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Mississippi State vs. Illinois CFB Prediction and Odds - Jan 2, 2023

Illinois faces Mississippi State in the 2023 ReliaQuest Bowl at Raymond James Stadium on Monday, beginning at 12:00PM ET.

Dimers' top betting picks for Mississippi State vs. Illinois, as well as our score prediction and betting odds, are featured below.


Who will win the 2023 ReliaQuest Bowl?

Based on state-of-the-art machine learning and data, Dimers.com has simulated the 2023 ReliaQuest Bowl 10,000 times.

Dimers' leading predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives Mississippi State a 56% chance of beating Illinois.

More: Mississippi State vs. Illinois Simulated 10K Times

ReliaQuest Bowl Game Odds

  • Spread: Illinois +1.5 (-110), Mississippi State -1.5 (-110)
  • Moneyline: Illinois +100, Mississippi State -120
  • Total: Over/Under 45.5 (-110/-110)

Point Spread, Moneyline and Over/Under

Illinois is currently the +1.5 underdog against Mississippi State, with -110 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.

For the favored Mississippi State (-1.5) to cover the spread, FanDuel Sportsbook also has the best odds currently on offer at -110.

FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for Illinois at +100. That means you can risk $100 to win $100, for a total payout of $200, if it gets the W.

On the other hand, FanDuel Sportsbook also has the best moneyline odds for Mississippi State at -120, where you can risk $120 to win $100, for a total payout of $220, if it comes out on top.

The Over/Under for total points scored is set at 45.5 with FanDuel Sportsbook, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, as well as the best odds for the Under at -110.

As always, make sure you check the sportsbooks you can bet with in your state for the best College Football odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, Illinois (+1.5) is a 52% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 45.5 points is a 57% chance of going Under.

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Best Bets for Mississippi State vs. Illinois


Every time you see a πŸ”₯, you know it's one of Dimers' best bets of the day across all sports.

Dimers' best bets are based on world-class modeling and gambling expertise to serve you the best possible plays 24/7.

While Mississippi State is more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, betting on Illinois moneyline is the best option due to the 4.8% edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges published on Dimers.com is crucial to being a profitable bettor in the long run.

ReliaQuest Bowl Prediction

Dimers.com's predicted final score for Mississippi State vs. Illinois at Raymond James Stadium on Monday has Mississippi State winning 25-23.

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Dimers has full coverage of this week's Mississippi State-Illinois matchup, including pregame predictions, free betting picks, and live updates.

Remember, DimersBOT updates often, so check this article for any changes to our betting insights before Mississippi State vs. Illinois on Monday January 2, 2023.


Mississippi State vs. Illinois 2023 CFB Game Info

Monday's action between Illinois and Mississippi State in College Football at Raymond James Stadium is scheduled to begin at 12:00PM ET.

  • Who: Mississippi State vs. Illinois
  • Date: Monday January 2, 2023
  • Time: 12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT
  • Venue: Raymond James Stadium

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