The Really Unfortunate Fact About Illinois’ Loss To Eastern Michigan

This makes the loss sting even more

Illinois paid Eastern Michigan $1 million to play today’s game in Champaign. 

Then, they lost 34-31.

This now marks the third-straight year that a Big Ten school paid Eastern Michigan to beat them. 

Eastern Michigan (+7) was a ★★★★★ bet across numerous dashboards in our model (we had them listed as 5 point favorites).