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How to Watch Illinois vs. Northwestern: 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. Northwestern

Game Time: 11:00am CT

TV Channel: BTN

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.


Illinois Fighting Illini Advanced Stats Profile

Head Coach: Lovie Smith (3-8)
Leading Passer: Wes Lunt (999 YDS, 6 TD, 2 INT)
Leading Rusher: Kendrick Foster (721 YDS, 7 TD)
Leading Receiver: Malik Turner (548 YDS, 4 TD)

Record: 3-8 | Second-order wins (diff.): 3.2 (0.2) | S&P+ Rk: 105
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 80% 68% 81%
10-Sep North Carolina 22 23-48 L 1% -20.2 52% 25% 37%
17-Sep Western Michigan 24 10-34 L 8% -11.2 86% 44% 87%
1-Oct at Nebraska 26 16-31 L 10% -10.2 75% 49% 41%
8-Oct Purdue 120 31-34 L 45% -1.0 7% 40% 12%
15-Oct at Rutgers 123 24-7 W 84% 7.9 13% 16% 37%
22-Oct at Michigan 2 8-41 L 0% -43.4 15% 37% 38%
29-Oct Minnesota 49 17-40 L 2% -15.9 16% 11% 57%
5-Nov Michigan State 59 31-27 W 69% 4.0 40% 63% 57%
12-Nov at Wisconsin 10 3-48 L 0% -42.3 10% 11% 6%
19-Nov Iowa 36 0-28 L 0% -27.0 9% 3% 60%
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Win
Probability
Proj.
W-L
Proj.
Margin
Proj.
Score
Cumulative
Proj. Wins
26-Nov at Northwestern 50 15% L -17.6 16.5 - 34.1 3.15
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 19.3 119 29.7 71
Points Per Game 19.5 121 31.0 84

Northwestern Wildcats Advanced Stats Profile

Head Coach: Pat Fitzgerald (75-62)
Leading Passer: Clayton Thorson (2,847 YDS, 20 TD, 8 INT)
Leading Rusher: Justin Jackson (1,127 YDS, 9 TD)
Leading Receiver: Austin Carr (1,170 YDS, 12 TD)

Record: 5-6 | Second-order wins (diff.): 5.4 (0.4) | S&P+ Rk: 50
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
4-Sep Western Michigan 24 21-22 L 65% 3.0 98% 74% 96%
10-Sep Illinois State N/A 7-9 L 23% -5.8 18% 3% 63%
17-Sep Duke 75 24-13 W 76% 5.7 84% 43% 70%
24-Sep Nebraska 26 13-24 L 6% -12.4 71% 53% 29%
1-Oct at Iowa 36 38-31 W 88% 9.4 95% 76% 73%
15-Oct at Michigan State 59 54-40 W 45% -1.1 28% 85% 16%
22-Oct Indiana 52 24-14 W 73% 4.8 51% 54% 78%
29-Oct at Ohio State 3 20-24 L 46% -0.8 72% 86% 73%
5-Nov Wisconsin 10 7-21 L 15% -8.1 30% 37% 70%
12-Nov at Purdue 120 45-17 W 100% 24.9 71% 81% 63%
19-Nov at Minnesota 49 12-29 L 4% -14.1 19% 17% 55%
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Win
Probability
Proj.
W-L
Proj.
Margin
Proj.
Score
Cumulative
Proj. Wins
26-Nov Illinois 105 85% W 17.6 34.1 - 16.5 5.85
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 29.0 68 23.1 28
Points Per Game 24.1 100 22.2 29