Penn State at Illinois Free College Basketball Picks & Odds 1/31/2015
by Josh Schonwald - 1/30/2015
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 1:00 PM
State Farm Center
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The Penn State Nittany Lions will take on the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday at State Farm Center.
The Nittany Lions are 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600. They are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following
a straight up win and are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 6-0 in Penn State's last 6 vs. a team with a winning SU record and is 4-1 in
their last 5 games following a SU win.
The Fighting Illini are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS loss. They are 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 home games vs. a team with a losing road record and are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The under is 5-0 in Illinois' last 5 vs. a team with a winning SU record and is 9-2 in their last 11 games following a SU loss.
In head to head matchups, the under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Illinois and is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings. The Nittany Lions are 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Illinois and are 13-5-1 ATS in the last 19 meetings.
Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
Penn State Nittany Lions are 8-10-1 Against the Spread
Penn State Nittany Lions are 6-7-0 against the Over/Under
Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
Illinois Fighting Illini are 8-11-0 Against the Spread
Illinois Fighting Illini are 6-10-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Penn State Nittany Lions
01/30/15 F Brandon Taylor Knee "?" Saturday vs. Illinois
01/12/15 G John Johnson Suspension out indefinitely
Illinois Fighting Illini
11/13/14 G Tracy Abrams Knee out for season
01/30/15 G Aaron Cosby Eye missed last 2 games, "?" Saturday vs. Penn State
01/30/15 G Rayvonte Rice Hand missed last 6 games, "?" Saturday vs. Penn State
Josh's Pick: Take Illinois
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