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Illinois vs. Missouri Prediction, Odds, College Basketball Picks [12/22/2023]

Illinois vs. Missouri Prediction, Odds, College Basketball Picks  [12/22/2023]

Missouri will face the favored Illinois in College Basketball action at Enterprise Center on Friday, beginning at 9:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's full betting preview for Friday's Illinois vs. Missouri matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Illinois vs. Missouri Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used innovative machine learning and data to simulate the result of Friday's College Basketball matchup between Illinois and Missouri 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of College Basketball picks.

Our popular predictive analytics model gives Illinois a 71% chance of beating Missouri, and our predicted final score has Illinois winning 77-71.

According to our model, Missouri (+6.5) has a 51% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 148.5 points has a 52% chance of going under.

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Illinois vs. Missouri Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Illinois Missouri
Spread -6.5 (-110) +6.5 (-110)
Moneyline -275 +230
Total o148.5 (-120) u148.5 (+100)
  • Missouri is the +6.5 underdog versus Illinois, with -110 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Illinois (-6.5) to cover the spread, BetMGM also has the best odds currently on the market at -110.
  • BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for Missouri at +230, which means you can bet $100 to profit $230, earning a total payout of $330, if it wins.
  • Elsewhere, FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for Illinois at -275, where you can risk $275 to win $100 for a total payout of $375 if it comes out on top.
  • The Over/Under sits at 148.5 with DraftKings Sportsbook, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -120, as well as the best odds for the Under at +100.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all of the legal sportsbooks that are available in your state for the best College Basketball odds and lines.

Illinois vs. Missouri Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks to place on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Missouri +6.5 -110
Moneyline Missouri +230
Total Under 148.5 +100


While Illinois is more likely to win the game, betting on Missouri moneyline is the best option due to the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges published on Dimers is pivotal to achieving long-term profitability as a sports bettor.

Our College Basketball best bets are based on complex modeling and wagering expertise to serve you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Remember, our model updates often, so refresh this article for any changes to our betting analysis ahead of Illinois vs. Missouri on Friday December 22, 2023.

Illinois vs. Missouri Game Information

Friday's action between Missouri and Illinois in College Basketball at Enterprise Center is scheduled to commence at 9:00PM ET.

  • Who: Illinois vs. Missouri
  • Date: Friday December 22, 2023
  • Time: 9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT
  • Venue: Enterprise Center


Our full coverage of Illinois vs. Missouri includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Friday's Illinois vs. Missouri contest, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial standards.

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