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Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Penn State Nittany Lions: Start Time, TV Channel, Online Streaming, Advanced Stats, and Odds

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Information for Illinois' game against Penn State.

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Illinois (4-3) @ Penn State (6-2)

Saturday, October 31st, 2015 | 11:00am CT

University Park, PA | Beaver Stadium (106,527)

Television: The game will televised on ESPN2

Announcers: Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht & Paul Carcaterra

Live Video Stream: ESPN will have a live stream available via WatchESPN.

Odds: Penn State (-4.5), Over/Under = 43

Radio: All Illinois football games air live on radio in the Champaign (WDWS 1400) and Chicago markets (WSCR 670). The game is also broadcasted on other stations throughout the state; check the Fighting Illini Radio Network for more information.

Advanced Stats:

Illinois Fighting Illini

Head Coach: Bill Cubit (4-3)
Passing Leader: Wes Lunt (1702 YDS, 9 TD, 3 INT)
Rushing Leader: Ke'Shawn Vaughn (447 YDS, 4 TD)
Receiving Leader: Geronimo Allison (700 YDS, 3 TD)

Record: 4-3 | Second-order wins (diff.): 3.6 (-0.4) | S&P+ Rk: 37
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Percentile
Performance
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Win
Expectancy
5-Sep Kent State 107 52-3 W 99% 58.3 100%
12-Sep Western Illinois N/A 44-0 W 94% 35.7 100%
19-Sep at North Carolina 39 14-48 L 31% -14.9 5%
26-Sep Middle Tennessee 86 27-25 W 53% -0.3 49%
3-Oct Nebraska 47 14-13 W 66% 4.0 68%
10-Oct at Iowa 16 20-29 L 39% -12.0 9%
24-Oct Wisconsin 19 13-24 L 55% -3.8 33%
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Win
Probability
Proj.
W-L
Proj.
Margin
Proj.
Score
Cumulative
Proj. Wins
31-Oct at Penn State 45 48% L -1.1 23.2 - 24.2 4.48
7-Nov at Purdue 94 78% W 13.4 30.9 - 17.5 5.26
14-Nov Ohio State 5 32% L -8.3 21.1 - 29.4 5.57
21-Nov at Minnesota 62 59% W 4.1 24.4 - 20.3 6.16
28-Nov vs. Northwestern 50 59% W 3.7 22.2 - 18.4 6.75

Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 26.8 82 17.1 10
Points Per Game 26.3 84 20.3 31

Penn State Nittany Lions

Head Coach: James Franklin (13-8)
Passing Leader: Christian Hackenberg (1708 YDS, 11 TD, 2 INT)
Rushing Leader: Saquon Barkley (632 YDS, 4 TD)
Receiving Leader: Chris Godwin (628 YDS, 2 TD)

Record: 6-2 | Second-order wins (diff.): 5.1 (-0.9) | S&P+ Rk: 45
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Percentile
Performance
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Win
Expectancy
5-Sep at Temple 28 10-27 L 39% -10.4 12%
12-Sep Buffalo 91 27-14 W 77% 13.8 94%
19-Sep Rutgers 100 28-3 W 95% 35.5 100%
26-Sep San Diego State 54 37-21 W 88% 17.4 98%
3-Oct Army 118 20-14 W 57% 4.6 70%
10-Oct Indiana 71 29-7 W 75% 11.0 89%
17-Oct at Ohio State 5 10-38 L 23% -22.4 1%
24-Oct vs. Maryland 81 31-30 W 47% 0.1 51%
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Win
Probability
Proj.
W-L
Proj.
Margin
Proj.
Score
Cumulative
Proj. Wins
31-Oct Illinois 37 52% W 1.1 24.2 - 23.2 6.52
7-Nov at Northwestern 50 45% L -2.2 20.9 - 23.1 6.97
21-Nov Michigan 2 18% L -16.1 14.0 - 30.1 7.15
28-Nov at Michigan State 27 34% L -7.4 23.7 - 31.1 7.49

Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 29.0 63 21.8 32
Points Per Game 24.0 98 19.3 26