The No. 7 Penn State Nittany Lions (2-0) face a Big Ten matchup against the Illinois Fighting Illini (1-1). For odds and best bets, keep reading.

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When and Where is Penn State vs. Illinois?

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • Channel: FOX
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • City: Champaign, Illinois
  • Venue: Memorial Stadium (Champaign, IL)

Best Moneyline Bet

  • Prediction: Penn State 29, Illinois 28
  • Penn State has been the moneyline favorite just one other time so far this season, a game they won.
  • The Nittany Lions have played as a moneyline favorite of -650 or shorter in only one game this season, which they won.
  • Illinois lost the only game it has played as the underdog this season.
  • The Fighting Illini have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +475 moneyline set for this game.
  • Based on this contest's moneyline, the Nittany Lions have an implied win probability of 86.7%.

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Against the Spread Pick

  • Pick ATS: Illinois (+14.5)
  • Penn State has one win against the spread in one games this season.
  • The Nittany Lions covered the spread in their only game when favored by 14.5 points or more.
  • Illinois is winless versus the spread this season.

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Best Over/Under Pick

  • Pick OU: Over (47.5)
  • The over/under for the game of 47.5 is 29.5 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for Penn State (50.5 points per game) and Illinois (26.5 points per game).

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Splits Tables

Penn State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 48.5 48.5
Implied Total AVG 35 35
ATS Record 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0
Over/Under Record 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 51.5 45.5 57.5
Implied Total AVG 29 27 31
ATS Record 0-2-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
Over/Under Record 1-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1

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