Hey, all! Hope everybody’s day is going well. Feel free to hang out at MnB while Michigan takes on the Fighting Illini of Illinois; here’s all the info, and check out the full schedule and Anthony’s game prediction here.
Teams: Illinois Fighting Illini (2-4, 1-2 B1G) vs. No. 3 Michigan Wolverines (6-0, 3-0 B1G)
Date: October 22nd, 2016
Location: Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich. (107,601)
Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET
Television: Big Ten Network/BTN2Go
Radio: Michigan/IMG Sports Network (for a list of affiliates, click here)
Spread: Michigan -38.5, O/U 55
I’ll be curious to see the dynamic between Harbaugh and Lovie Smith, two coaches who were competing against each other in the NFL not too long ago. Harbaugh was in San Francisco from 2011-14, while Lovie spent time in Chicago and Tampa Bay.
In the year that Harbaugh reached the Super Bowl, his 49ers crushed Chicago 32-7 at Candlestick Park. That was also the year Lovie would get fired, despite a 10-6 record.
In the meantime, though, there’s a pretty good slate of noon games, as well. Kick back and enjoy.