Central Michigan vs Ball State Recap - Cardinals Win 31-27
Keith Wenning sliced and diced the Chippewas defense for 325 yards as Ball State handed Central Michigan a 31-27 defeat on Saturday at Scheumann Stadium.
Ball State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 55.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Barrington Scott rushed for 43 yards, while Keith Wenning added 31 yards in the win. Jack Tomlinson and Briggs Orsbon added 109 and 87 receiving yards respectively.
Zurlon Tipton rushed for 110 yards for Central Michigan, while Paris Cotton added 26 yards. Ryan Radcliff threw for 436 yards for the Chippewas, while receivers David Blackburn and Cody Wilson had 194 and 99 yards respectively.
Central Michigan outgained Ball State 569-455 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-24 by the Chippewas.
The time of possession battle favored Central Michigan as their offense was on the field for 33:42, longer than the 26:18 of their opponents.
Next game, Ball State takes its act on the road to face Western Michigan looking for another win. For Central Michigan, they head on the road to face Akron.