Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for their 2015 Basketball game. The teams will play on Sunday January 11, 2015. At 8:30 PM, EST on the Big-Ten Television Network.
The (11-5) Illinois Fighting Illini of the Big-Ten Conference makes the trip from the Land of Lincoln the Cornhusker State. Illinois will play (9-6) Nebraska also of the Big 10 in 2015 College Basketball action. The teams will play at the new Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. This Sports Handicapper believes Nebraska hit a bump in the road and has to focus one game at a time. The Ilinois Fighting Illini gives 100% every night and will compete with teams. The betting line has Illinois as a one-point road underdog Against The Point Spread, the betting odds total is not available for Sunday Night’s game.
The 2015 Illinois Fighting Illini beat Maryland 64-57 at home in Champaign/Urbana on Wednesday. Illinois lost their first two conference games on the road to Michigan and Ohio State. The Illini is without their two best players Tracy Abrams is out for the season with a knee injury. Rayvontee Rice is on the shelf until Mid-February with a broken hand. Rice is the team’s leading scorer averaging over seventeen points per game. Reserve Guard Malcolm Hill is stepping up his play with 14 points per contest. The betting odd under the total is 13-3 Illinois last sixteen on Sunday’s. Illinois is 2-7 their last nine NCAA Basketball Handicappers Point Spread Predictions going over the betting odds total twice and staying under seven times. The Fighting Illini bench players must take up the slack with their two best players out. Senior Center Nnanna Egwu has to dominate in the paint; he is capable of being the best player on the floor. The key to an Illinois win is to play their signature defense with man to man pressure.
The 2015 Nebraska Cornhuskers are supposed to contend with Wisconsin for the Big-Ten Title, but expectations are just that. Nebraska is off to a shaky start in conference play with a 1-2 record. Nebraska beat Rutgers 65-49 at home Thursday Night the 8th of January. Nebraska has All-Conference players Junior Terran Pettway and Shavon Shields, who are both scoring in double figures. Nebraska is 15-5 Against The Point Spread their last ten against the Big-Ten. Nebraska is only 3-6 ATS their last nine, going over the betting odds total three times and staying under six. Both Illinois and Nebraska have not been very friendly to Against The Spread bettors this season. The key to a Nebraska win is for their two best players to take leadership on and off the court. The Nebraska Basketball program is coming off of its best season in over twenty years. Coach Tim Miles is the co Big-Ten coach of the year and must take control of this team.
Free Pick: Nebraska-1.