College Football
MATCHUP
No. 4 Ohio State (4-0) at Illinois (2-3)
Stats: Overall | Conference | Home/Away | Last 3 | Grass/Turf | Last 3 Home/Away
Records: ATS | Over/Under
Teams: Ohio State Buckeyes | Illinois Fighting Illini
Summary
12:00 PM ET W‑L ATS H A AF AA O/U
Ohio State 4-0 2-2-0 3-0 1-0 45.2 26.0 2-1-1
Illinois 2-3 3-2-0 0-2 2-1 21.8 32.0 2-3-0
Live Odds | All Odds
Home O/U
Opening line 28.5 -106 68.5 -110
Bet365 28 -111 71.5 -116
FanDuel 27.5 -104 71.5 -112
Westgate 28 -110 71.5 -110
Best home line Recent line moves
Quickchart Matchup
Ohio State Ohio State Off vs  Illinois Illinois Def
Ohio State 535.2 yards
Illinois 448.2 yards
Ohio State 5.2 yards/rush
Illinois 4.7 yards/rush
Ohio State 10.7 yards/attempt
Illinois 8.6 yards/attempt
Illinois Illinois Off vs  Ohio State Ohio State Def
Illinois 381.8 yards
Ohio State 388.8 yards
Illinois 5.2 yards/rush
Ohio State 3.5 yards/rush
Illinois 6.9 yards/attempt
Ohio State 7.8 yards/attempt
Quarterbacks
Ohio State Yds Comp % Y/A TD/Int
Justin Fields 1208 79.65 10.7 13/3
Illinois Yds Comp % Y/A TD/Int
Coran Taylor 379 50.00 8.2 3/2
Brandon Peters 292 59.09 6.6 1/0
Isaiah Williams 104 33.33 5.0 0/1
Matt Robinson 22 75.00 5.5 0/0
Overall Stats | In Depth
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
OSU
ILL
45.2
21.8
535.2
381.8
302.0
159.4
233.2
222.4
5.2
5.2
10.7
6.9
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
OSU
ILL
26.0
32.0
388.8
448.2
290.2
253.6
98.5
194.6
3.5
4.7
7.8
8.6
ATS Records | In Depth
  W‑L ATS H A Grass Turf
OSU
ILL
4‑0
2‑3
2‑2‑0
3‑2‑0
1‑2‑0
1‑1‑0
1‑0‑0
2‑1‑0
1‑0‑0
0‑0‑0
1‑2‑0
3‑2‑0
Home/Away Stats | In Depth | Last 3 H/A
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
OSU
ILL
38.0
19.0
526.0
379.5
318.0
200.5
208.0
179.0
4.6
4.5
9.4
8.0
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
OSU
ILL
25.0
36.0
325.0
498.5
281.0
293.5
44.0
205.0
1.6
5.3
9.4
9.5
Last 3 Stats | In Depth
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
OSU
ILL
43.0
26.0
550.0
406.3
310.7
138.3
239.3
268.0
5.4
5.5
10.1
6.9
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
OSU
ILL
29.0
28.0
395.0
451.7
333.7
216.3
61.3
235.3
2.5
5.7
7.8
7.1
Injuries
Ohio State
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Tyreke Smith DE Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 Smith left the last game due to an unspecified injury, and it is unclear if he will line up against Illinois on Saturday.
Jake Hausmann TE Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 Hausman has sat out the last two games due to an undefined reason, and his status for Saturday's contest against Illinois is unknown.
Marcus Crowley RB Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 Crowley has missed the previous two games with an injury to an unannounced area, and it is unclear if he will be available Saturday versus Illinois.
Lloyd McFarquhar CB Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 McFarquhar has sat out the last two games with an undefined ailment, and it remains to be seen if he will compete against Illinois on Saturday.
Blake Haubeil K Ques Sat - Groin - 11/21/20 Haubeil has been held out of the last two contests with a groin injury, and it has yet to be determined if he will line up against Illinois on Saturday.
Patrick Gurd TE Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 Gurd has missed the last three games due to an unannounced reason, and his status for Saturday's matchup against Illinois is clouded.
Jaylen Harris WR Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 Harris has sat out the previous three games due to an undefined ailment, and it is unknown if he will partake in Saturday's tilt versus Illinois.
Tommy Eichenberg LB Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 Eichenberg has missed the previous four games due to an unspecified ailment, and it remains to be seen if he will be ready to face Illinois on Saturday.
Roen McCullough LS Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 McCullough has sat out the previous four games with an injury to an unlisted location, and it is unknown if it will impede his status for Saturday's clash versus Illinois.
Jacolbe Cowan DL Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 Cowan has missed the last four games due to an unannounced ailment, and has yet to be established if he will compete against Illinois on Saturday.
Alec Taylor WR Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 Taylor has sat out the previous four games due to an unknown ailment, and it is undetermined if he will take part in Saturday's showdown against Illinois.
Lejond Cavazos CB Ques Sat - Knee - 11/21/20 Cavazos has been unavailable for the previous four games due to a knee sprain, and it is unclear if it will keep him out of the lineup Saturday versus Illinois.
Jaden McKenzie DT Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 McKenzie has an unclear ailment and has been held out of the previous four games. It is undetermined if it will impede his availability Saturday against Illinois.
Daniel Vanatsky QB Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 Vanatsky has been held out of the lineup in the previous four games due to an undefined reason, and it is unclear if he will return against Illinois on Saturday.
Cameron Brown CB out for season - Achilles - 11/23/20 Brown will miss the remainder of the 2020 season due to a torn Achilles tendon.
Kourt Williams S out for season - Knee - 10/23/20 Williams has been ruled out of the entire 2020 season due to a torn ACL in his knee.
Illinois
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Milo Eifler LB Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 Eifler was held out of the last game with an injury to an unlisted region, and it s undetermined if he will line up against Ohio State on Saturday.
Marc Mondesir DL Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 11/21/20 Mondesir has been absent from the lineup during the last two games due to an unspecified reason, and it is unknown if he will play Saturday versus Ohio State.
Alex Palczewski OL Ques Sat - Leg - 11/21/20 Palczewski sat out the last game due to a leg injury, and it is uncertain if it will impact his status for Saturday's clash with Ohio State.
Moses Okpala OL Ques Sat - Illness - 11/21/20 Okpala has been held out of the previous four games due to COVID-19 contact tracing, and it is unknown if he will be cleared in time for Saturday's battle against Ohio State.
Matt Robinson QB Ques Sat - Lower Body - 11/21/20 Robinson has missed the past three games due to a lower-body injury, and it is uncertain if he will return against Ohio State on Saturday.
Brevyn Jones OL Ques Sat - Eligibility - 11/21/20 Jones has been out of action due to eligibility reasons, and it is unknown if he will make his season debut Saturday versus Ohio State.
Trevon Sidney WR Out indefinitely - Leg - 11/21/20 Sidney is sidelined with a leg injury, and there is no timetable for return.
Khmari Thompson DB out for season - Eligibility - 9/19/20 Thompson has been deemed ineligible by the NCAA for the 2020 season.
Recent Meetings
Yard Margins
Date Away Home H Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
11/18/17 ILL 14 OSU 52 -41/54 L/O -438 -236 -202
11/14/15 OSU 28 ILL 3 17.5/55 L/U -179 -263 84
11/1/14 ILL 14 OSU 55 -28/62 W/O -302 -190 -112
11/16/13 OSU 60 ILL 35 34/67 W/O -171 -309 138
11/3/12 ILL 22 OSU 52 -25/50.5 W/O -397 -256 -141
10/15/11 OSU 17 ILL 7 -3.5/44 L/U 57 -95 152
10/2/10 OSU 24 ILL 13 16/49.5 W/U -39 -94 55
9/26/09 ILL 0 OSU 30 -14/49.5 W/U -148 -154 6
11/15/08 OSU 30 ILL 20 8.5/43.5 L/O 101 -91 192
11/10/07 ILL 28 OSU 21 -15.5/45.5 L/O 64 80 -16
Ohio State Last 10
  Yard Margins
Date vs Score Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
11/21/20 IND W 42-35 -21/67.5 L/O 117 308 -191
11/7/20 RUTG W 49-27 -37.5/62.5 L/O 147 62 85
10/31/20 @ PSU W 38-25 -10/63 W/P 201 164 37
10/24/20 NEB W 52-17 -28/69.5 W/U 121 5 116
12/28/19 CLEM L 23-29 2.5/62 L/U 99 38 61
12/7/19 @ WIS W 34-21 -16.5/58 L/U 60 -28 88
11/30/19 @ MICH W 56-27 -9/53 W/O 181 173 8
11/23/19 PSU W 28-17 -20/58 L/U 190 130 60
11/16/19 @ RUTG W 56-21 -52/63 L/O 367 111 256
11/9/19 MD W 73-14 -42.5/66 W/O 566 321 245
Illinois Last 10
  Yard Margins
Date vs Score Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
11/21/20 @ NEB W 41-23 17/62.5 W/O 98 70 28
11/14/20 @ RUTG W 23-20 5.5/52 W/U 20 172 -152
11/7/20 MINN L 14-41 7.5/65 L/U -254 -144 -110
10/31/20 PUR L 24-31 9.5/55.5 W/U 16 92 -76
10/23/20 @ WIS L 7-45 20.5/51.5 L/O -212 -51 -161
12/30/19 CAL L 20-35 6.5/47.5 L/O 55 42 13
11/30/19 NW L 10-29 -6.5/38 L/O -273 -364 91
11/23/19 @ IOWA L 10-19 15/48.5 W/U -51 113 -164
11/9/19 @ MSU W 37-34 15.5/48 W/O -121 -239 118
11/2/19 RUTG W 38-10 -18.5/49 W/U 53 19 34
Abbreviations Legend