Illinois vs Kansas Football Odds

The Fighting Illini will play the Jayhawks on Friday, September 8th, 2023. The matchup takes place at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Watch this exciting Week 2 matchup at 7:30 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on ESPN2.

Learn more about College Football betting with our handy tutorial and guide. We explain spread, total and money line bets.


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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023 college football season has begun, with Illinois and Kansas scheduled to matchup at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. First, let's review each team's stats from the 2022 season to get an idea of what we can expect on gameday.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Illinois had a 98.67 conference power ranking in the 2022 season. The conference power ranking for Kansas in the 2022 season was 94.67.
  • Away Illinois - At the end of the 2022 regular season, Illinois had a 3-2 record as an away team, ranking them 2nd in the Big Ten Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Kansas - Kansas finished the 2022 regular season with a 4-2 record as a home team. They ranked 3rd in the Big 12 Conference for home team wins in 2022.
  • Points Scored - Illinois wound up 4th (315) in the Big Ten Conference, with Kansas ranked 2nd (463) for points scored in the 2022 Big 12 Conference.
  • Points Against - Illinois finished 7th (166) in the Big Ten Conference for points scored by opponents in 2022. Kansas wound up 1st (461) in the 2022 Big 12 Conference for points against.
  • Team Records - Illinois had a 8-5 regular season overall record, with Kansas notching a 6-7 regular season standing last year.

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Get ready for a wild ride as Illinois takes on Kansas in Week 2... at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium! Illinois ended last season at 8-5... while Kansas finished with a 6-7 standing, making this matchup intriguing.

In the 2023-24 college football regular season opener, both teams are hungry for a win... (and rightfully so!) With the crowd roaring, Illinois will have to overcome the hostile environment... and Kansas will aim to defend their home turf.

The game on September 8th promises to be a thrilling faceoff, full of surprises... and you can bet on this game with SportsBetting3.com. Be sure to review the odds below before placing your bets.

Will Illinois continue their momentum from last season? Or will Kansas rise to the occasion and secure a victory at home? Tune in to find out and witness the excitement unfold at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium!

Best Fighting Illini at Jayhawks Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Illinois
Favorite

Kansas
Kansas has a -3.5 -109 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Illinois has a +3.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. Illinois is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 56.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 57 points. Risk $113 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Illinois
Favorite

Kansas
Kansas is the -162 moneyline favorite. Risk $162 to win $100 on Kansas at BetRivers. Illinois is the +145 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $145 on Illinois. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Illinois vs Kansas College Football game on Friday, September 8th, 2023?

Kansas is a -3.5 -109 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Illinois is a +3.5 -110 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Illinois vs Kansas College Football game on Friday, September 8th, 2023?

The best over line is 56.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 57 -113 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $113 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Illinois vs Kansas College Football game on Friday, September 8th, 2023?

Kansas is a -162 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and Illinois is a +145 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

College Football Odds Example

College Football Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
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Illinois
Kansas
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
+3.5 -112-3.5 -109
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Underdog Illinois - Illinois bettors risk $100 to win $89.29 at -112 odds.

A +3.5 Illinois underdog bet wins if they lose by 3 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 4 or more.

Favorite Kansas - Kansas bettors risk $100 to win $91.74 at -109 odds.

A -3.5 Kansas favorite bet wins if they win by 4 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 3 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Illinois at Kansas Prop Bets

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College Football Prop Bets
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BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Bet
Illinois
Kansas
First Team To Score
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
-105-130Bet
Illinois
Kansas
Last Team To Score
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
-104-136Bet
Illinois
Kansas
Tie
First to 15 Points
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
+107-165+6600Bet
Illinois
Kansas
Tie
First to 20 Points
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
+115-159+2400Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Illinois
Kansas
Tie
First to 25 Points
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
+148-127+525Bet
Illinois
Kansas
Tie
First to 30 Points
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
+200+110+220Bet
Illinois
Kansas
Tie
First to 35 Points
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
+340+195-127Bet
Illinois
Kansas
Tie
First to 40 Points
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
+650+375-360Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Illinois
Team Total Points
ILL at KU
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
27.5 o -12027.5 u -112Bet
Kansas
Team Total Points
ILL at KU
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
30.5 o -10930.5 u -120Bet
Illinois
To Score First & Win
ILL at KU
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
Yes +265No -385Bet
Kansas
To Score First & Win
ILL at KU
9/08/23 7:30pm EDT
Yes +155No -210Bet

Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 2
Illinois vs Kansas
Friday, September 8th, 2023
KU 34, ILL 23
David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium
Kansas by 11

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - Illinois, Kansas
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
Big 12
#23 Kansas5-40.556944523455-23-2W2
Big Ten West
Illinois3-60.333572943533-42-3L2

Illinois & Kansas Futures Odds

Latest NCAA Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review odds for other teams and learn the best College Football bets.

Illinois Championship Odds
2024-25 Illinois NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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Illinois
+80000
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Kansas Championship Odds
2024-25 Kansas NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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Kansas
+25000
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+15000
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Team Schedules & Results


2023-24 Illinois Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Toledo vs
Illinois
ILL 30, TOL 28
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Illinois vs
Kansas
KU 34, ILL 23
Friday, September 8th, 2023
Week 3Penn State vs
Illinois
PSU 30, ILL 13
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Florida Atlantic vs
Illinois
ILL 23, FAU 17
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Illinois vs
Purdue
PUR 44, ILL 19
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Nebraska vs
Illinois
NEB 20, ILL 7
Friday, October 6th, 2023
Week 7Illinois vs
Maryland
ILL 27, MD 24
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 8Wisconsin vs
Illinois
WIS 25, ILL 21
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 10Illinois vs
Minnesota
ILL 27, MINN 26
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Indiana vs
Illinois
ILL 48, IU 45 (OT)
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Illinois vs
Iowa
IOWA 15, ILL 13
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Northwestern vs
Illinois
NU 45, ILL 43
Saturday, November 25th, 2023


2023-24 Kansas Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Missouri State vs
Kansas
KU 48, MOST 17
Friday, September 1st, 2023
Week 2Illinois vs
Kansas
KU 34, ILL 23
Friday, September 8th, 2023
Week 3Kansas vs
Nevada
KU 31, NEV 24
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4BYU vs
Kansas
KU 38, BYU 27
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Kansas vs
Texas
TEX 40, KU 14
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6UCF vs
Kansas
KU 51, UCF 22
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 7Kansas vs
Oklahoma State
OKST 39, KU 32
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 9Oklahoma vs
Kansas
KU 38, OU 33
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10Kansas vs
Iowa State
KU 28, ISU 21
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Texas Tech vs
Kansas
TTU 16, KU 13
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Kansas State vs
Kansas
KSU 31, KU 27
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Kansas vs
Cincinnati
KU 49, CIN 16
Saturday, November 25th, 2023
BowlsKansas vs
UNLV
Guaranteed Rate Bowl
KU 49, UNLV 36
Tuesday, December 26th, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Illinois vs Kansas College Football Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Friday, September 8th, 2023 at 7:30 pm EDT, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Football page, look for the Illinois vs Kansas Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Football page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Illinois vs Kansas Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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