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Illinois at Penn State Game Matchup
Illinois Fighting Illini at Penn State Nittany Lions (#7)
Saturday, October 23rd 2021 (12:00 PM EDT)
Penn State -24.5 (46.0)
Beaver Stadium - University Park, PA
 
Illinois's 2021 Schedule
Sat, 8/28  Nebraska at Illinois (+6.5/52.0)   W 30 - 22
Sat, 9/4  UT San Antonio at Illinois (-4.5/52.0)   L 30 - 37
Sat, 9/11  Illinois at Virginia (-10.5/57.0)   L 14 - 42
Fri, 9/17  Maryland at Illinois (+7.0/61.5)   L 17 - 20
Sat, 9/25  Illinois at Purdue (-10.5/53.5)   L 9 - 13
Sat, 10/2  Charlotte at Illinois (-10.0/54.0)   W 24 - 14
Sat, 10/9  Wisconsin at Illinois (+12.5/42.0)   L 0 - 24
                  BYE WEEK
Sat, 10/23  Illinois at Penn State (-24.5/46.0)   W 20 - 18
Sat, 10/30  Rutgers at Illinois (+1.5/41.5)   L 14 - 20
Sat, 11/6  Illinois at Minnesota (-14.5/44.5)   W 14 - 6
                  BYE WEEK
Sat, 11/20  Illinois at Iowa (-12.0/37.5)   L 23 - 33
Sat, 11/27  Northwestern at Illinois (-7.0/45.0)   W 47 - 14

Penn State's 2021 Schedule
Sat, 9/4  Penn State at Wisconsin (-5.5/48.5)   W 16 - 10
Sat, 9/11  Ball State at Penn State (-23.0/58.0)   W 44 - 13
Sat, 9/18  Auburn at Penn State (-4.0/53.0)   W 28 - 20
Sat, 9/25  Villanova at Penn State (-29.5/53.0)   W 38 - 17
Sat, 10/2  Indiana at Penn State (-12.0/54.5)   W 24 - 0
Sat, 10/9  Penn State at Iowa (-2.5/41.0)   L 20 - 23
                  BYE WEEK
Sat, 10/23  Illinois at Penn State (-24.5/46.0)   L 18 - 20
Sat, 10/30  Penn State at Ohio State (-18.5/60.5)   L 24 - 33
Sat, 11/6  Penn State at Maryland (+10.0/56.5)   W 31 - 14
Sat, 11/13  Michigan at Penn State (+2.5/48.0)   L 17 - 21
Sat, 11/20  Rutgers at Penn State (-14.0/44.5)   W 28 - 0
Sat, 11/27  Penn State at Michigan State (+3.5/51.5)   L 27 - 30
Sat, 1/1  Penn State at Arkansas (-3.5/51.0)   L 10 - 24

Illinois's 2021 Record

Record: 5 - 7
Record vs Spread: 7 - 4 - 1
Record on Road: 2 - 3
Record vs Spread on Road: 2 - 1 - 0
Record as Dog vs Spread: 6 - 3 - 0
Record as Road Dog vs Spread: 0 - 1 - 0








Penn State's 2021 Record

Record: 7 - 6
Record vs Spread: 7 - 6 - 0
Record at home: 5 - 2
Record vs Spread at home: 5 - 3 - 0
Record as Fav vs Spread: 4 - 3 - 0
Record as Home Fav vs Spread: 4 - 2 - 0








Illinois's S&P Ratings
Illinois's 2021 Overall S&P Rating: 4.3
Illinois's Offense S&P Rating: 23.2
Illinois's Defense S&P Rating: 21.8
Illinois's Special Teams S&P Rating:

Illinois's 2020 Overall S&P Rating: -4.1
Illinois's 2019 Overall S&P Rating: 0.6
Illinois's 2018 Overall S&P Rating: -7.9

Big Ten's 2021 S&P Rating: 9.5

Matchup Stats
Illinois: 4.3   Penn State: 14.3
S&P Line: Penn State -10 (-13 HFA)

When Illinois has the ball
Illinois: 23.2 vs Penn State: 14.6

When Penn State has the ball
Penn State: 28.0 vs Illinois: 21.8

Penn State's S&P Ratings
Penn State's 2021 Overall S&P Rating: 14.3
Penn State's Offense S&P Rating: 28.0
Penn State's Defense S&P Rating: 14.6
Penn State's Special Teams S&P Rating:

Penn State's 2020 Overall S&P Rating: 15.2
Penn State's 2019 Overall S&P Rating: 24.3
Penn State's 2018 Overall S&P Rating: 19.0

Big Ten's 2021 S&P Rating: 9.5


Illinois
Illinois's 2021 Talent Rating: 630.16
Illinois's 2020 Talent Rating: 644.09
Illinois's 2019 Talent Rating: 660.43
Illinois's 2018 Talent Rating: 562.67

Average Big Ten Talent Rating is 713.36

Average Power Five Talent: 721.5
Average FBS Talent: 567.02


Penn State
Penn State's 2021 Talent Rating: 820.72
Penn State's 2020 Talent Rating: 850.70
Penn State's 2019 Talent Rating: 848.08
Penn State's 2018 Talent Rating: 834.24

Average Big Ten Talent Rating is 713.36

Average Power Five Talent: 721.5
Average FBS Talent: 567.02


Illinois Scoring
Offense: 20.2 PPG
Offense on Road: 16
Defense: 21.9 PPG
Defense on Road: 22.4
Matchup Scoring
ILL Projected Points: 18.8
PSU Projected Points: 23.5
Projected PSU: 25.3 - ILL: 14.5
Alt Projected PSU: 24.4 - ILL: 16.7
Penn State Scoring
Offense: 25 PPG
Offense at Home: 28.1
Defense: 17.3 PPG
Defense at Home: 13