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Illinois Fighting Illini Hosting the WKU Hilltoppers Week 2 Odds and Betting Pick

WKU visits Illinois on Saturday, hoping to send the Fighting Illini to a loss while also covering the spread in college football betting action at Memorial Stadium-Champaign.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Illinois Fighting Illini were sitting as 7.5-point underdogs earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark picked a 47-15 result in favor of the Hilltoppers. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

WKU Hilltoppers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois Fighting Illini sport a record of 1-0 and 0-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the WKU Hilltoppers sit at 1-0 and 0-1 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 0-1 for the Fighting Illini and 0-1 for the Hilltoppers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Illinois vs WKU injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Illinois Fighting Illini at No. 130 and the WKU Hilltoppers at No. 3 heading into this contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Lucky Jackson was good for 144 receiving yards in the Hilltoppers's most recent action, helping his team to a 31-17 victory over the Colonels.

The Fighting Illini grabbed a Week 1 victory over the Cardinals in their last game, winning 24-21 at Memorial Stadium-Champaign.

Betting Trends
  • Western Kentucky is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Western Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Western Kentucky's last 10 games
  • Western Kentucky is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Illinois is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Illinois is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Illinois's last 6 games
  • Illinois is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

WKU home to LA Tech, Saturday, September 16th
Illinois at USF, Friday, September 15th