Teams expected to battle in the consolation round will instead meet for the Continental Tire Main Event championship game on Sunday when the 16th-ranked Virginia Cavaliers face the No. 19 Illinois Fighting Illini. The Cavaliers (3-0), who are coming off a stunning 86-79 win over No. 5 Baylor on Friday, are 106-131 all-time against Big Ten opponents. The Fighting Illini, who knocked off No. 8 UCLA 79-70 on Friday, are 4-0 for the first time since the 2017-18 season.
Tipoff from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas is set for 3 p.m. ET. This will be the first-ever meeting between the schools. The Fighting Illini are a one-point favorite in the latest Virginia vs. Illinois odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is set at 133. Before making any Illinois vs. Illinois picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Virginia vs. Illinois and just locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the college basketball odds and betting lines for Illinois vs. Virginia:
Virginia vs. Illinois spread: Illinois -1Virginia vs. Illinois over/under: 133 pointsVirginia vs. Illinois money line: Virginia -105, Illinois -115UVA: The Cavaliers are 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games against a team with a winning percentage above .600ILL: The over is 4-1 in the Fighting Illini’s last five games following an ATS winVirginia vs. Illinois picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Author : CBS Sports Staff
Publish date : 2022-11-20 15:46:24
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