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Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Illinois Fighting Illini

The Cincinnati Bearcats and the Illinois Fighting Illini will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Memorial Stadium.

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 42-7 winner at home against Purdue. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (49) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Illinois won its last outing, a 42-34 result against Southern Illinois on August 31. Illinois failed to cover in that game as a 16.5-point favorite, while the 76 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Team records:
Cincinnati: 1-0 SU, 1-0 ATS
Illinois: 1-0 SU, 0-1 ATS

Cincinnati most recently:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 9-1

Illinois most recently:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Cincinnati is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
Illinois is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Illinois is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Illinois is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games
Illinois is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games

Next up:
Cincinnati home to Northwestern State, Saturday, September 14
Illinois home to Washington, Saturday, September 14