In a battle of Big 10 schools ranked in the top fifteen, #10 Minnesota (14-1) takes on #13 Illinois (14-2) Wednesday at 9:00ET. College basketball odds are found at Top Bet sportsbook.
Minnesota has rebounded nicely since suffering their only defeat, and is now 14-1 SU and 9-4 ATS. Like most programs, their schedule was front loaded with soft competition; however they do have some nice wins against Memphis, Stanford, USC, Michigan St, and Northwestern. They have covered five of their last seven.
Illinois is 14-2 SU and 6-7 ATS for the season. They have lost two of their last four, but did just post a convincing 19 point win up against Ohio State at home. They are 8-0 at home this year. Illinois has only covered once in their last five games.
Minnesota is a 1 ½ point favorite. This one should be close, as the line would suggest. Take Illinois +1 ½ at www.sportsbookroom.com.