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College Football Betting Line Favors the Eastern Michigan Eagles over the Ball State Cardinals

The Ball State Cardinals will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Eagles in Eastern Michigan at Rynearson Stadium on Thursday in Week 10 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Eastern Michigan Eagles in this one found them as -22-point favorites at Bovada. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark picked a 35-12 result in favor of the Eagles. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Ball State Cardinals vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Eastern Michigan Eagles are 2-6 overall and 6-2 ATS against the spread, while the Cardinals are 2-6 and 3-5 ATS. As for the totals, Eastern Michigan is 2-6 on the OU, and Ball State is 5-3 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Eastern Michigan vs Ball State injuries news.

The game pits the Eastern Michigan Eagles, currently No. 49 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Ball State Cardinals, who rate No. 128 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Eastern Michigan's No. 113-ranked offense, averaging 20.75 PPG, against a Ball State defense that ranks No. 117 this week at 37.62 PPG. The Eastern Michigan aerial game is averaging 278.5 yards per game, more than the Ball State Cardinals secondary allows through the air, 228.88 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Ball State Cardinals feature the league's No. 20-rated road run defense, allowing 106.5 yards per game. Eastern Michigan, meanwhile, ranks No. 119 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ball State didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Rockets as Toledo blasted them 58-17 in Week 9 action.

In their last game, the Eagles were Week 9 losers coming out on the wrong end of 30-27 score against NIU.

Betting Trends
  • Ball State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Ball State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ball State's last 5 games
  • Ball State is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Eastern Michigan is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Eastern Michigan's last 11 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ball State at NIU, Thursday, November 9th
Eastern Michigan at Central Michigan, Wednesday, November 8th