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How to Watch Illinois vs. Rutgers: Game Time, TV Channel, Online Streaming & Odds

Here’s all the information you need for Saturday’s game.

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How to Watch Illinois vs. Rutgers

Game Time: 11:00am CT (11:00am CT kickoff)

TV Channel: ESPNews

Online Streaming: WatchESPN

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.

Other audio options for fans that don’t live close enough include SiriusXM and the Fighting Illini TuneIn stream(embedded below).

Latest Odds: At the time of this draft, Illinois has been designated as a 6-point favorite for today’s game. The over/under has also been set at 55.5 points. Both numbers will likely change before kickoff.


Illinois Fighting Illini Advanced Stats Profile

Head Coach: Lovie Smith (1-4)
Leading Passer: Wes Lunt (840 YDS, 6 TD, 1 INT)
Leading Rusher: Kendrick Foster (276 YDS, 4 TD)
Leading Receiver: Malik Turner (409 YDS, 3 TD)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 1-4 | Second-order wins (diff.): 1.6 (0.6) | S&P+ Rk: 73
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep Murray State N/A 52-3 W 100% 51.6 75% 75% 80%
10-Sep North Carolina 37 23-48 L 1% -20.2 9% 11% 36%
17-Sep Western Michigan 61 10-34 L 8% -11.4 19% 29% 77%
1-Oct at Nebraska 24 16-31 L 11% -10.1 56% 47% 83%
8-Oct Purdue 90 31-34 L 44% -1.1 44% 56% 26%
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Win
Probability
Proj.
W-L
Proj.
Margin
Proj.
Score
Cumulative
Proj. Wins
15-Oct at Rutgers 106 64% W 6.4 29.7 - 23.4 1.64
22-Oct at Michigan 2 3% L -33.0 7.7 - 40.8 1.67
29-Oct Minnesota 38 33% L -7.4 24.8 - 32.2 2.01
5-Nov Michigan State 60 48% L -0.8 27.2 - 28.0 2.49
12-Nov at Wisconsin 25 18% L -15.6 16.5 - 32.0 2.67
19-Nov Iowa 41 34% L -7.3 24.2 - 31.5 3.01
26-Nov at Northwestern 62 37% L -5.6 24.4 - 30.0 3.38
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 28.5 70 30.5 70
Points Per Game 26.4 85 30.0 86

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Advanced Stats Profile

Head Coach: Chris Ash (2-4)

Leading Passer: Chris Laviano (686 YDS, 5 TD, 2 INT)
Leading Rusher: Robert Martin (421 YDS, 1 TD)
Leading Receiver: Jawuan Harris (200 YDS, 2 TD)

Record: 2-4 | Second-order wins (diff.): 1.6 (-0.4) | S&P+ Rk: 106
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep at Washington 7 13-48 L 0% -29.4 79% 43% 81%
10-Sep Howard N/A 52-14 W 99% 20.9 43% 31% 11%
17-Sep New Mexico 93 37-28 W 39% -2.2 55% 25% 75%
24-Sep Iowa 41 7-14 L 20% -6.9 59% 32% 67%
1-Oct at Ohio State 3 0-58 L 0% -63.1 25% 12% 22%
8-Oct Michigan 2 0-78 L 0% -82.0 23% 8% 15%
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Win
Probability
Proj.
W-L
Proj.
Margin
Proj.
Score
Cumulative
Proj. Wins
15-Oct Illinois 73 36% L -6.4 23.4 - 29.7 2.36
22-Oct at Minnesota 38 11% L -21.3 15.0 - 36.2 2.47
5-Nov Indiana 45 21% L -14.0 18.7 - 32.7 2.68
12-Nov at Michigan State 60 20% L -14.7 17.4 - 32.0 2.87
19-Nov Penn State 17 10% L -22.5 14.2 - 36.8 2.97
26-Nov at Maryland 52 16% L -17.4 17.7 - 35.1 3.13
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 19.2 120 28.0 58
Points Per Game 18.2 123 40.0 119