Tuesday's contest that pits the Illinois Fighting Illini (2-0) against the Marquette Golden Eagles (2-0) at State Farm Center has a projected final score of 75-68 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of Illinois, who is the favorite in this matchup by our model. Game time is at 8:00 PM ET on November 14.

Based on our computer prediction, Illinois is projected to cover the spread (1.5) versus Marquette. The two sides are projected to go under the 148.5 over/under.

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Illinois vs. Marquette Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Where: Champaign, Illinois
  • Venue: State Farm Center
  • Line: Illinois -1.5
  • Point Total: 148.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Illinois -125, Marquette +105

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Illinois vs. Marquette Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Illinois 75, Marquette 68

Spread & Total Prediction for Illinois vs. Marquette

  • Pick ATS: Illinois (-1.5)
  • Pick OU: Under (148.5)

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Illinois Performance Insights

  • With 74.3 points scored per game and 67.2 points allowed last season, Illinois was 115th in the nation on offense and 88th on defense.
  • The Fighting Illini were the 24th-best squad in the country in rebounds per game (35.3) and ranked 135th in rebounds allowed (30.5) last season.
  • Illinois was 230th in college basketball in assists (12.4 per game) last year.
  • Last season the Fighting Illini were 149th in the nation in 3-point makes (7.6 per game) and 20th-worst in 3-point percentage (30.8%).
  • Illinois was 38th in the country in 3-pointers conceded (6 per game) and 149th in 3-point percentage defensively (33.4%) last season.
  • Last season, the Fighting Illini took 58.1% of their shots from inside the arc, and 41.9% from beyond it. In terms of makes, 71.3% of the Fighting Illini's buckets were 2-pointers, and 28.7% were 3-pointers.

Marquette Performance Insights

  • Marquette ceded 70.3 points per game last season (184th-ranked in college basketball), but it really shined on offense, putting up 79.3 points per game (23rd-best).
  • The Golden Eagles pulled down 28.4 rebounds per game (333rd-ranked in college basketball) last year, while allowing 32.6 rebounds per contest (281st-ranked).
  • With 17.3 dimes per game, Marquette ranked sixth-best in college basketball in the category.
  • Last season the Golden Eagles committed 10.5 turnovers per game (44th-ranked in college basketball) and forced 14.6 turnovers per contest (31st-ranked).
  • Last year the Golden Eagles drained 8.9 threes per game (39th-ranked in college basketball) and shot 35.3% (108th-ranked) from beyond the arc.
  • Last year Marquette gave up 7.5 threes per game (218th-ranked in college basketball) and allowed opponents to shoot 34.7% (247th-ranked) from beyond the arc.
  • Marquette took 58% two-pointers and 42% from three-point land last season. Of the team's baskets, 69.5% were two-pointers and 30.5% were threes.

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