A Big Ten battle is on tap between the No. 14 Illinois Fighting Illini and the No. 21 Ohio State Buckeyes at noon ET Saturday at State Farm Center. The Fighting Illini are 9-4 overall and 6-1 at home, while OSU is 10-3 overall and 2-3 on the road. Illinois is ranked third in the Big Ten; OSU is ranked fifth.
The Fighting Illini are favored by 6.5 points in the latest Illinois vs. Ohio State odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the Over-Under is set at 146. Before you make any Ohio State vs. Illinois picks and predictions, you'll want to see what the SportsLine Projection Model is saying.
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