The Rutgers Scarlet Knights host the Illinois Fighting Illini in week 7 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 12:00 PM ET, at High Point Solutions Stadium.
The Illinois Fighting Illini (1-4) suffered from a 34-31 loss to the Purdue Boilermakers in week 6. Chayce Crouch threw for 142 yards in 10 of 14 passes. On the ground, Crouch rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns in 17 carries while Reggie Corbin had 92 yards in 11 carries. Kendrick Foster had 55 yards and a touchdown. Malik Turner led in receiving with 129 yards in nine catches while Corbin had 30 yards in a catch.
On the offense, Illinois football averages 199.4 yards in passing and 182.2 yards in rushing. On the defense, Illinois football allows 207.6 yards in passing and 191.6 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights (2-4) suffered from a 78-0 loss to the Michigan Wolverines in week 6. Chris Laviano threw for 6 yards in 1 of 8 passes. On the ground, Trey Sneed rushed for 27 yards in eight carries while Robert Martin had 23 yards in 11 carries. Jawuan Harris led in receiving with five yards in two receptions.
On the offense, Rutgers football averages 117.7 yards in passing and 166.3 yards in rushing. On the defense, Rutgers football allows 183.5 yards in passing and 269.7 yards in rushing against their opponents.
Illinois vs Rutgers football game schedule:
Date: October 15, 2016
Kick Off Time: 12:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ESPNN
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Odds and Point Spread: -6.0 Illinois