|2013 Top 25 College Basketball Opening Odds for Thursday, January 31|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 31 January 2013 06:00|
Thursday's Top 25 CBB Odds
(TheSpread) – There are 4 games on the Top 25 College Basketball schedule for Thursday. Here is a look at the odds and over/under total for each game taking place.
The featured game of the day has No. 9 Michigan State hosting Illinois at 7PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Michigan State is the favorite at home, as the Spartans have odds of -8.5 points against the Illini. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 132.5 points. Michigan State is 17-4 on the season, 12-0 at home and 7-10-1 against the spread. Illinois is 15-6 overall, 3-2 on the road and 7-11 against the spread. The home team has won five straight in this series, but Illinois is 4-0-1 against the spread in the last five against MSU.
The other featured game of the day has Saint Louis hosting No. 10 Butler at 9PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, Saint Louis is favored at home, as it has odds of -2.5 points against Butler. The over/under total has been set at 122.5 points. Butler is 17-3 on the season, 4-2 on the road and 13-5 against the spread. Saint Louis is 14-5 overall, 2-2 on the road and 8-9 against the spread. These two last met in 2003.
For odds and over/under totals for the Top 25 games on Thursday, see below.
2013 Top 25 College Basketball Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, January 31
511 Illinois +8.5 (132.5)
512 Michigan State -8.5
531 Butler +2.5 (122.5)
532 Saint Louis -2.5
535 Arizona -5.5 (138)
536 Washington +5.5
551 Gonzaga -16.5 (142.5)
552 Loyola Marymount +16.5