Eastern Michigan vs. Ball State fearless prediction and game preview.
Date: Saturday, October 20
Game Time: 3:00 ET
Venue: Scheumann Stadium, Muncie, IN
Eastern Michigan (3-4) vs. Ball State (3-4) Game Preview
What’s Going To Happen
Finally, Eastern Michigan played a really, really close game, and won it.
If it didn’t turn its season around with a win over Toledo, it certainly kept it alive. And now, with a slew of winnable games ahead, there’s a real, live shot at getting bowl eligible if it can get by Ball State.
The Cardinals also came up with a win, fighting way too hard to get by Central Michigan. But now comes the hard part of the schedule, with no layups the rest of the way. Win this, though, and all of a sudden, it’ll be three victories in the last four games.
They’re not playing all that poorly, with a good running game and the MAC’s second-best offense overall. They’re moving the chains, and they’re balanced enough to do a little of everything against the EMU defense.
But Ball State has also been putting up good numbers against bad teams.
EMU has an efficient passing attack, and manage to do a great job of capitalizing on mistakes. The defense will get hit by the Ball State running game, but there won’t be too many problems keeping the score in check, even on the road.
As always for the Eagles, it’ll be a close, tight battle decided by less than seven points. EMU will come out on the right side of the fun for the second game in a row.
Fearless Prediction & Line
Eastern Michigan 27, Ball State 23
Line: Eastern Michigan -3, o/u: 48
ATS Confidence out of 5: 1
Must See Rating: 2.5
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