Saturday, October 24, 2015
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The Central Michigan Chippewas take on the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday at Scheumann Stadium. The opening line for this game has Central Michigan as 6 point favorites and the over/under was set at 58.
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Central Michigan was led in passing last game by Cooper Rush, who finished with 313 yards through the air. He went 23 for 30 on the game, good for a 77% completion percentage. The Chippewas were led in rushing by Martez Walker, who finished with 60 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Jesse Kroll led the team in receiving. He had a total of 133 yards on 7 receptions for an average of 19 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Central Michigan got a total of 25 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 16 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 75 total plays for 463 yards for the game. The Chippewas ran for 150 yards on 45 attempts.
Ball State was led in passing last game by Riley Neal, who finished with 218 yards through the air. He went 28 for 48 on the game, good for a 58% completion percentage. The Cardinals were led in rushing by Darian Green, who finished with 70 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Jordan Williams led the team in receiving. He had a total of 68 yards on 7 receptions for an average of 10 yards per catch in the game. Ball State got a total of 24 first downs by way of 12 rushing, 11 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 88 total plays for 372 yards for the game. The Cardinals ran for 154 yards on 40 attempts.
Central Michigan is scoring 28.6 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 25.6 passes on 37.4 attempts for a 68.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 303.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Chippewas are averaging 100.1 rushing yards per game on 34 attempts per contest for an average of 2.9 yards per carry. They also run 71.4 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 403.6 yards per game. The Chippewas are averaging 22 first downs per game and they accumulate 55.1 penalty yards per game via 6.4 penalties.
Central Michigan allows 171.4 passing yards per game and 24 points per contest on defense. They give up 14.9 completions on 25.9 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.5. The Chippewas give up 154.9 rushing yards per contest on 37.3 carries for a 4.2 average per carry. Central Michigan gives up 326.3 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.6 penalties per game that total 52.4 yards as a unit.
Ball State averages 26.9 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 23.7 passes per game on 40.9 attempts for a 58 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 239.7 yards through the air per game thus far. The Cardinals rush for an average of 174 yards per contest on 38.7 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry for the season. They also run 79.6 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for a total of 413.7 yards per game. The Cardinals get an average of 24.1 first downs per game and they average 35.7 penalty yards per game via 3.7 penalties.
Ball State allows an average of 295.4 passing yards and 35.3 points per contest. They give up 23.7 completions on 34.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.9 per game. The Cardinals give up 196 rushing yards per game on 42.3 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. Ball State gives up 491.4 total yards per game including an average of 6.4 per play. They create an average of 1.7 turnovers per game and 7.6 penalties for 73.4 yards each game.
Central Michigan Betting Trends
Central Michigan is 3-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Central Michigan has an ATS record of 7-0-0 this season
Ball State Betting Trends
Ball State is 3-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Ball State has an ATS record of 2-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/18/15 OL Ramadan Ahmeti Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Ball State
10/17/15 LB Tim Hamilton Shoulder out indefinitely
10/08/15 Backup RB Jerrod Davis Knee out indefinitely
10/05/15 RB Devon Spalding Collarbone out indefinitely
08/29/15 RB Horactio Banks Shin out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Ball State
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