Wyoming vs Illinois will begin their college football season at Memorial Stadium on the campus of the Fighting Ilini in Champaign, Illinois. The game is set for kickoff on Saturday, August 27 at 3 p.m. Central Time. The Big Ten Network will televise the game.
The Wyoming Cowboys have a ton of talent to replace as running back Xazavian Yalladat ransferred to arizona State and wide receiver Isaiah Neyer left for Texas. that is a ton to replace. Andrew Peasley, a transfer from Utah State is likely tog et the majority of playing time at quarterback Evan Svoboda, a junior college transfer is 6’5 and 240 lbs. and has some similarities to former QB star Josh Allen. Svoboda could get any quarterback where when needed for head coach Craig Bohl.
The defense will be needed to keep the Cowboys in each and every game but two middle linebackers are gone to the NFL and they are Logan Wilson and Chad Muma.
The Fighting Illini almost made it to a bowl games coming up one win short for first year coach Bret Bielema. In 2022, he will go to former Syracuse quarterback Tommy DeVito to boost the team out of their losing records. Also. new offensive coordinator Barry Lunney, Jr. will bring a new brand to the Big Ten and the Illini.
Wyoming is +370 while Illinois is -520 to win the game according to the latest odds. Our pick is Illinois 28 Wyoming 12.
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