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The Illinois Fighting Illini will travel in Big Ten conference action as they face the Penn St Nittany Lions in an NCAA college football game set for Saturday afternoon.
Kick off time from Penn St is set for 12PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The betting odds from this college football game have the home side Penn St Nittany Lions favored by -10 points with a total lined at 56 points.
Illinois has lost three straight to fall to 3-4 on the season after a 42-3 home defeat last week to the Michigan St Spartans as a +7 ½ point betting odds underdog. The game went under 48 ½ points. The Fighting Illini fell behind 14-3 in the first half and get shutout in the second.
They gained just 128 yards with their offense with 25 rushing yards for under 1 ½ yards per carry. Nathan Scheelhaase hit on 13 of 21 passes for 103 yards and a pick. Illinois had trouble moving the football with 3 of 10 conversions on third down. They lose the time of possession battle by 18 minutes. Defensively the Fighting Illini allowed the Spartans 477 yards with 269 running for 5 yards a carry.
Penn St drops to 4-3 on their 2013 campaign following a 63-14 road loss to the Ohio St Buckeyes as a +15 point betting odds underdog. The total landed over 57 points. The Nittany Lions fell behind 42-7 at the half.
The team put up 357 offensive yards with 120 rushing for 3 yards a carry. They turned the football over three times and took none away from the Buckeyes. The Penn St defense was torched by 686 yards gained by the Ohio St offense with 408 running for 8 yards per carry.
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