RV: 6* BIG 10 GAME OF THE YEAR HAS 85-6, 30-1 ANGLES
Illinois vs. Nebraska,
02/18/2012 17:00 EDT,
Score: 57 - 80
Point Spread: -2/-110 Illinois
On Saturday the BIG 10 Power Side is on Illinois. Game 563 at 5:00 eastern. Illinois is an incredible 48-7 including 30-1 in the 2nd half of the season vs teams who scored 64 or less points per game the past few years. In games vs losing teams they are a tremendous 85-6 straight up. They are 3-1 most recently when playing off 3 or more losses and 4-1 vs teams ranked 100 to 150 in the RPI. Nebraska has not enjoyed much success in their first Big 10 season losing 10 of 13 in Conference thus far. They are 1-6 vs teams who allow 63 or less points,0-2 the last 3 years as a home dog of 3 or less, 0-4 at home when the total is 120 to 130 and have dropped 16 of the last 20 February games. In games vs teams ranked from 50 to 100 in the RPI rankings they have lost 3 of 4. Look for Illinois to rebound from their home loss to Purdue and get the win and cover.