Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Loyola Chicago Ramblers NCAAB Men’s Tournament Second Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 21, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 23, 2021, 10:03 PM

The No. 1 seed Illinois Fighting Illini (23-6) are 7-point favorites to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament when they play the No. 8 seed Loyola Chicago Ramblers (24-4) on Sunday at 12:10 PM ET.

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Illinois vs Loyola Chicago Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
Illinois-7-110-110133.5-108-112-318255

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Point Total Insights

  • In 25 of its 30 games this season (83.3%), Illinois and its opponents have gone over the current total of 133.5.
  • 11 Loyola Chicago games this season featured a total above Sunday's set over/under of 133.5 (37.9%).
  • The 124.3 combined points per game that these two squads have allowed this season are 9.2 fewer than the 133.5 total in this contest.
  • The Fighting Illini score 25.6 more points per game (81.3) than the Ramblers allow (55.7).
  • The Ramblers' 71.5 points per game are only 2.9 more points than the 68.6 the Fighting Illini allow.
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    Illinois Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Fighting Illini have covered 19 times in 26 contests.
  • The Fighting Illini fare well when favored by at least 7 points, posting a 6-3 record against the spread.
  • Illinois and its foes have combined to cover the point total in 0 of 26 games this season (0%).
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    Illinois Leaders

    Fighting Illini Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Ayo Dosunmu1921.16.45.40.80.21.3
    Kofi Cockburn2217.29.20.10.31.00.0
    Trent Frazier2210.13.02.81.20.21.7
    Da'Monte Williams226.85.31.70.80.31.5
    Giorgi Bezhanishvili225.83.10.60.30.40.1

    Loyola Chicago Betting Data

  • The Ramblers have a winning record against the spread, going 18-7 ATS (covering 72% of the time).
  • When they are at least 7-point underdogs, the Ramblers have a record ATS of 7-7.
  • Loyola Chicago has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 0% of matchups this season (0 out of 25 opportunities).
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    Loyola Chicago Leaders

    Ramblers Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Cameron Krutwig1615.56.82.20.91.60.0
    Lucas Williamson179.84.42.51.30.21.8
    Braden Norris179.42.63.80.60.22.2
    Aher Uguak176.74.21.60.90.00.4
    Tate Hall176.43.82.10.50.20.9
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