Illinois vs Penn State Basketball Odds

The Fighting Illini will play the Nittany Lions on Wednesday, February 21st, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 6:30 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Looking into the second half of the 2023-24 college basketball season, Illinois and Penn State are set to hit the hardwood on Wednesday, February 21st, 2024. Luckily, we have some clear performance trends emerging now that each team has more than a dozen games under their belts. Use the following data to help analyze this matchup and to place an intelligent wager on its ultimate outcome.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - With the 2023-24 season in full stride, Illinois currently has a 99.00 conference power ranking, while the SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Penn State is 93.33.
  • Away Illinois - Illinois starts this game with a 4-4 record as an away team, ranking them 2nd in the Big Ten Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Penn State - Penn State meets Illinois boasting a 9-4 record as a home team. They currently rank 7th in the Big Ten Conference for home team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Illinois currently ranks 2nd (0.714) in the Big Ten Conference, with Penn State now standing 8th (0.400) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Big Ten Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Illinois has a 0.760 overall win percentage, with Penn State, matching up with a 0.462 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Illinois currently possesses 19-6 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Penn State has tallied a 12-14 standing as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to unfold.

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Hocus pocus, Illinois takes on Penn State in a magical clash Wednesday.

Illinois stands tall with a 19-6 record, while Penn State struggles at 12-14. Conference records are crucial for tournament seeding. Illinois leads the Big Ten at 10-4, while Penn State lags at 6-9. Illinois has triumphed in their last 2 battles, but Penn State falters with 3 losses. Review the tables below to find the best point spread, total, and moneylines for this game. You can bet on college basketball legally at BetRivers, BetMGM, and BetWay. We've also listed each team's futures odds and current standings below.

Best Fighting Illini at Nittany Lions Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Penn State
Favorite

Illinois
Illinois has a -7.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Penn State has a +7.5 -109 point spread at BetRivers VA. Penn State is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 156.5 points. Risk $105 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 156.5 points. Risk $113 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Penn State
Favorite

Illinois
Illinois is the -345 moneyline favorite. Risk $345 to win $100 on Illinois at BetRivers. Penn State is the +270 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $270 on Penn State. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Illinois vs Penn State College Basketball game on Wednesday, February 21st, 2024?

Illinois is a -7.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while Penn State is a +7.5 -109 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Illinois vs Penn State College Basketball game on Wednesday, February 21st, 2024?

The best over line is 156.5 -105 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $105 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 156.5 -113 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $113 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Illinois vs Penn State College Basketball game on Wednesday, February 21st, 2024?

Illinois is a -345 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and Penn State is a +270 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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College Basketball Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Illinois
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Underdog Penn State - Penn State bettors risk $100 to win $91.74 at -109 odds.

A +7.5 Penn State underdog bet wins if they lose by 7 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 8 or more.

Favorite Illinois - Illinois bettors risk $100 to win $89.29 at -112 odds.

A -7.5 Illinois favorite bet wins if they win by 8 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 7 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Illinois at Penn State Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Illinois, Penn State
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
#6 Illinois29-90.76315-36-514-6+30.700L1
Penn State16-170.48512-42-89-11+80.450L1

Illinois & Penn State Futures Odds

Latest College Basketball Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review March Madness odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the college basketball tournament. Also be sure to read Ron Halfback's Final Four write-up.

Illinois Championship Odds
2024-25 Illinois NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

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Penn State Championship Odds
2024-25 Penn State NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

Team
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Illinois & Penn State Team Pages

Review each team's futures odds, betting bonuses, current standings and other valuable information on our exclusive team betting odds pages. Team betting odds and stats update throughout the season:

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Illinois vs Penn State College Basketball Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Wednesday, February 21st, 2024 at 6:30 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Basketball page, look for the Illinois vs Penn State Game.

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  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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