The Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Illinois Fighting Illini will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Memorial Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Golden Gophers listed as 2½-point favorites versus the Fighting Illini, while the game's total is sitting at 47.
Minnesota lost its last outing, a 35-13 result against Michigan on November 3. Minnesota failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point underdog, while the 48 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Last time out for Illinois, they were a 52-22 loser as they battled Ohio State on the road. Illinois failed to cover in the match as a 25-point underdog, while 74 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Illinois has lost 6 straight games.
Minnesota: 5-4 SU, 4-5 ATS
Illinois: 2-7 SU, 2-7 ATS
MINNESOTA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 3-7
ILLINOIS MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 0-10
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Illinois
Minnesota is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Illinois
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Illinois's last 9 games when playing Minnesota
Illinois is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
Illinois is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Minnesota
Illinois is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota at Nebraska, Saturday, November 17
Illinois home to Purdue, Saturday, November 17