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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12/19/2020 NCAAF Results, Odds & Predictions

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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12-19-2020 NCAAF Results Odds & Predictions

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12/19/2020 – A final Big 10 Conference play between Illinois Fighting Illini and Penn State Nittany Lions are all set to take place from Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania. The Fighting Illini turned out to be a disappointment after securing the seventh spot in the Big 10 West. Penn State, on the other hand, is holding fourth place in the Big 10 East play. Both teams had a tough season as their opponents were way too strong for their weak teams. The football game betting odds and picks are out for this entertaining Big 10 battle.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12/19/2020

When: Saturday, December 19, 5:30 PM ET
Where: Beaver Stadium, University Park, Pennsylvania
TV: FS1
Stream: Sofascore

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12/19/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Fighting Illini +14.5 (-110) 52 o (-110) +450
Nittany Lions -14.5 (-110) 52 u (-110) -600
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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini is one of the worst teams in the Big 10 play alongside Nebraska Cornhuskers. The Fighting Illini won just two of their five overall and conference games. In their last game, they lost against Northwestern Wildcats with a final score of 28-10. Illinois has a weak offense that is touching just 20 points per game on average. Their defense is unable to do much as they are surrendering close to 32 points to opponents. The Fighting Illini has been a major disappointment this season.

Players to watch: B. Peters QB (CMP 39 ATT 76 YDS 429 CMP% 51.3 AVG 5.6 LNG 28 TD 3 INT 0 SACK 4 SYL -25 RTG 111.8), C. Taylor QB (CMP 23 ATT 46 YDS 379 CMP% 50 AVG 8.2 LNG 52 TD 3 INT 2 SACK 5 SYL -34 RTG 132), C. Brown RB (ATT 93 YDS 510 AVG 5.5 LNG 39 TD 2), M. Epstein RB (ATT 61 YDS 360 AVG 5.9 LNG 63 TD 4), J. Imatorbhebhe WR (REC 22 YDS 297 AVG 13.5 LNG 52 TD 3).

Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State Nittany Lions won three of their five conference games and are the same with their overall play. The Fighting Illini was unable to get past Maryland and were way behind Indiana and Ohio State in the top two spots. However, they came off an impressive victory against Michigan State Spartans in their last game. The Lions scored 39 and gave up just 24 in return. Penn State is touching close to 27 points with their offense on average while their defense is surrendering close to 29 to opponents.

Players to watch: S. Clifford (QB CMP 136 ATT 229 YDS 1598 CMP% 59.4 AVG 7 LNG 68 TD 14 INT 9 SACK 18 SYL -116 RTG 130.3), W. Levis QB (CMP 30 ATT 50 YDS 379 CMP% 60 AVG 7.6 LNG 74 TD 0 INT 0 SACK 5 SYL -27 RTG 123.7), K. Lee RB (ATT 70 YDS 353 AVG 5 LNG 31 TD 3), J. Dotson WR (REC 46 YDS 695 AVG 15.1 LNG 68 TD 6).  

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Numbers

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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois is 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Illinois’ last 6 games.
Illinois is 2-8 SU in their last 10 games.
Illinois is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Penn State.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Illinois’ last 9 games on the road.

Penn State Nittany Lions

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Penn State’s last 6 games.
Penn State is 13-7 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Penn State’s last 6 games against Illinois.
Penn State is 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games at home.
Penn State is 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Illinois.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Picks

Penn State has a better chance to win this game and cover the spread with the latest college football betting odds in their favor. Back Penn State to win with a score of 49-21.