Sunday's game that pits the Illinois Fighting Illini (3-1) versus the Southern Jaguars (1-3) at State Farm Center should be a one-sided matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 82-67 in favor of Illinois, who is big favorites by our model. Game time is at 8:00 PM ET on November 19.

The game has no line set.

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Illinois vs. Southern Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Sunday, November 19, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • Where: Champaign, Illinois
  • Venue: State Farm Center

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Illinois vs. Southern Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Illinois 82, Southern 67

Spread & Total Prediction for Illinois vs. Southern

  • Computer Predicted Spread: Illinois (-15.0)
  • Computer Predicted Total: 149.8

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Illinois Performance Insights

  • With 74.3 points scored per game and 67.2 points conceded last year, Illinois was 115th in the country on offense and 88th on defense.
  • On the glass, the Fighting Illini were 24th-best in the nation in rebounds (35.3 per game) last year. They were 135th in rebounds allowed (30.5 per game).
  • Last season Illinois was ranked 230th in the country in assists with 12.4 per game.
  • Last season the Fighting Illini were 149th in the country in 3-point makes (7.6 per game) and 20th-worst in 3-point percentage (30.8%).
  • Last season, Illinois was 38th in the nation in 3-pointers allowed (6.0 per game) and 149th in defensive 3-point percentage (33.4%).
  • Illinois attempted 41.9% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line last year, and 58.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 28.7% of Illinois' baskets were 3-pointers, and 71.3% were 2-pointers.

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