Top ranked #1 Indiana (20-2) takes on Illinois (15-8) in a Big 10 matchup Thursday night at 7:00ET. College basketball odds are found at Bovada sportsbook.
Winners of five in a row, Indiana has climbed back to the top spot in college basketball. They are 20-2 SU and 11-9 ATS. They are a perfect 4-0 on the road this year, and are 8-1 in conference action; their only loss being a 5 point home loss to Wisconsin. They are 9-1 in their last 10 overall, but are only 3-7 against the spread over that time.
Illinois has hit a tailspin since jumping into Big 10 play, and is currently 15-8 SU and 8-12 ATS. They have lost three in a row and have won only once in their last seven games. They are 8-4 at home, and only 2-7 in the conference. They have gone 3-7 in their last 10 games, while posting the same mark against the spread.
Indiana is a 7 ½ point road favorite. Look for the Hoosiers to handle this one easily. Take the Hoosiers -7 ½ at the sports book.