The Hawkeyes are coming off a big time win against then #8 Minnesota a week ago. Today, they face off with an unranked Illinois team that’s rattled off four straight wins. Some might consider this a trap game for Iowa, but it’s senior day in Iowa City and Illinois is still a border rival.
The Fighting Illini haven’t won in Iowa City since 1999 (that’s the same year Minnesota got their last win in Hawkeye territory) and Iowa has won the last 5 against Illinois. As we count down to kickoff, here’s everything you need to know about today’s matchup.
Who: #17 Iowa Hawkeyes (7-3) vs. Illinois Fighting Illini (6-4)
When: 11:00 am CT
Where: Kinnick Stadium - Iowa City, IA
Forecast: Mostly Cloudy, Temps in the Low 40s
Video Streaming: Fox Sports Live & the Fox Sports App
Radio: Hawkeye Radio Network (click to find your local station)
Audio Streaming: TuneIn Radio
Betting Line: Iowa -15, O/U 46.5 (via EliteSportsBook.com)
As you count down to kickoff, be sure to check out all of our coverage from throughout the week, including the SpoCo Radio game preview.
Statistical Preview: Iowa Football Initial Matchup Preview: Illinois
Matchup to Watch: Matchup to Watch: Hawks vs. Ball Security
Game Preview: Iowa Football Opponent Preview: Illinois
Staff Predictions: The Pants Predicts: Iowa vs. Illinois
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