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Ball State at Northern Illinois 10/5/19 - College Football Picks & Predictions

Game: Northern Illinois Huskies vs Ball State Cardinals
Date & Time: 10/5/2019, 7:30 PM UTC
Location: Huskie Stadium
Latest Odds: NIU -7 O/U 55
TV Channel: ESPN3

The Ball State squad has only managed to get a single win on the year. The Cardinals win came against Fordham and that is going to be a game that could make the difference for the Cardinals as the team really not been that impressive on the year outside of that win with the way they have controlled the game.

The Cardinals have ended up scoring only 33.8 points a game on the year so ar. The team has managed to throw the ball for 344.5 yards a game, but have ran the ball for a total of 125.8 yards a game. Defensively the Cardinals have given up 34.5 points  a game on the season. The Cardinals have allowed 274.5 yards a game in the air and have allowed the opponent to rush for 142.8 yards a game.

Northern Illinois is a team that has only won a single game as well. The Huskies win was against Illinois State and that was the game that opened the year for the Northern Illinois team. What is really bad is the Huskies did drop the most recent game they had against Vanderbilt by a total of 6 points in the game and that was a problem for the team because it was a game they should have won.

The Huskies have managed to score only 16.8 points a game. The team has thrown the ball for 272.5 yards a game, but have ran the ball for 84.8 yards a game. The defense for the Huskies has allowed 28.3 points a game on the year. The team has allowed only 219.3 yards a game in the air and allowed 166.5 yards a game on the ground.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

  • Cardinals are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win
  • Huskies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on fieldturf.
  • Over is 4-0 in Cardinals last 4 vs. a team with a losing record.
  • Under is 4-0 in Huskies last 4 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
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Free NCAA Football Pick: Ball State Cardinals +7

The Huskies are going to have some problems in this game here. Granted, the Huskies have the better defense, but their offense is horrible and that will actually show up in this game as Ball State is able to come into the game her with a decent offensive showing and that allows the Cardinals to get a win in this game. Final Score Prediction, Ball State Cardinals win and cover ATS 35-24.


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