The Michigan Wolverines host the Illinois Fighting Illini in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 3:30 PM ET, at Michigan Stadium.
The Illinois Fighting Illini (2-4) are coming from a 24-7 win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in Week 7. Chayce Crouch threw for 92 yards and a touchdown in 6-for-14 passes. On the ground, Kendrick Foster rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown in 21 carries while Reggie Corbin had 90 yards in eight carries. Ke’Shawn Vaughn led in receiving with 61 yards in a reception while Malik Turner had 18 yards in two receptions. Foster had five yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, Illinois football averages 181.5 yards in passing and 189.8 yards in rushing. On the defense, Illinois football allows 203.3 yards in passing and 185.2 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Michigan Wolverines (6-0) are coming from a 78-0 win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in Week 6. Wilton Speight threw for 100 yards and a touchdown in 6-for-13 passes. On the ground, Chris Evans rushed for 153 yards in 11 carries while Karan Higdon had 108 yards and two touchdowns in 13 attempts. Ty Isaac had 99 yards and two touchdowns. Amara Darboh led in receiving with 65 yards in two receptions while Jehu Chesson had 34 yards and a touchdown in two receptions. Khalid Hill had 19 yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, Michigan football averages 215.0 yards in passing and 255.0 yards in rushing. On the defense, Michigan football allows 113.7 yards in passing and 99.2 yards in rushing against their opponents.
Illinois vs Michigan football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time Time: 3:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: BTN
Live Stream: BTN Stream
Odds and Point Spread: -35.0 Michigan