Illinois 72 @ Michigan St. 81 | 02/24 | 12:00 AM UTC
ANALYSIS: Illinois has won seven consecutive games, covering five of them - with the last being the most impressive. The Fighting Illini posted a 94-63 triumph Saturday at Minnesota, a team that had lost just once at home this season. Michigan State is 2-7 ATS in its last nine contests, with most of its issues coming on the road. But a great Iowa squad came to East Lansing and beat the Spartans 88-58 in their most recent home game on Feb. 13. Take Illinois to cover.