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Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers: TV Information, Online Streaming, Advanced Stats, Odds, and News

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Information for Illinois' game against Minnesota.

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Illinois (5-5) @ Minnesota (4-6)

Saturday, November 21st, 2015 | 11:00am CT

Minneapolis, MN | TCF Bank Stadium (50,720)

Television: The game will televised on ESPNNews

Announcers: Eamon McAnaney & Rocky Boiman

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

Odds: Minnesota (-4.5), Over/Under = 47

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.

Predict the Score:

Advanced Stats:

Illinois Fighting Illini

Head Coach: Bill Cubit (5-5)
Passing Leader: Wes Lunt (2241 YDS, 12 TD, 4 INT)
Rushing Leader: Ke'Shawn Vaughn (661 YDS, 6 TD)
Receiving Leader: Geronimo Allison (794 YDS, 3 TD)

Record: 5-5 | Second-order wins (diff.): 4.6 (-0.4) | S&P+ Rk: 44
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Percentile
Performance
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Win
Expectancy
5-Sep Kent State 113 52-3 W 99% 58.9 100%
12-Sep Western Illinois N/A 44-0 W 96% 35.8 100%
19-Sep at North Carolina 30 14-48 L 38% -14.8 4%
26-Sep Middle Tennessee 77 27-25 W 57% -0.3 49%
3-Oct Nebraska 54 14-13 W 70% 4.0 69%
10-Oct at Iowa 28 20-29 L 42% -11.9 8%
24-Oct Wisconsin 18 13-24 L 61% -3.7 33%
31-Oct at Penn State 32 0-39 L 9% -35.0 0%
7-Nov at Purdue 88 48-14 W 94% 29.8 100%
14-Nov Ohio State 3 3-28 L 16% -33.3 0%
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Win
Probability
Proj.
W-L
Proj.
Margin
Proj.
Score
Cumulative
Proj. Wins
21-Nov at Minnesota 41 40% L -4.3 21.4 - 25.7 5.40
28-Nov vs. Northwestern 58 55% W 2.1 21.4 - 19.4 5.95
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 25.0 96 18.2 9
Points Per Game 23.5 99 22.3 34

Minnesota Golden Gophers

Head Coach: Tracy Claeys (0-3)
Passing Leader: Mitch Leidner (2167 YDS, 11 TD, 7 INT)
Rushing Leader: Rodney Smith (550 YDS, 1 TD)
Receiving Leader: KJ Maye (630 YDS, 4 TD)

Record: 4-6 | Second-order wins (diff.): 4.6 (0.6) | S&P+ Rk: 41
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Percentile
Performance
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Win
Expectancy
3-Sep TCU 29 17-23 L 52% -9.8 12%
12-Sep at Colorado State 72 23-20 W 61% -2.0 41%
19-Sep Kent State 113 10-7 W 92% 24.5 100%
26-Sep Ohio 73 27-24 W 70% 2.9 64%
3-Oct at Northwestern 58 0-27 L 18% -21.7 0%
10-Oct at Purdue 88 41-13 W 95% 29.2 100%
17-Oct Nebraska 54 25-48 L 32% -13.9 5%
31-Oct Michigan 5 26-29 L 78% 0.4 52%
7-Nov at Ohio State 3 14-28 L 49% -13.4 5%
14-Nov at Iowa 28 35-40 L 82% 6.1 77%
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Win
Probability
Proj.
W-L
Proj.
Margin
Proj.
Score
Cumulative
Proj. Wins
21-Nov Illinois 44 60% W 4.3 25.7 - 21.4 4.60
28-Nov Wisconsin 18 47% L -1.2 23.1 - 24.3 5.07
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 29.2 63 21.7 29
Points Per Game 21.8 108 25.9 59

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