Northwestern Wildcats vs. Illinois Fighting Illini
The Northwestern Wildcats and the Illinois Fighting Illini will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at United Center.
Oddsmakers opened the Fighting Illini as -2-point favorites versus the Wildcats, while the game’s total opened at 136.5.
Illinois lost its last outing, a 72-56 result against Nittany Lions on March 10. They failed to cover in that game as a +7.5-point underdog.
In their last action, Northwestern was a 70-57 loser at home against Boilermakers. They failed to cover the +7-point spread as underdogs.