Illinois vs Northwestern Prediction & Betting Tips

Free Illinois Fighting Illini vs Northwestern Wildcats prediction. 22:30 Kick-Off, Saturday 26 November at Ryan Field. NCAA College Football betting tips and the latest American Football odds.

Illinois Fighting Illini


Northwestern Wildcats

The best wager could be Northwestern Wildcats at 1.90 on the spread. They’ve been given a +14.5 points start and they should be able to stay relatively close to Illinois Fighting Illini.

Our American football predictions are always well-researched and it starts with a combination of team news and form guide. Once we have a clear idea of what might happen, we match up the latest data.

Key Illinois vs Northwestern stats:

  • The +14.5 line has been covered by Northwestern in 4 of their last 5 games at home.
  • The -14.5 line hasn’t been covered by Illinois in 8 of their last 10 games on the road.
  • The -14.5 line hasn’t been covered by Illinois in 4 of their last 5 games.
  • The -14.5 line hasn’t been covered by Illinois in 3 consecutive games.
  • The +14.5 line has been covered by Northwestern in 2 of their last 3 games against Illinois.

It’s hard to resist wagering the dogs considering they’ve been given +14.5 on the spread. They are a good shout at 1.90 to keep things close in this NCAAF contest.

There’s regularly the option to sell points and that allows you to leverage a bigger potential return. Conversely, buying points will give you a less-risky wager but smaller odds.

Last Games & H2H

Northwestern lost on the road in their last game. Purdue won 17-9 at Ross-Ade Stadium. Illinois lost on the road in their previous game. Michigan won 19-17 at Michigan Stadium.

It was Illinois who came out on top when they last played Northwestern. At Memorial Stadium, a 47-14 win was recorded. In the past 3 games between the teams, Northwestern have won two.

Illinois vs Northwestern Betting Tips

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Bet Builder Tips

Spread Northwestern +14.5
Totals Over 38
First Score Method Touchdown

Northwestern vs Illinois bet builder tips: Get in the game with a same game parlay. Our picks are Northwestern to cover the +14.5 spread, over 38 on the total and Touchdown as first score method.

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Betting Odds

Illinois are massive 1.15 favorites. They are regarded as 87% likely to win this NCAAF game judging by the sportsbooks’ latest Money Line odds. Northwestern are trading at bigger odds than their opponents and they can be backed at 5.75.

The spread is calculated to be 15, while total points comes in at 38. Having a wager on totals is one of the most popular American Football markets. There’s an opportunity to bet Under 38 at 1.95.

Those wanting to back Illinois in the Race to 15 market can get betting odds of 1.23 that the favorites oblige. If you want to back Northwestern, then odds of 3.75 can be found.

Consider every angle when placing your college football bets. The betting sites have hundreds of markets and it’s all about finding a market which matches your prediction of the game.

Player Props & Micro Betting

Prop betting is very popular, with bettors looking to wager on player props such as First Touchdown Scorer, Player Passing Attempts, Passing Yards, Interceptions and Kicking Points. The gambling sites will provide lots of options.

An increasing number of bettors are now enjoying micro betting on the NCAA college football and it’s something which is available on an in-game basis. Wait for the action to start and then wager on something specific to happen.

Game Stats

Latest regular season and play-off games stats.

Northwestern Wildcats logo Northwestern Wildcats Stats

Illinois Fighting Illini logo Illinois Fighting Illini Stats

Money Line

  • 0 wins and 10 defeats in the last 10 games
  • 2 wins and 8 defeats in the last 10 home games

Money Line

  • 6 wins and 4 defeats in the last 10 games
  • 4 wins and 6 defeats in the last 10 games on the road

Points Spread

Points Spread

Total Points

Total Points

NCAAF Standings Select Season

Big Ten W L PF PA N. Pts Home Away Strk
Michigan 13 0 521 174 347 9-0 4-0 13W
Ohio State 11 1 534 231 303 7-1 4-0 1L
Penn State 10 2 430 216 214 6-1 4-1 4W
Illinois 8 4 305 147 158 5-2 3-2 1W
Minnesota 8 4 339 160 179 5-2 3-2 1W
Purdue 8 5 365 320 45 4-2 4-3 1L
Maryland 7 5 350 289 61 5-2 2-3 1W
Iowa 7 5 209 173 36 4-3 3-2 1L
Wisconsin 6 6 318 246 72 4-3 2-3 1L
Michigan State 5 7 293 329 -36 4-3 1-4 2L
Indiana 4 8 279 407 -128 3-4 1-4 1L
Rutgers 4 8 209 351 -142 2-4 2-4 5L
Nebraska 4 8 271 331 -60 2-5 2-3 1W
Northwestern 1 11 165 340 -175 1-6 0-5 11L