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Fighting Illini take on Hoosiers in Week 6 contest

Illinois Fighting IlliniIndiana Hoosiers
Oct 8, 2:30 PM | Turf of Memorial Stadium

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds

5-0TEAM RECORD1-4

Indiana looks to cover the Hoosiers-Fighting Illini point spread this week and improve its overall 1-4 mark when they host Illinois in Week 6 action.

The Hoosiers are 1-4 so far on the season, and 3-2 ATS vs. the number. The Fighting Illini, meanwhile, are 5-0 and 2-3 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Indiana go 2-3 and the Fighting Illini go 2-3 on the totals.

View Illinois vs Indiana Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Bettors looking to side with the Hoosiers in this one will find them as 17-point underdogs. Check back soon to see where the over under opens.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Hoosiers sit at No. 100 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Fighting Illini are at No. 3 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Fighting Illini will win this game 41-24.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Indiana's No. 90-ranked offense, averaging 24 PPG, against a Fighting Illini defense that ranks No. 23 this week at 17.4 PPG. The Hoosiers aerial game is averaging 256.2 yards per game, more than the Fighting Illini secondary allows through the air, 216.6 YPG per game.

In their last action, Illinois was a 38-35 winner at home against Northwestern. They failed to cover the 9.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (73) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Indiana was a 16-10 loser at home against Penn State. They covered the 14–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (26) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Illinois Fighting Illini Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 1-9

A few Fighting Illini at Hoosiers trends to consider:
Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Illinois's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Illinois's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Illinois's last 9 games when playing Indiana
Indiana is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 9 games when playing Illinois
Indiana is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
Indiana is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Illinois home to Ohio State, Saturday, October 15
Indiana at Wisconsin, Saturday, October 15

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