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Nebraska vs Illinois Prediction, Odds, Spread, Date & Start Time for College Football Week 1 Game

Larry Rupp
Nebraska vs Illinois prediction, odds, spread, date & start time for college football Week 1 game.
Nebraska vs Illinois prediction, odds, spread, date & start time for college football Week 1 game. / Benjamin Solomon/Getty Images

Nebraska vs Illinois Week 1 Game Info

Week 1 College Football Game
Nebraska Cornhuskers (0-0, 0-0 Big Ten) vs. Illinois Fighting Illini (0-0, 0-0 Big Ten)
Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. EST
 Memorial Stadium – Champaign, IL
Coverage: FOX

Nebraska vs Illinois Spread & Odds

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: NEB: (-265) | ILL: (+210)
Spread: NEB: -6.5 (-114) | ILL: +6.5 (-106)
55.5 – Over: (-105) | Under: (-115)
Public (Spread) Betting Percentages via oddsFire: NEB: (N/A) | ILL: (N/A)

Nebraska vs Illinois Prediction

All NCAAF predictions & expert picks are according to ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI).
Winning Percentage Prediction: Nebraska: (65.0%) | Illinois: (35.0%)

Nebraska vs Illinois Head-to-Head Record & Betting Trends

- Nebraksa is 13-4-1 all-time in 18 head-to-head matchups against Illinois, but the Fighting Illini won the most recent meeting by a score of 41-23 on Nov. 21, 2020.
- Nebraska is 2-4 against the spread (ATS) in its last six games against Illinois.
- The total has hit the under in six of Nebraska's last seven road games.
- Illinois is 1-7 straight up in its last eight home games.
- The total has hit the under in five of Illinois' last six Week 1 games.

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