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Illinois-Chicago @ Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Regular Season Records: Illinois-Chicago 13-15; Wisconsin-Milwaukee 10-21

What to Know

The Illinois-Chicago Flames have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they must head out on the road. They and the Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers are set to clash at 8 p.m. ET March 1 at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in the first round of the Horizon Conference Tourney. The Flames should still be feeling good after a win, while Wisconsin-Milwaukee will be looking to get back in the win column.

Wisconsin-Milwaukee is out to make up for these teams' matchup this past Saturday. Illinois-Chicago took down Wisconsin-Milwaukee 71-58.

Barring any buzzer beaters, Illinois-Chicago is expected to win a tight contest on Tuesday. But bettors beware: they are only 2-9 against the spread when favored.

A pair of defensive stats to keep an eye on: The Flames have allowed their opponents to shoot 46.20% from the floor on average, which is the 28th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. The Panthers' defense has more to brag about, as they they have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 39.90%, which places them 24th in college basketball.

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena -- Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • TV: ESPN Plus
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Flames are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Panthers, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 2.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -109

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Series History

Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Illinois-Chicago both have seven wins in their last 14 games.

  • Feb 26, 2022 - Illinois-Chicago 71 vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee 58
  • Jan 13, 2022 - Illinois-Chicago 81 vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee 77
  • Feb 06, 2020 - Wisconsin-Milwaukee 74 vs. Illinois-Chicago 57
  • Jan 05, 2020 - Wisconsin-Milwaukee 64 vs. Illinois-Chicago 62
  • Feb 24, 2019 - Illinois-Chicago 74 vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee 59
  • Jan 17, 2019 - Wisconsin-Milwaukee 81 vs. Illinois-Chicago 69
  • Mar 04, 2018 - Wisconsin-Milwaukee 80 vs. Illinois-Chicago 75
  • Jan 29, 2018 - Illinois-Chicago 74 vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee 56
  • Jan 12, 2018 - Illinois-Chicago 88 vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee 73
  • Mar 06, 2017 - Wisconsin-Milwaukee 74 vs. Illinois-Chicago 68
  • Feb 04, 2017 - Illinois-Chicago 105 vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee 100
  • Jan 17, 2017 - Illinois-Chicago 71 vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee 57
  • Feb 28, 2016 - Wisconsin-Milwaukee 98 vs. Illinois-Chicago 85
  • Jan 16, 2016 - Wisconsin-Milwaukee 87 vs. Illinois-Chicago 62

Injury Report for Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Tyler Ellingson: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)
  • Patrick Baldwin Jr.: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
  • Moses Bol: Out for the Season (Knee)

Injury Report for Illinois-Chicago

No Injury Information