent from the field and 29.1 percent from deep. On the defensive end, they are giving up 72.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43.4 percent from the field and 33.6 percent from deep. The offense is led by Marcus Carr with 20.6 points and he grabs 3.9 rebounds a game. Liam Robbins adds 13.8 points and he grabs 7.3 rebounds.

The Illinois Fighting Illini have proven they can win on the road this season and do it by an average of 8.6 points. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 9-4-1 against the spread at home this season, but they're shooting just 39 percent from the field in their last five games. Illinois has one of if not the best player in the Big 10 and have a great inside-outside game. They will cover this small number.

Play on Illinois.