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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Wisconsin Badgers 10/23/2020 NCAAF Previews, Spread & Game Analysis

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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Wisconsin Badgers 10-23-2020 NCAAF Previews Spread & Game Analysis

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Wisconsin Badgers 10/23/2020 – It’s time for a Big 10 Conference play to get underway as Illinois Fighting Illini take the road to kick-off against Wisconsin Badgers from Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin. The Fighting Illini completed last year with a 6-7 record and they hope for a better season this year. As for Wisconsin, they made it to the Rose Bowl and played against Oregon. Unfortunately, they were unable to get past Oregon. This is all set to be an exciting Big 10 Conference play as both teams open their 2020 season. The sports betting online legal sites have been flourishing with picks and previews of this match that will be telecasted live on BTN.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Wisconsin Badgers 10/23/2020

When: Friday, October 23, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Camp Randall Stadium, Madison, Wisconsin
TV: BTN
Stream: SofaScore

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Wisconsin Badgers 10/23/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Fighting Illini +18.5 (-110) 54.5 o (-110) +750
Badgers -18.5 (-110) 54.5 u (-110) -1165
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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini is under the guidance of their head coach Lovie Smith. This will be his fifth year with the team and he seems to be intact with his squad. Brandon Peters will return as their senior quarterback after a decent record last season. Peters recorded 18 TDs in total in 2019. Milo Eifler and Jake Hansen will also return from the linebacking spot. Both players have been recognized for their performance last year.

Players to watch: B. Peters QB (CMP 152 ATT 275 YDS 1884 CMP% 55.3 AVG 6.9 LNG 83 TD 18 INT 8 SACK 24 SYL -179 RTG 128.6), M. Robinson QB (CMP 42 ATT 77 YDS 475 CMP% 54.5 AVG 6.2 LNG 35 TD 1 INT 0 SACK 14 SYL -106 RTG 110.7), R. Corbin RB (ATT 143 YDS 675 AVG 4.7 LNG 66 TD 7), D. Brown RB (ATT 113 YDS 584 AVG 5.2 LNG 44 TD 5), J. Imatorbhebhe WR (REC 33 YDS 634 AVG 19.2 LNG 83 TD 9).       

Wisconsin Badgers

Wisconsin Badgers lost their Rose Bowl to Oregon with a final score of 28-27. The Badgers are also missing out on some of their key players this year. Running back Jonathan Taylor is now with the NFL and that might be an issue for their team. Jack Coan will return as their senior quarterback after completing 2727 throwing yards last season with 18 TDs. From the defensive end, Keannu Benton will take the spot and he has done his best last year.

Players to watch: J. Coan QB (CMP 236 ATT 339 YDS 2727 CMP% 69.6 AVG 8 LNG 70 TD 18 INT 5 SACK 19 SYL -117 RTG 151.8), G. Mertz QB (CMP 9 ATT 10 YDS 73 CMP% 90 AVG 7.3 LNG 19 TD 0 INT 0 SACK 1 SYL -4 RTG 151.3), J. Taylor RB (ATT 320 YDS 2003 AVG 6.3 LNG 72 TD 21), N. Watson RB (ATT 74 YDS 331 AVG 4.5 LNG 27 TD 2), Q. Cephus WR (REC 59 YDS 901 AVG 15.3 LNG 52 TD 7).  

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Wisconsin Badgers Betting Numbers

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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
Fighting Illini is 7-13 SU in their last 20 games.
Illinois is 1-9 SU in their last 10 games against Wisconsin.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Illinois’ last 5 games on the road.
Illinois is 0-7 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Badgers

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wisconsin’s last 6 games.
Wisconsin is 11-4 SU in their last 15 games.
Wisconsin is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Badgers are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Illinois.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wisconsin’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Wisconsin Badgers Betting Picks

The Badgers will replace a few players, but the Fighting Illini seems to be intact with their unit. It’s time to place a bet on college football and back the Fighting Illini to win with a score of 27-24.