The No. 22 Illinois Fighting Illini (15-3 overall, 4-1 in conference) travel to State College, PA to face off against Penn State (9-10, 1-5) on Thursday.
The Illini have not played since their win over No. 6 Ohio State last week, while the struggling Nittany Lions lost their third consecutive game to Minnesota.
The Illini have been favored in 26 of the last 27 games with Penn State. Not a surprise considering that the Illini have maintained an average margin of victory of 15 points over the Nittany Lions in its 24 wins.
Look for the Illini to extend its dominance over Penn State with ease on Thursday night.
Here are four keys to a Fighting Illini victory.