Eastern Michigan at Ball State 11/11/20 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Ball State vs. Eastern Michigan
Game Info: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Betting Odds: Ball State -8 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles and Ball State Cardinals face off on Wednesday in a MAC college football showdown at Scheumann Stadium.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles had a tough matchup in their first game against the Kent State Golden Eagles and although they were competitive they lost by four points. At halftime, Eastern MIchigan was down 20-9 and they chipped away in the second half, but they couldn’t do enough to come away with the victory.At quarterback, Easter Michigan is led at quarterback by Preston Tucker who threw for 241 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions. On defense Eastern Michigan actually played pretty well in the second half, but they can’t get out to a slow start again. Eastern Michigan is best in ugly football games and they need to try and grind out this game.
On the other side of this matchup is the Ball State Cardinals who had plenty of chances to beat the Miami of Ohio Redhawks in the first game, but they couldn’t take advantage and that led to a 38-31 loss. At quarterback Ball State is led at quarterback by Drew Pitt who threw for 309 yards, one touchdown, and an interception. Running back Caleb Huntley also had a big game running 21 times for 130 yards and two touchdowns. On defense Ball State’s secondary had some major issues giving up 212 yards and three touchdowns. Ball State needs to take better care of the ball in this game and make sure they are the ones creating turnovers, not being the one turning the ball over.
Eastern MIchigan is 21-6 against the spread in their last 27 road games. The over is 5-2-1 in Eastern Michigan’s last 13 games overall. Ball State is 12-25 in their last 37 games played on their home field. The overi s 9-2 in the last 11 meetings played between the two squads.
If you like scoring, make sure to tune in because there is going to be no shortage of scoring. Both of these teams are going to run up the score and that will lead to this game going well over the total.