Illinois vs. Gonzaga Spread at -2 Across The Board

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Tyrone Black
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Illinois vs. Gonzaga Spread

All the online sportsbooks early Saturday afternoon were reporting a spread on the Illinois vs. Gonzaga game set at -2 in favor of Illinois.  Nearly 80 percent of those betting the spread were backing the 7-1 Fighting Illini, who were currently ranked number 21 vs. Gonzaga at number 24.

Illinois this year has high hopes for a championship with Demetri McCamey, who finished against North Carolina with 17 points and eight assists.  So far McCarney is averaging a team-best 15.3 points, and shooting at 52.3 percent from the floor.

Betting trends for this game included the following:

Gonzaga just barely beat Illinois in an overtime win last season.

Illinois thus far is 5-1 Against The Spread following a Straight Up win.

They are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 road games and 7-2 ATS vs. a team with a winning home record.  Gonzaga is 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games vs. a team with a winning record. 

The Bulldogs are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 non-conference games. 

This game goes off at 5 pm EST.

- Tyrone Black,

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