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GAMETHREAD: Indiana Hoosiers vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers

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The debut of Memorial Stadium Beers as IU takes on an FCS opponent, what could possibly go wrong?

Senior Bowl
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Game Info / How to Watch

Who? Indiana Hoosiers (1-0, #64 SP+) vs Eastern Illinois (0-1, #81 FCS Beta SP+)

Where? Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, IN

When? Saturday, Sep. 7, 3:30 p.m.

Channel? Big Ten Network

Vegas? Indiana -35.5.

SP+ Projection? Indiana by 40.3, 99% probability of Hoosier victory


Once again it’s time for football to be played at Memorial Stadium. The last time that happened Pur—(yanked off stage with vaudeville hook).

This time around the Hoosiers are looking to fix some of their issues that cropped up against Ball State last week by beating the tar out of a lowly FCS team. Eastern Illinois isn’t terribly good and FUN OFFENSE IS BACK, which means that this one could, maybe should get ugly. Here’s some reading material to help you get ready for the day:

Back in April IU announced STADIUM BEERS. If you’ve been living under a rock here’s something on that:

ALCOHOL

Here’s a bit about Eastern Illinois, how they aren’t good and how IU will beat them:

Game Preview

Kyle, Alex and Ben are back after a pretty good opening week to try to help you all get rich:

Week 2 Best Bets

We dropped our first officially official power rankings of the season earlier this week. Read up on the other teams around the conference in List Form:

Post Week 1 Big Ten Power Rankings

Lastly, if you’ve no plans to stadium beer as Michael Penix Jr. lights up the scoreboard, feel free to hang out with us here and discuss the action in the comments section.