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

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

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Can the Illinois Fighting Illini (1-3) end their three-game losing streak? We’ll find out on Saturday, as the program is set for their annual rivalry game against the Purdue Boilermakers (2-2)

Here’s all the information you’ll need to catch the game. For a more in-depth look at Illinois’ opponent, make sure to check out our Week 6 preview.


How to Watch Illinois vs. Purdue

Game Time: 2:30pm CT (2:42pm CT kickoff)

TV Channel: Big Ten Network

Online Streaming: BTN2Go

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 9-point favorite for today’s game. The over/under has also been set at 53.5 points. Both numbers will likely change before kickoff.


Illinois Fighting Illini Advanced Stats Profile

Head Coach: Lovie Smith (1-3)
Leading Passer: Wes Lunt (798 YDS, 7 TD, 1 INT)
Leading Rusher: Kendrick Foster (221 YDS, 3 TD)
Leading Receiver: Malik Turner (280 YDS, 3 TD)

Record: 1-3 | Second-order wins (diff.): 1.2 (0.2) | S&P+ Rk: 70
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% 51.9 73% 76% 80%
10-Sep North Carolina 27 23-48 L 1% -20.3 19% 6% 51%
17-Sep Western Michigan 48 10-34 L 9% -11.5 58% 37% 72%
1-Oct at Nebraska 23 16-31 L 12% -10.1 58% 47% 83%
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Win
Probability
Proj.
W-L
Proj.
Margin
Proj.
Score
Cumulative
Proj. Wins
8-Oct Purdue 100 76% W 12.1 34.7 - 22.6 1.76
15-Oct at Rutgers 104 68% W 8.0 31.9 - 24.0 2.44
22-Oct at Michigan 3 5% L -28.0 13.5 - 41.4 2.49
29-Oct Minnesota 44 39% L -5.0 26.6 - 31.6 2.87
5-Nov Michigan State 58 47% L -1.3 27.2 - 28.5 3.34
12-Nov at Wisconsin 18 18% L -16.1 17.4 - 33.4 3.52
19-Nov Iowa 34 36% L -6.3 26.9 - 33.2 3.88
26-Nov at Northwestern 68 42% L -3.4 23.4 - 26.8 4.30
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 27.4 77 28.1 57
Points Per Game 25.3 92 29.0 75

Purdue Boilermakers Advanced Stats Profile

Head Coach: Darrell Hazell (8-32)
Leading Passer: David Blough (1,078 YDS, 6 TD, 7 INT)
Leading Rusher: Markell Jones (339 YDS, 2 TD)
Leading Receiver: Domonique Young (279 YDS, 1 TD)

Record: 2-2 | Second-order wins (diff.): 1.9 (-0.1) | S&P+ Rk: 100
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep Eastern Kentucky N/A 45-24 W 92% 12.0 55% 58% 53%
10-Sep Cincinnati 75 20-38 L 5% -13.6 25% 57% 6%
24-Sep Nevada 114 24-14 W 94% 13.3 56% 29% 78%
1-Oct at Maryland 40 7-50 L 0% -45.9 27% 9% 31%
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Win
Probability
Proj.
W-L
Proj.
Margin
Proj.
Score
Cumulative
Proj. Wins
8-Oct at Illinois 70 24% L -12.1 22.6 - 34.7 2.24
15-Oct Iowa 34 18% L -15.9 23.8 - 39.7 2.42
22-Oct at Nebraska 23 8% L -24.3 20.1 - 44.4 2.50
29-Oct Penn State 38 18% L -15.6 21.8 - 37.4 2.69
5-Nov at Minnesota 44 13% L -19.6 21.0 - 40.6 2.82
12-Nov Northwestern 68 32% L -8.0 22.8 - 30.8 3.14
19-Nov Wisconsin 18 12% L -20.7 16.8 - 37.4 3.25
26-Nov at Indiana 49 14% L -18.4 21.9 - 40.3 3.40
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 24.5 101 32.8 89
Points Per Game 24.0 94 31.5 94