Green Bay @ Illinois-Chicago
Current Records: Green Bay 4-23; Illinois-Chicago 11-15
What to Know
The Green Bay Phoenix have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they must head out on the road. Green Bay and the Illinois-Chicago Flames will face off in a Horizon League battle at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday at Credit Union 1 Arena. Illinois-Chicago will be strutting in after a victory while the Phoenix will be stumbling in from a defeat.
Green Bay ended up a good deal behind the Cleveland State Vikings when they played on Sunday, losing 79-67.
Meanwhile, Illinois-Chicago was able to grind out a solid win over the Robert Morris Colonials on Saturday, winning 96-88.
Green Bay is expected to lose this next one by 8. Now might not be the best time to take Green Bay against the spread since they've let down bettors for the past seven consecutive games.
The Phoenix are now 4-23 while the Flames sit at 11-15. A couple defensive numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Green Bay has allowed their opponents to shoot 46.90% from the floor on average, which is the ninth highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. Illinois-Chicago has experienced some struggles of their own as they have allowed their opponents to shoot 46.60% from the floor on average, which is the 19th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. The good news? The teams might be seeing more of their shots fall.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Credit Union 1 Arena -- Chicago, Illinois
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $29.76
The Flames are a big 8-point favorite against the Phoenix, 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 an 8-point spread, and stayed right there.
Green Bay have won nine out of their last 15 games against Illinois-Chicago.
- Jan 15, 2022 - Illinois-Chicago 80 vs. Green Bay 63
- Feb 20, 2021 - Green Bay 69 vs. Illinois-Chicago 59
- Feb 19, 2021 - Illinois-Chicago 61 vs. Green Bay 58
- Feb 08, 2020 - Illinois-Chicago 71 vs. Green Bay 58
- Jan 03, 2020 - Green Bay 85 vs. Illinois-Chicago 71
- Mar 05, 2019 - Green Bay 82 vs. Illinois-Chicago 77
- Feb 22, 2019 - Green Bay 63 vs. Illinois-Chicago 62
- Jan 19, 2019 - Green Bay 90 vs. Illinois-Chicago 85
- Feb 16, 2018 - Illinois-Chicago 83 vs. Green Bay 75
- Jan 10, 2018 - Illinois-Chicago 84 vs. Green Bay 73
- Mar 05, 2017 - Illinois-Chicago 79 vs. Green Bay 70
- Feb 21, 2017 - Green Bay 87 vs. Illinois-Chicago 79
- Feb 02, 2017 - Green Bay 84 vs. Illinois-Chicago 80
- Feb 26, 2016 - Green Bay 85 vs. Illinois-Chicago 69
- Jan 14, 2016 - Green Bay 78 vs. Illinois-Chicago 76
Injury Report for Illinois-ChicagoNo Injury Information
Injury Report for Green Bay
- Tutu Majok: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)