Saturday, October 10, 2015
Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium
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The Ball State Cardinals face the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium. The opening line for this game has Northern Illinois as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
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Ball State was led in passing last game by Riley Neal, who finished with 236 yards through the air. He went 23 for 37 on the game, good for a 62% completion percentage. The Cardinals were led in rushing by James Gilbert, who finished with 29 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Jordan Williams led the team in receiving. He had a total of 100 yards on 7 receptions for an average of 14 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Ball State had 262 total yards on 67 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 9 passing, and 6 by way of penalty for a total of 19 first downs on the game. The Cardinals rushed for 26 yards by way of 30 carries.
Northern Illinois was led in passing last game by Drew Hare, who finished with 105 yards through the air. He went 12 for 28 on the game, good for a 43% completion percentage. The Huskies were led in rushing by Joel Bouagnon, who finished with 104 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Kenny Golladay led the team in receiving. He had a total of 54 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 9 yards per catch in the game. Northern Illinois had 316 total yards on 89 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 6 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 17 first downs on the game. The Huskies rushed for 211 yards by way of 59 carries.
Ball State is scoring 25.6 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 21.4 passes on 37 attempts for a 57.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 213.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Cardinals are averaging 190.8 rushing yards per game on 39.2 attempts per contest for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. They are also running 76.2 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 404.2 yards per contest. The Cardinals manage 22.8 first downs per contest and they average a total of 29 penalty yards on 3.4 penalties.
Ball State allows 258.6 passing yards per game and 31.4 points per contest on defense. They give up 21.8 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64.1. The Cardinals allow an average of 213.2 rushing yards per game on 41 carries for a 5.2 average. Ball State allows 471.8 total yards per game including 6.3 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.2 penalties for 72.6 yards per game.
Northern Illinois averages 28.2 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 17.8 passes per game on 30.6 attempts for a 58.2 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 203 yards through the air per game thus far. The Huskies rush for an average of 166.4 yards per contest on 43.6 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry for the season. They also run 74.2 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for an average of 369.4 yards in each contest. The Huskies are gaining 18.2 first downs per contest and they average 51.6 penalty yards on 6.4 penalties per game.
Northern Illinois allows an average of 204 passing yards and 24.4 points per contest. They give up 18 completions on 32.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.9 per game. The Huskies allow an average of 149 rushing yards per game on 43.2 carries for an average of 3.4 yards per carry. Northern Illinois allows 353 total yards per game for an average of 4.6 yards per play. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and 4 penalties for 36.8 yards in each contest.
Ball State Betting Trends
Ball State is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Ball State has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Northern Illinois Betting Trends
Northern Illinois is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Northern Illinois has an ATS record of 2-2-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/04/15 DT Darnell Smith Knee "?" Saturday vs. No Illinois
10/04/15 DT Keenan Noel Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. No Illinois
08/29/15 RB Horactio Banks Shin out for season
09/09/15 RB Keith Harris Jr. Knee out indefinitely
07/29/15 LB Rasheen Lemon Legal problems out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Ball State
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