Michigan State (3-5; 1-4 in B1G play) has named its team captains for the Week 10 matchup. The Spartans go on the road to take on No. 16 Illinois (7-1; 4-1 B1G).

Senior WR Jayden Reed, junior TE Daniel Barker, senior DB Xavier Henderson, and junior RB Jordon Simmons are the captains for the game.

Barker is in his first year with Michigan State after 4 years at Illinois.

Michigan State looks to avoid its sixth loss in its last seven games. The Spartans are coming off a 29-7 road loss to No. 4 Michigan in Week 9.

The Spartans have lost the last two matchups versus the Fighting Illini, with the last matchup coming in a 37-34 Illinois win in East Lansing in 2019. The Spartans had a 31-10 lead going into the fourth quarter, but the Fighting Illini outscored the Spartans 27-3 in the final quarter.

Michigan State currently leads the series 26-19-2.

They come into the Week 10 road game versus Illinois as a 16.5-point underdog, according to FanDuel. Kickoff from Memorial Stadium in Champaign is set for 3:30 p.m. ET on BTN.