Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Ball State Cardinals Prediction, 11/11/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Ball State Cardinals
Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Location: Scheumann Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Eastern Michigan (+7.5)
Scheumann Stadium is the venue where Drew Plitt and the Ball State Cardinals (0-1) will take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles (0-1) on Wednesday. The spread on this game has Ball State as 7.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 58.5.
In their last outing, the Eastern Michigan Eagles took the field against the Kent State Golden Flashes and took the loss by a score of 27-23. Preston Hutchinson went 21/35 with 241 yards through the air and completed 2 touchdowns. He threw 2 picks on the day. Darius Boone Jr. led the team on the ground in this game. He broke a long run for 34 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He racked up a total of 68 yards by way of 9 carries which meant he was running for 7.6 yards per carry. Hassan Beydoun led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 112 yards on 9 receptions. He averaged 12.4 yards per catch in this game.
When talking about scoring, the Eastern Michigan Eagles have an average of 23 points per contest. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 61 yards on the ground which is 122nd in the country. The Eagles have attained 302 total yards over the course of this season. In terms of notching touchdowns, Eastern Michigan has amassed 2 passing touchdowns and 1 touchdown on the ground. The Eagles are sitting in 64th in Division 1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 27 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.6 yards per running attempt and 212 rushing yards per game for the campaign. When it comes to passing yards, the Eagles are giving up 219 yards which has them sitting in 21st in college football. Over the course of this year, they have yielded 431 yards per game which puts them 90th in D-1.
Preston Hutchinson has connected on 64 of his attempted career 92 tosses for a completion percentage of 69.6%. He is averaging 87.9 yards per game. For his college career, Hutchinson has thrown for a total of 703 yds with 5 touchdowns and 3 picks. He has a quarterback rating of 145.2 with a touchdown rate of 5.4% and an interception rate of 3.3%. Since his collegiate career started, he has taken off and run 36 different times for a total of -29 yds.
In the last game they played, the Ball State Cardinals played the Miami RedHawks and added a loss to their record by a score of 38-31. Caleb Huntley paced the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 45 yards and he added 2 TD's in this outing. He racked up a total of 130 yards by way of 21 carries which meant he was running for 6.2 yards per carry. Justin Hall was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 124 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 31.0 yards per reception for that contest. Drew Plitt went 19/32 with 309 yards by way of the pass and added 1 touchdown. He tossed 1 pick for the contest.
When discussing putting points on the board, the Cardinals currently rank 46th in college football with 31 PPG. Over the course of the season so far, the Cardinals have earned 309 yards via the pass, ranking them 17th in the country. They are averaging 169 rushing yards per game. The Ball State Cardinals average 478 yards per game which is good for 20th in D-1. The Cardinals are surrendering 38 PPG, ranking them 121st in D-1. Ball State has allowed a total of 134 yards on the ground and 2 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. They have surrendered 3 touchdowns through the air in addition to 288 yards/contest, which puts them in 119th in college football.
During the 25 games in his college career, Drew Plitt has completed 384 of his 617 attempts for a total of 4,665 yards. He is averaging 186.6 passing yards per contest with a 137.8 QB rating. Plitt has thrown for 34 touchdowns compared to 19 picks in his career. He has scampered for 259 yards on 175 tries. His TD rate on pass attempts is 5.5% and his interception percentage is 3.1%.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals -7.5 and over 58.5 total points
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