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.

Team record: 13-18 SU,12-16-3 ATS
Northwestern is 1-5-2 ATS in its last 8 games
Northwestern is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Northwestern’s last 8 games

Team record: 11-20 SU,12-18-1 ATS
Illinois is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Illinois is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Illinois is 7-0-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Northwestern