Saturday, September 19, 2015
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The Ball State Cardinals matchup against the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Saturday at Rynearson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ball State as 6 point favorites and the over/under was set at 61.5.
The Cardinals are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games after allowing more than 40 points in their previous game and 44-18 ATS in their last 62 road games. They are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games after allowing more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game. The over is 4-0 in the Cardinals last 4 games overall and 4-0 in their last 4 games following a straight up loss of more than 20 points. The over is also 6-1 in their last 7 games after allowing more than 40 points in their previous game and 5-1 in their last 6 games following an ATS loss.
The Eagles are 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game and 10-21 ATS in their last 31 games overall. They are 16-35 ATS in their last 51 games after allowing more than 450 total yards in their previous game and 8-18 ATS in their last 26 games on field turf. The over is 5-0 in the Eagles last 5 games overall and 6-1 in their last 7 games after allowing more than 450 total yards in their previous game. The over is also 5-1 in their last 6 games after accumulating more than 280 yards passing in their previous game and 12-3 in their last 15 home games.
Ball State is averaging a total of 35.5 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 40 passes per game and completing 23 of them for a 57.5 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 229.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Cardinals are running for an average of 234.5 yards per game on 40 attempts for an average of 5.9 yards per carry. They run 80 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 464 total yards each outing. The Cardinals get 26 first downs per game and they average 35 penalty yards via 4.5 penalties each contest.
Ball State allows 338.5 passing yards per game and 46 points per contest on defense. They give up 28 completions on 39 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 71.8. The Cardinals give up 186.5 rushing yards per contest on 39 carries for a 4.8 average per carry. Ball State allows 525 total yards per game including 6.7 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.5 penalties for 63 yards per game.
Eastern Michigan is accumulating 41 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 30.5 passes per game and complete 20 of them for a 65.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 261 yards per game through the air as well. The Eagles run for an average of 214 yards per game on 42 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry this season. They run 72.5 plays per game and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 475 total yards per game. The Eagles are averaging 23 first downs per outing and accumulate 61.5 penalty yards via 5.5 penalties each game.
Eastern Michigan allows an average of 108 passing yards and 33.5 points per contest. They give up 12 completions on 24.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 49 per game. The Eagles give up 329.5 rushing yards per game on 49.5 carries for an average of 6.7 yards per carry. Eastern Michigan allows 437.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 52.5 yards in each contest.
Ball State Betting Trends
Ball State is 2-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Ball State has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Eastern Michigan Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan is 2-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Eastern Michigan has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/13/15 DT Darnell Smith Knee "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
09/13/15 CB Tyree Holder Hip "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
08/29/15 RB Horactio Banks Shin out for season
09/13/15 DB Brandon Bossard Leg "?" Saturday vs. Ball State
09/13/15 QB Brogan Roback None expected to start Saturday vs. Ball State
09/13/15 WR Dustin Creel Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Ball State
09/13/15 QB Reginald Bell, Jr. Jaw out indefinitely
08/29/15 DL Pat O'Connor Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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