Illinois vs Nebraska: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 12, 2021

The No. 6 Illinois Fighting Illini are big,  favorites as they try to continue a four-game win streak when they visit the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Friday, February 12 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The matchup airs at 9:00 PM ET on BTN. The point total is  for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 12, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Illinois Betting Information

  • Illinois has compiled an 11-5-1 record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 15 points, the Fighting Illini are 2-1 against the spread this season.
  • Illinois and its opponents have hit the over in 9 of 17 games this season (52.9%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Illinois Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ayo Dosunmu 18 21.2 6.4 5.1 0.9 0.2 1.3
Kofi Cockburn 18 17.2 10.4 0.2 0.3 1.4 0.0
Trent Frazier 18 10.1 3.0 2.7 1.3 0.1 2.0
Adam Miller 18 8.6 2.2 0.7 0.6 0.0 1.9
Andre Curbelo 18 8.3 3.1 4.4 1.1 0.1 0.2

Nebraska Betting Information

  • Nebraska has more often than not come up short ATS this season, with a 5-9 record.
  • The Cornhuskers and their opponents have often not covered the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 28.6% (4) of their 14 games played.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Nebraska Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Teddy Allen 14 16.9 4.7 1.4 1.6 0.1 2.1
Dalano Banton 15 11.5 6.9 4.9 1.1 1.0 0.7
Trey McGowens 15 10.8 4.3 1.9 1.4 0.1 0.9
Lat Mayen 15 8.5 4.9 0.7 0.5 0.6 1.7
Kobe Webster 15 7.1 1.7 1.0 0.5 0.1 1.2

Total Facts

  • Illinois and its opponents have gone over Friday’s 148 total in 10 out of 18 games (55.6%) this year.
  • In six out of Nebraska’s 15 games this year (40%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the point total in Friday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 152.8 points per game, 4.8 points more than the point total of 148 for this contest.
  • This matchup’s point total is six fewer points than the 142 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Fighting Illini have seen a 150.7 over/under in their games this season, 2.7 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • Cornhuskers games have an over/under of 144.2 points this season, 3.8 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/24/2020 Illinois Illinois -14 146.5 -1463 +802 Regular Season 71-59 ILL
2/2/2019 N/A Illinois N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-64 ILL
12/2/2018 N/A Nebraska N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-60 NEB

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