Illinois at Washington Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 9/10/2014
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Husky Stadium in Seattle
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The Illinois Fighting Illini will take their top 10 passing attack on the road when they face the Washington Huskies on Saturday. Last season, the Huskies beat Illinois 34-24 on the road.
Illinois was able to pick up its second win in as many weeks by defeating Western Kentucky 42-34 at home last weekend. The Fighting Illini were able to gain 520 yards in that game, but they did commit three turnovers, as well. They have passed for 370.5 yards per game this season, which is currently eighth-best in the country.
Quarterback Wes Lunt has been the key to Illinois' passing attack by throwing for 741 yards with seven touchdown passes and just one interception. Freshman wide receiver Mike Dudek has seven receptions in those two games for 116 yards and two touchdowns.
Washington played in a much tighter game than most people expected over the weekend, but they ended up holding on for a 59-52 win over Eastern Washington. Both teams had over 530 yards of offense in that game, but the Huskies didn't turn the ball over while Eastern Washington turned it over twice. Washington has rushed for 265 yards per game this year, which is 19th in the country.
Huskies wide receiver John Ross only has four catches through two games, but those four receptions have gone for 150 yards and two touchdowns.
Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
Illinois Fighting Illini are 2-0 straight up
Illinois Fighting Illini are 0.5 against the spread
Washington Huskies Betting Trends
Washington Huskies are 2-0 straight up
Washington Huskies are 0 against the spread
Injuries to Watch
Illinois Fighting Illini
09/07/14 WR Dionte Taylor Undisclosed questionable Saturday vs. Washington U
09/07/14 DB Jaylen Dunlap Undisclosed questionable Saturday vs. Washington U
09/07/14 DE Kenny Nelson Undisclosed questionable Saturday vs. Washington U
09/07/14 OL Pat Flavin Foot questionable Saturday vs. Washington U
09/07/14 LS Zach Hirth Undisclosed questionable Saturday vs. Washington U
08/08/14 LB Mike Svetina Foot out indefinitely
09/09/14 TE Joshua Perkins Undisclosed expected to miss Saturday vs. Illinois
09/09/14 CB Marcus Peters Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Illinois
08/25/14 DB Lavon Washington Dismissed has been dismissed
08/23/14 TE Derrick Brown Suspension out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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