Maryland has covered the spread in nine of the last ten using the current number of +10.
Illinois is 2-7-1 Against The Spread in their last 10 games following a ATS win.
Luka Garza scored 17 of his 24 points in the decisive first half, and No. 5 Iowa roared back from an early deficit by keeping Maryland scoreless for nearly eight minutes in an 89-67 victory Thursday night.
Kofi Cockburn scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half, and No. 12 Illinois rallied to beat Northwestern 81-56 on Thursday night.
Illinois (9-3, 5-1 Big Ten) outscored Northwestern 53-13 after it trailed by 15 at the break. The Illini limited the Wildcats to just two field goals and forced nine turnovers in the final 20 minutes of their biggest victory at Northwestern since a 63-30 blowout on Feb. 19, 2000.
According to STATS, Illinois became the first team to outscore a major conference opponent by at least 40 points in a single half since Kentucky outscored Vanderbilt by 43 in the second half of a 106-44 win on March 5, 2003.
|Rot||First To Score 20 Points||Moneyline|
|Rot||Last To Score||Moneyline|
|2510||Maryland – Maryland|
|2511||Tie – Maryland|
|2512||Illinois – Maryland|
|2513||Maryland – Illinois|
|2514||Tie – Illinois|
|2515||Illinois – Illinois|
|2525||Maryland to win by 1-2 pts|
|2526||Maryland to win by 3-6 pts|
|2527||Maryland to win by 7-9 pts|
|2528||Maryland to win by 10-13 pts|
|2529||Maryland to win by 14-16 pts|
|2530||Maryland to win by 17-20 pts|
|2531||Maryland to win by 21 or more pts|
|2532||Illinois to win by 1-2 pts|
|2533||Illinois to win by 3-6 pts|
|2534||Illinois to win by 7-9 pts|
|2535||Illinois to win by 10-13 pts|
|2536||Illinois to win by 14-16 pts|
|2537||Illinois to win by 17-20 pts|
|2538||Illinois to win by 21 or more pts|
– Dan Shapiro, Gambling911.com