The No. 8 seed Arkansas Razorbacks (20-13) are a 1.5-point favorite in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament against the No. 9 seed Illinois Fighting Illini (20-12) on Thursday at Wells Fargo Arena. The contest starts at 4:30 PM on TBS. Here are insights into this West Region 8-9 matchup to help you fill out your bracket. The matchup has a point total of 144.5.
Arkansas vs. Illinois Odds & Info
- Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023
- Time: 4:30 PM ET
- TV: TBS
- Where: Des Moines, Iowa
- Venue: Wells Fargo Arena
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Arkansas vs Illinois Betting Records & Stats
- The Razorbacks have a 13-18-0 record against the spread this season.
- This season, Arkansas has won 16 of its 20 games, or 80%, when favored by at least -135 on the moneyline.
- The moneyline for this contest implies a 57.4% chance of a victory for the Razorbacks.
- Illinois is 16-12-0 against the spread this year.
- This year, the Fighting Illini have won five of eight games when listed as at least +110 or worse on the moneyline.
- Illinois has an implied victory probability of 47.6% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
Arkansas vs. Illinois Over/Under Stats
||Games Over 144.5
||% of Games Over 144.5
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Additional Arkansas vs Illinois Insights & Trends
- Arkansas has gone 4-6 over its past 10 contests, with a 4-6 record against the spread during that span.
- The Razorbacks have hit the over in seven of their past 10 outings.
- Illinois has gone 4-6 over its past 10 contests, with a 4-6 record against the spread in that span.
- Six of the Fighting Illini's past 10 contests have gone over the total.
- The Razorbacks put up 74.4 points per game, 7.4 more points than the 67 the Fighting Illini allow.
- Arkansas is 11-8 against the spread and 16-6 overall when scoring more than 67 points.
- The Fighting Illini score 7.3 more points per game (74.7) than the Razorbacks give up (67.4).
- Illinois has put together a 15-4 ATS record and an 18-5 overall record in games it scores more than 67.4 points.
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Arkansas vs. Illinois Betting Splits
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Arkansas vs. Illinois Home/Away Splits
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