Minnesota vs Illinois Basketball Odds

The Golden Gophers will play the Fighting Illini on Wednesday, February 28th, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 9:00 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, Minnesota and Illinois are set to hit the hardwood on Wednesday, February 28th, 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, Minnesota currently has a 95.67 conference power ranking, while the SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Illinois is 98.67.
  • Away Minnesota - Minnesota starts this game with a 2-6 record as an away team, ranking them 4th in the Big Ten Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Illinois - Illinois meets Minnesota boasting a 14-2 record as a home team. They currently rank 3rd in the Big Ten Conference for home team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Minnesota currently ranks 6th (0.500) in the Big Ten Conference, with Illinois now standing 2nd (0.688) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Big Ten Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Minnesota has a 0.630 overall win percentage, with Illinois, matching up with a 0.741 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Minnesota currently possesses 17-10 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Illinois has tallied a 20-7 standing as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to unfold.

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Hocus pocus! Minnesota away team 17-10, Illinois home team 20-7.

Conference records crucial for tournament seeds. Minnesota 8-8, Illinois 11-5.

Minnesota on loss streak, Illinois on win streak. Who will triumph Wednesday?

Review the tables below for point spread, total, and moneylines.

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Best Golden Gophers at Fighting Illini Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Minnesota
Favorite

Illinois
Illinois has a -11.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Minnesota has a +12 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. Minnesota is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 155.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 155.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Minnesota
Favorite

Illinois
Illinois is the -700 moneyline favorite. Risk $700 to win $100 on Illinois at BetMGM. Minnesota is the +510 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $510 on Minnesota. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Minnesota vs Illinois College Basketball game on Wednesday, February 28th, 2024?

Illinois is a -11.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while Minnesota is a +12 -110 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Minnesota vs Illinois College Basketball game on Wednesday, February 28th, 2024?

The best over line is 155.5 -110 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 155.5 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Minnesota vs Illinois College Basketball game on Wednesday, February 28th, 2024?

Illinois is a -700 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Minnesota is a +510 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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Minnesota
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Underdog Minnesota - Minnesota bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +12 Minnesota underdog bet wins if they lose by 11 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 12. Your bet loses if they lose by 13 or more.

Favorite Illinois - Illinois bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A -12 Illinois favorite bet wins if they win by 13 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 12. Your bet loses if they win by 11 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Minnesota at Illinois Prop Bets

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College Basketball Prop Bets
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Minnesota
Illinois
Tie
End of 2nd Half Result
2/28/24 9:00pm EST
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Illinois
Team Total Points
MINN at ILL
2/28/24 9:00pm EST
83.5 o -12283.5 u -109Bet
Minnesota
Team Total Points
MINN at ILL
2/28/24 9:00pm EST
71.5 o -12171.5 u -110Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Minnesota, Illinois
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
#6 Illinois29-90.76315-36-514-6+30.700L1
Minnesota19-150.55916-43-99-11+80.450L1

Minnesota & Illinois 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.

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

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

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Minnesota & Illinois Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Minnesota vs Illinois 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 28th, 2024 at 9:00 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 Minnesota vs Illinois Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Basketball page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Minnesota vs Illinois Game.

  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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