The Illinois Fighting Illini and the Penn State Nittany Lions will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Beaver Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Nittany Lions listed as 10-point favorites versus the Fighting Illini, while the game's total is sitting at 58.
Illinois lost its last outing, a 42-3 result against Michigan State on October 26. Illinois failed to cover in that game as a 8-point underdog, while the 45 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Penn State was a 63-14 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Ohio State. They failed to cover the 16-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (77) made winners of OVER bettors.
Illinois has lost 3 straight games.
Illinois: 3-4 SU, 3-4 ATS
Penn State: 4-3 SU, 3-4 ATS
ILLINOIS MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 1-9
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 0-10
PENN STATE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 6-4
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Illinois's last 6 games when playing Penn State
Illinois is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games
Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Penn State
Illinois is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Penn State's last 8 games at home
Penn State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Illinois
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Penn State's last 6 games
Penn State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Illinois at Indiana, Saturday, November 9
Penn State at Minnesota, Saturday, November 9