Illinois Fighting Illini will face the Chattanooga Mocs on Thursday, September 22 as part of the NCAA.
Illini takes fifth place in the standings. They are 2-1 in their last three games. The Mocs, meanwhile, sit first in the standings with three wins and have started their season on a high.
“Sunset, 𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐬 𝐨𝐧.” -Illini
Illini will be looking to win this game. They have a balanced squad with great offensive and defensive strength.
Quarterback Tommy DeVito has been brilliant so far. He covered for 622 passing yards with a 67 completion percentage. He also contributed with his rushing attempts.
The team’s defense is provided by Keith Randolph Jr. and Devon Witherspoon. Randolph has 17 tackles and is well supported by the other players on defense. The team depends on Pat Bryant for reception. He’s averaging 21 yards per reception attempt and has covered for 147 yards.
The Mocs are performing very well and have had a perfect start to the season. The defense is strong and the attack is strong too. Quarterback Preston Hutchinson played a key role in linking the teams offense and defense. He covered for 752 passing yards at an average of 9.9 yards per attempt.
Ailym Ford performed urgent tasks. He covered 325 yards rushing at an average of 5.5 yards per attempt. He also did well receiving an average of 21.8 yards per attempt.
The defense of the team is necessary for its success. The Mocs have a great partnership with Ty Boeck and Kam Jones. Boeck has 19 solo tackles and six assisted tackles.
Illinois Fighting Illini vs Chattanooga Mocs Match Details
Fixture: Chattanooga Mocs @ Illinois Fighting Illini
Date and time: Thursday, September 22; 8:30 p.m. EDT
Location: Memorial Stadium (Champaign, IL), Champaign, IL
Illinois Fighting Illini vs Chattanooga Mocs Odds
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Keith Randolph Jr’s role in the game has become pivotal. He’s a mainstay in defense and hasn’t allowed a touchdown in his own half so far.
Ailym Ford will play a crucial role for the Mocs. They’ve been super active on offense and Ford has six touchdowns.
Illinois Fighting Illini vs Chattanooga Mocs Prediction
Both teams will be looking to win this game and have done well so far. However, for the Mocs, the real test will be this game against a team that is strong in defense and equally strong in attack.
Illini is more willing to win this game.