Penn State vs Illinois Football Odds

The Nittany Lions will play the Fighting Illini on Saturday, September 16th, 2023. The matchup takes place at Memorial Stadium (Champaign, IL). Watch this exciting Week 3 matchup at 12:00 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on FOX.

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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023 college football season continues with Penn State matching up against Illinois at Memorial Stadium (Champaign, IL). Let's review how each team is doing so far to better understand how this game will play out.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Penn State has a 100.00 conference power ranking for the 2023 season so far. The 2023 conference power ranking for Illinois is 97.33.
  • Away Penn State - Penn State currently has a 0-0 record as an away team for the 2023 regular season, ranking them 2nd in the Big Ten Conference for away team wins. Not much can be concluded from this stat just yet, so stay tuned.
  • Home Illinois - So far, Illinois has a 1-0 record as a home team. They currently rank 2nd in the Big Ten Conference for home team wins in 2023. Keep tabs on this figure, as it will change in the coming weeks.
  • Points Scored - Penn State ranks 1st (101) in the Big Ten Conference, with Illinois currently ranking 3rd (53) for points scored in the 2023 Big Ten Conference.
  • Points Against - Penn State stands 3rd (22) in the Big Ten Conference for points scored by opponents in 2023. Illinois sits at 1st (62) in the 2023 Big Ten Conference for points against in the 2023 season.
  • Team Records - Penn State has a 2-0 regular season overall record, with Illinois currently possessing a 1-1 regular season standing for the 2023 NCAAF season.

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Ahoy there, sports fans! It's time for a wild ride at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, IL... this Saturday, September 16th! Strap on your lucky charms and get ready for a spectacular clash between the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Illinois Fighting Illini.

This early matchup of the 2023-24 college football regular season is a crucial home game for Illinois... They'll be fighting tooth and nail to defend their turf against the mighty Penn State. The Illini are hungry for a win, currently standing at 1-1... while the Nittany Lions are roaring with a perfect 2-0 record. It's going to be a nail-biter!

For all you risk-takers out there, head over to SportsBetting3.com to review this game's prop bets... Will Penn State's unstoppable offense continue their rampage, or will the Illini stage a monumental upset? It's time to compare the odds below and make your move!

So mark your calendars, folks, because this Saturday's showdown will be one for the history books... Will the Nittany Lions continue their winning streak, or will the Illini rise to the occasion? Only time will tell, but one thing's for sure: this game is going to be an absolute thriller!

Best Nittany Lions at Fighting Illini Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Illinois
Favorite

Penn State
Penn State has a -14 -113 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Illinois has a +14.5 -115 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
BetRivers has the best over line of 48 points. Risk $108 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 48.5 points. Risk $115 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Penn State
Favorite

Penn State
Penn State is the -650 moneyline favorite. Risk $650 to win $100 on Penn State at BetMGM. Penn State is the -650 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $650 to win $100 on Penn State. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Penn State vs Illinois College Football game on Saturday, September 16th, 2023?

Penn State is a -14 -113 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Illinois is a +14.5 -115 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Penn State vs Illinois College Football game on Saturday, September 16th, 2023?

The best over line is 48 -108 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $108 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 48.5 -115 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Penn State vs Illinois College Football game on Saturday, September 16th, 2023?

Penn State is a -650 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Penn State is a -650 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

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College Football Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Penn State
Illinois
9/16/23 12:00pm EDT
-14 -113+14 -108
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Underdog Illinois - Illinois bettors risk $100 to win $92.59 at -108 odds.

A +14 Illinois underdog bet wins if they lose by 13 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 14. Your bet loses if they lose by 15 or more.

Favorite Penn State - Penn State bettors risk $100 to win $88.5 at -113 odds.

A -14 Penn State favorite bet wins if they win by 15 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 14. Your bet loses if they win by 13 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Penn State at Illinois Prop Bets

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College Football Prop Bets
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Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 3
Penn State vs Illinois
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
PSU 30, ILL 13
Memorial Stadium (Champaign, IL)
Penn State by 17
2021
Week 8
Illinois vs Penn State
Saturday, October 23rd, 2021
ILL 20, PSU 18 (9OT)
Beaver Stadium
Illinois by 2
2020
Week 16
Illinois vs Penn State
Saturday, December 19th, 2020
PSU 56, ILL 21
Beaver Stadium
Penn State by 35

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - Penn State, Illinois
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
Big Ten East
#13 Penn State7-20.7781034711756-14-1L1
Big Ten West
Illinois3-60.333572943533-42-3L2

Penn State & Illinois Futures Odds

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

Penn State Championship Odds
2024-25 Penn State NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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Penn State
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Illinois Championship Odds
2024-25 Illinois NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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Illinois
+80000
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Team Schedules & Results


2023-24 Penn State Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1West Virginia vs
Penn State
PSU 38, WVU 15
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Delaware vs
Penn State
PSU 63, DEL 7
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Penn State vs
Illinois
PSU 30, ILL 13
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Iowa vs
Penn State
PSU 31, IOWA 0
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Penn State vs
Northwestern
PSU 41, NU 13
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 7UMass vs
Penn State
PSU 63, MASS 0
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 8Penn State vs
Ohio State
OSU 20, PSU 12
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 9Indiana vs
Penn State
PSU 33, IU 24
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10Penn State vs
Maryland
PSU 51, MD 15
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Michigan vs
Penn State
MICH 24, PSU 15
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Rutgers vs
Penn State
PSU 27, RUTG 6
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Penn State vs
Michigan State
PSU 42, MSU 0
Friday, November 24th, 2023
BowlsOle Miss vs
Penn State
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl
MISS 38, PSU 25
Saturday, December 30th, 2023


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

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Penn State vs Illinois 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 Saturday, September 16th, 2023 at 12:00 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 Penn State vs Illinois Game.

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