Northwestern at Illinois

  Sunday Feb 5, 2012 - 3:00 pm - Champaign, IL | Odds: Illinois by 6, Total Points: 129 | Team Pages: NWST | ILL


ILL -6.0 Open -6.0 High -6.0
Last -5.0 Low -5.0

Line Movement

The chart above graphs odds data from Pinnacle Sports

Historical Results of Games with Similar Lines

Since the start of the 2006-2007 NCAA Basketball season there have been 2264 games where the closing line favored the home team by 5 to 7 points. In these games:

  • The team like Illinois won the game 1616 times (71.4%)
  • The team like Northwestern won the game 648 times (28.6%)
  • The team like Northwestern did better against the spread, going 1142-1073-49 (51.6% ATS) and covering the spread by an average of 0.5 points

Historical Results of Games with Similar Line Movement

Since the start of the 2008-2009 NCAA Basketball season there have been 2510 games where the closing line favored the initial favorite by the same as the opening line.

In these games, the team like Northwestern did better against the spread, going 1245-1210-55 (50.7% ATS) and covering the spread by an average of 0.4 points.