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Robert Bondy

MSU basketball listed as slim underdog at Illinois on Thursday

Michigan State basketball is a narrow underdog in a road conference game at top 10 Illinois on Thursday night.

FanDuel has Illinois listed as a 2.5-point favorite over the Spartans in Thursday’s matchup. Both teams enter this game looking for a win to avoid a two-game skid after losses last week.

Michigan State is 9-6 overall on the year and 1-3 in Big Ten play so far this season. Illinois is 11-3 overall and 2-1 in Big Ten play.

Tip-off is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET and will be televised on Fox Sports 1.

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