Saturday, September 10, 2016
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The Ball State Cardinals take on the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 17.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 64.5. This season the Cardinals are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Hoosiers have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Riley Neal finished with 130 yards through the air for Ball State last week. He completed 15 passes out of 29 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. The Cardinals were led in rushing by James Gilbert, who finished with 160 yards on 29 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. KeVonn Mabon was the team leader in receiving with a total of 69 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 9 yards per reception. As a team in that game Ball State got a total of 22 first downs by way of 14 rushing, 8 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 81 total plays for 455 yards for the game. The Cardinals ran for 325 yards on 52 attempts.
Richard Lagow finished with 240 yards through the air for Indiana last week. He completed 18 passes out of 27 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Hoosiers were led in rushing by Devine Redding, who finished with 135 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Nick Westbrook was the team leader in receiving with a total of 70 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Indiana got a total of 26 first downs by way of 15 rushing, 10 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 80 total plays for 486 yards for the game. The Hoosiers ran for 246 yards on 52 attempts.
Ball State scores 31 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 63rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15 passes on 29 attempts for a 51.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 130 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 113th in college football. The Cardinals run for an average of 325 yards per game on 52 attempts for an average of 6.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 11th in the nation. They also run 81 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 455 yards per game, ranking their offense 57th overall this season. The Cardinals average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 61st in the country. They accumulate 39 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 90th in the nation.
Ball State allows 195 passing yards per game, ranking 65th in D-1, and they allow 21 points per contest on defense, which ranks 66th. They give up 25 completions on 40 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62.5. The Cardinals allow 77 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for an average of 3.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 25th in the country. Ball State allows 272 total yards per game including 4.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 39th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6 penalties for 52 yards per game, ranking them 65th among D-1 teams.
Indiana averages 34 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 55th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18 passes per game on 28 attempts for a 64.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 240 yards through the air per game, ranking them 56th in Division 1. The Hoosiers run for an average of 246 yards per game on 52 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 35th on the ground. They also run 80 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for a total of 486 yards per game, ranking them 44th in the country on offense. The Hoosiers get an average of 26 first downs per game, which ranks 31st in the nation. They average 74 penalty yards per game via 9 penalties, ranking them 27th in college football.
Indiana allows an average of 268 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 94th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 13 points per contest, which has them ranked 34th in the nation. They give up 24 completions on 47 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.1 per game. The Hoosiers allow 63 rushing yards per contest on 21 carries for a 3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 18th in the country. Indiana allows 331 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play, which ranks 66th in D-1. They force 3 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 36 yards in each contest, ranking 39th in the nation.
Ball State Betting Trends
Ball State is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Ball State has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Indiana Betting Trends
Indiana is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Indiana has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/29/16 OL Andrew Poenitsch Leg out for season
09/05/16 WR Luke Timian Knee "?" Saturday vs. Ball State
09/04/16 DB Chase Dutra Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Ball State
09/04/16 WR Jonah Morris Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Ball State
09/04/16 DB Noel Padmore Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Ball State
09/04/16 DL Ralph Green III Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Ball State
09/04/16 WR Simmie Cobbs Jr. Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Ball State
09/02/16 TE Jordan Fuchs Ankle out indefinitely
09/02/16 DB Wesley Green Suspension out indefinitely
08/19/16 WR J-Shun Harris II Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Ball State
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