NCAA Football 2021: Illinois vs Nebraska Prediction and Betting Odds
The 2021 NCAA Football starts on Saturday with Illinois Fighting Illini taking on Nebraska Cornhuskers. Illinois will be hosting Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Urbana-Champaign. Both the teams will be hoping to start their Big Ten clash with a win. Last season both the teams did not have a better season. Nebraska ended the season with 3 wins and 5 defeats while Illinois had only 2 wins and lost 6 games.
Illinois will have home advantage but the team stats have Nebraska ahead of Illinois.
NCAA Football 2021: Illinois vs Nebraska Prediction and Betting Odds: Latest News
NCAA Football 2021: Illinois vs Nebraska Prediction and Betting Odds: Predicted Winner
On Saturday, Aug. 28, at Memorial Stadium in Urbana-Champaign, IL, the 2021 NCAA Football season kicks off with Illinois taking on Nebraska. QB Adrian Martinez returns to Nebraska’s playing side. He will be well assisted by TE Austin Allen in the offense. On the back end, Nebraska has LB JoJo Domann who is one of the most versatile players in the Big Ten.
For Illinois RB Chase Brown is back and he is expected to be well supported by C Doug Kramer in front. The return of pass-rushing specialist DL Owen Carney gives a big boost to Illinois’ defense.
Looking at the stats of both the teams and also considering last season’s performance, Nebraska Cornhuskers have an edge over the Illinois Fighting Illini. The latest NCAA Football 2021 odds and predictions for upcoming Illinois vs Nebraska also suggests a win for Nebraska in this game.
The betting odds for Nebraska for this game stands at 1.36 and for Illinois, the odds are 3.15 at Smarkets.
Money Line for Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Illinois Fighting Illini at Oddsshark stands at -341 for Nebraska and +299 for Illinois.
At Betway, the spread for Nebraska’s win is -6.5 (-115) and for Illinois win the spread is +6.5 (-105).
|Nebraska Cornhuskers||Illinois Fighting Illini||Predicted Winner|
|Smarkets||Odds: 1.36||Odds: 3.15||Nebraska|
|Oddsshark||Money Line: -341||Money Line: +299||Nebraska|
|Betway||Spread: -6.5 (-115)||Spread: +6.5 (-105)||Nebraska|
NCAA Football 2021: Illinois vs Nebraska Prediction and Betting Odds: Team Stats
|Nebraska Cornhuskers||Illinois Fighting Illini||Advantage|
|Points Per Game||23.1||20.1||Nebraska|
NCAA Football 2021: Illinois vs Nebraska Prediction and Betting Odds: Players Comparison
|Nebraska Cornhuskers||Illinois Fighting Illini|
|A Martinez (1055)||Passing Yards||B Peters (429)|
|A Martinez (521)||Rushing Yards||C Brown (540)|
|M Dismuke (38)||Tackles||J Hansen (53)|
|W Honas (3)||Sacks||O Carney (5)|
|C Culp (59)||Points||J McCourt (33)|
NCAA Football 2021: Illinois vs Nebraska Prediction and Betting Odds: Head-to-head
Illinois Fighting Illini and Nebraska Cornhuskers have clashed against each other in 18 games as of now. Nebraska Cornhuskers have had an edge over the Illinois Fighting Illini. Of 18 head-to-head games, Nebraska has won 13 games while Illinois has defeated Nebraska 4 times. One game between the two teams ended in a tie.
The last time the two teams met was back in 2020 when Illinois defeated Nebraska. Currently, Illinois is on a 1 game winning streak against Nebraska.
NCAA Football 2021: Illinois vs Nebraska Prediction and Betting Odds: Last Season Stats
Illinois and Nebraska are both parts of the B10 West group. Both the teams struggled in the last NCAA season. Illinois with 2 wins and 6 defeats finished last season at the bottom of the points table while Nebraska was 5th in the B10 West points table with 3 wins and 5 defeats.
Playing at home, Illinois lost all the 3 games while on roads of 3 games they were able to win 2 games. Nebraska on the other hand had 1 win and 2 defeats at home and 2 wins and 1 defeat on roads last season.
NCAA Football 2021: Illinois vs Nebraska Prediction and Betting Odds: Match Details
Scheduled Date and Time: August 28, 1 p.m. ET
Host Team: Illinois Fighting Illini
Where to Watch: NCAA Football fans can watch the live games on FOX Sports. You can follow Foxsports.com for live streaming
Venue: Memorial Stadium in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois