Eastern Michigan vs Ball State Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NCAAF, Week 8

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The Eastern Michigan Eagles (5-4) visit Scheumann Stadium to take on the Ball State Cardinals (4-4) on Oct. 22. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:00pm EDT in Muncie.

are betting favorites in Week 8, with the spread sitting at ().

The Over/Under for Eastern Michigan vs. Ball State is total points.

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Eastern Michigan vs. Ball State Odds, Spread, Over/Under for Week 8

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Eastern Michigan vs Ball State Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Ball State will win this game with 51.3% confidence.

Eastern Michigan vs Ball State Spread Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Ball State will cover the spread with 70.5% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Eastern Michigan and Ball State, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


  • Eastern Michigan has hit the 1H Moneyline in 3 of their last 4 away games (+6.95 Units / 174% ROI)
  • Eastern Michigan has hit the Team Total Under in 7 of their last 8 games (+5.85 Units / 65% ROI)
  • Eastern Michigan has hit the 1Q Moneyline in 3 of their last 4 away games (+4.76 Units / 119% ROI)
  • Eastern Michigan has hit the Game Total Over in 5 of their last 6 away games (+3.90 Units / 59% ROI)
  • Eastern Michigan has hit the 1H Game Total Over in 5 of their last 7 away games (+2.85 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Ball State has hit the Moneyline in 8 of their last 14 games (+7.60 Units / 26% ROI)
  • Ball State has hit the Team Total Under in 13 of their last 18 games (+7.20 Units / 35% ROI)
  • Ball State has hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 7 of their last 8 games at home (+6.03 Units / 64% ROI)
  • Ball State has hit the Game Total Under in 13 of their last 20 games (+5.30 Units / 24% ROI)
  • Ball State has hit the 1H Game Total Over in 9 of their last 15 games (+4.60 Units / 28% ROI)
  • Eastern Michigan Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Eastern Michigan has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • Eastern Michigan is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • Eastern Michigan is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • Eastern Michigan is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    Ball State Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Ball State has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • Ball State is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • Ball State is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • Ball State is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    Matchup Notes for Eastern Michigan vs. Ball State

    Ball State’s TEs has 7 receiving touchdowns in the Red Zone this season — most among FBS TEs. Eastern Michigan’s defense has allowed 8 receiving touchdowns in the Red Zone this season — tied for fifth-most among NonP5 defenses.

    Eastern Michigan Offensive Stats & Trends

    Eastern Michigan WRs have caught just 3 of 13 passes (23% Reception Pct) on 3rd and long this season– 2nd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 56%

    Eastern Michigan Skill Players have caught just 5 of 17 passes (29% Reception Pct) on 3rd and long this season– 2nd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 58%

    Eastern Michigan have been sacked 58 times since last season– tied for 5th most among FBS Offenses

    Eastern Michigan RBs have rushed for 30 TDs on 98 carries (3.3 Carries Per TD) in the Red Zone since last season– tied for 5th best Carries Per TD among FBS Teams; Average: 4.6

    Eastern Michigan Skill Players have averaged just 3.5 yards per target (60 yards/17 targets) on 3rd and long this season– 5th worst among FBS Teams; Average: 7.6

    Ball State Offensive Stats & Trends

    Ball State TEs have been targeted 9 times in short yardage situations this season– tied for 2nd most among FBS Teams

    Ball State TEs have caught 7 touchdown passes in the Red Zone this season– most among FBS Teams

    Ball State WRs have averaged just 10.6 yards per reception (3,224 yards/303 catches) since last season– tied for worst among FBS Teams; Average: 13.4

    Ball State WRs have been targeted 37 times with 4-6 yards to go this season– 2nd most among FBS Teams

    Ball State TEs have caught 8 touchdown passes this season– tied for most among FBS Teams

    Eastern Michigan Eagles Defensive Stats & Trends

    Eastern Michigan has tackled opponents for a loss on just 5 of 103 rushing attempts (5% TFL%) in the Red Zone since last season– worst in FBS; Average: 15%.

    Eastern Michigan has tackled opponents for a loss on just 5 of 103 rushing attempts (5% TFL%) in the Red Zone since last season– worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 15%.

    Eastern Michigan has tackled opponents for a loss on just 1 of 28 rushing attempts (4% TFL%) in the Red Zone this season– 3rd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 16%.

    Eastern Michigan has allowed a passer rating of 259.6 in the Red Zone (18.0 Pass Attempts) this season– 4th worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 172.3

    Eastern Michigan has allowed a passer rating of 259.6 in the Red Zone (18.0 Pass Attempts) this season– 5th worst in FBS; Average: 163.1

    Ball State Cardinals Defensive Stats & Trends

    Ball State has allowed passes of 40+ yards on just 2 of 213 attempts (1%) this season– 4th best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 2%

    Ball State has allowed a Completion Pct of just 44% (31 completions/71 attempts) on 3rd and long since last season– tied for 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 54%

    Ball State has allowed opponents to catch just 31 of 71 passes (44% Reception Pct) on 3rd and long since last season– tied for 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 54%

    Ball State has allowed just 10.8 yards per completion (1,374 yards/127 completions) this season– tied for 4th best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 13.0

    Ball State has allowed passes of 20+ yards on just 14 of 213 attempts (7%) this season– 3rd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 11%


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