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Akron Favored by -1 Against Ball State on Saturday - Week 9 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

Akron Zips


Ball State Cardinals
Saturday, October 25, 2014 3:33 PM ET
Scheumann Stadium

The Cardinals hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Ball State Cardinals pay a visit to Scheumann Stadium in Week 9 betting action.

Akron Zips vs Ball State Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Ball State Cardinals were sitting as 1-point underdogs earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

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Computer Prediction: Akron Zips vs Ball State Cardinals Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 25-23 result in favor of the Zips. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Akron Zips vs Ball State Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Ball State battles the Akron Zips, currently with a 4-3 mark (2-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 2-4-1 for the Cardinals and 1-6 for the Akron Zips. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ball State vs Akron injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Ball State Cardinals rated this week at No. 40 and the Akron Zips sitting at No. 64.

How Akron Zips vs Ball State Cardinals Stats Matchup

The game also pits Ball State's No. 91-ranked offense, averaging 25.71 PPG, against a Akron defense that ranks No. 12 this week at 18.14 PPG. The Ball State aerial game is averaging 210.14 yards per game, less than the Akron Zips secondary allows through the air, 226.14 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Akron Zips own the league's No. 29-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 131.33 yards per game when on the road. Ball State, on the other hand, rates No. 62 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Zach D'Orazio was good for 117 receiving yards in the Zips's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn't help his team to victory and they fell 23-20 to the Zips.

In their last game, the Cardinals were Week 8 winners, coming out on top of the Chippewas by a score of 32-29.

Akron Zips vs Ball State Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

Akron is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Akron is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Akron's last 7 games
Akron is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Ball State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Ball State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Ball State is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ball State's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Akron home to Bowling Green, Tuesday, November 4th
Ball State home to Northern Illinois, Wednesday, November 5th