How to Watch Michigan vs Illinois (11/19/22): Free Live Stream, Kick-off Time, Channel

Michigan No. 3 hosts Illinois in their final home game of the season Saturday noon.

A Big Ten East first-place finish is at stake in Ohio State next week, but the Wolverines will look to keep their undefeated season alive and their college football playoff summary Saturday against a Fighting Illini team with the nation’s top rusher replenish Chase Brown.

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Just a few weeks ago, this meetup had the potential for a top-15 matchup, but Illinois has lost back-to-back games since a 7-1 start. Despite this, it still offers one of the best defenses in the Big Ten.

Here’s what you need to know ahead of kickoff.


  • who: Michigan Wolverines (10-0, 7-0 Big Ten) vs. Illinois Fighting Illini (7-3, 4-3)
  • When: Saturday noon
  • Where: Michigan Stadium (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
  • Twitter: consequences Aaron McMann and Ryan Zuke
  • live updates: Join the MLive conversation at 10:30am
  • Latest line: Michigan -17.5


TV network: ABC ((Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge, Molly McGrath, Todd McShay))

Streaming Only Options:

Major Cable Providers:

  • DIRECTV: Channel 209 | stream
  • Comcast: Channel 32/202 (HD) | stream
  • Spectrum: channel 34/773 (HD) | stream
  • Court: Channel 140 | stream

*Channel numbers listed are for Michigan subscribers and may change by region. Check local listings.


  • Live Stream: Learfield Michigan Sports Network (Doug Karsch, Jon Jansen, Jason Avant)
  • Partners: WJR-AM 950 (Detroit), WTKA-AM 1050 (Ann Arbor)
  • Satellite: SiriusXM Ch. 83/195


Five Must-Reads Before Kickoff:

– Michigan’s Blake Corum aims to continue Heisman push against stingy Illinois defense

– Michigan has the nation’s No. 1 defense, but it has come on the back of bad offenses

– Good script, sharp execution: Michigan Football scores a goal in the opening game

– Praise keeps coming for Michigan freshman DT

— Michigan RB CJ Stokes is recovering from a ‘demoralizing’ fumble last season



* Passing: JJ McCarthy 147-213, 1,744 yards, 14 TD, 2 INT

* Rushing: Blake Corum 227 carries, 1,349 yards, 17 TD

* Receiving: Ronnie Bell 45 catches, 597 yards, 2 TD

* Tackles: Junior Colson 67

* Sacks: Mike Morris 7 1/2

* Interceptions: Rod Moore 3


* Passing: Tommy Devito 201-287, 2,083 yards, 15 TD, 3 INT

* Rushing: Chase Brown 280 carries, 1,442 yards, 7 TD

* Receiving: Isaiah Williams 64 catches, 553 yards, 5 TD

* Tackles: Isaac Darkangelo 50

* Sacks: Jer’Zhan Newton 5 1/2

* Interceptions: Sydney Brown and Kendall Smith (tie with 4)

BIG TEN SCHEDULE (with predictions)

Saturday 19 Nov

Illinois near Michigan, noon (ABC)

Wisconsin in Nebraska, noon ET (ESPN)

Northwest at Purdue, noon (FS1)

Indiana, Michigan, Noon (BTN)

State of Ohio in Maryland, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Penn State at Rutgers, 3:30 p.m. (BTN)

Iowa in Minnesota, 4 p.m. ET (FOX)