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Ball State Cardinals vs Central Michigan Chippewas 12/5/2020 NCAAF Tips, Forecast & Analysis

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Ball State Cardinals vs Central Michigan Chippewas 12-5-2020 NCAAF Tips Forecast & Analysis

Ball State Cardinals vs Central Michigan Chippewas 12/5/2020 – An interesting MAC West Conference play will get underway between two of the top three teams as they enter Week 14 of college football. Ball State Cardinals will hit the road in this game to kick-off against Central Michigan Chippewas from Kelly/Shorts Stadium in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The online sportsbooks have been flourishing with all the picks and predictions of this important game. The Cardinals are sitting at the third spot in the MAC West while the Chippewas secured the second.

Ball State Cardinals vs Central Michigan Chippewas 12/5/2020

When: Saturday, December 5, 5:30 PM ET
Where: Kelly/Shorts Stadium, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
TV: ESPNU
Stream: Sofascore

Ball State Cardinals vs Central Michigan Chippewas 12/5/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Cardinals +3 (-107) 61.5 o (-107) +118
Chippewas -3 (-107) 61.5 u (-107) -132
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Ball State Cardinals

Ball State Cardinals won three of their four conference games on the season and are the same with their overall play. The Cardinals lost their season opener to Miami Ohio Redhawks. Ball State will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. In their last game against Toledo, the Cardinals scored 27 and gave up 24. QB Drew Pitt managed to cover 1059 yards in total with six TDs and four interceptions. Pitt was also sacked a dozen times in their last four games. Brandon Martin has taken the lead from the linebacker spot with 43 tackles on the season.  

Players to watch: D. Plitt QB (CMP 58 ATT 88 YDS 755 CMP% 65.9 AVG 8.6 LNG 66 TD 4 INT 3 SACK 12 SYL -72 RTG 146.2), C. Huntley RB (ATT 80 YDS 437 AVG 5.5 LNG 45 TD 6), J. Hall WR (ATT 8 YDS 109 AVG 13.6 LNG 34 TD 1 REC 18 YDS 252 AVG 14 LNG 66 TD 1  REC 18 YDS 252 AVG 14 LNG 66 TD 1), Y. Tyler WR (REC 19 YDS 238 AVG 12.5 LNG 64 TD 2).       

Central Michigan Chippewas

Central Michigan Chippewas are holding the same record as the Cardinals, but they won two of their three games on the road. The Chippewas lost against Western Michigan Broncos when they scored 44 and gave up 52. In their last outing, they managed to bounce back against Eastern Michigan Eagles with a final score of 31-23. QB Daniel Richardson has touched 769 yards in total with four TDs and two interceptions. Richardson was also sacked seven times this season.

Players to watch: D. Richardson QB (CMP 49 ATT 79 YDS 596 CMP% 62 AVG 7.5 LNG 58 TD 4 INT 1 SACK 7 SYL -50 RTG 139.6), K. Pimpleton WR (CMP 1 ATT 2 YDS 30 CMP% 50 AVG 15 LNG 30 TD 0 INT 0 SACK 0 SYL 0 RTG 176 ATT 60 YDS 285 AVG 4.8 LNG 69 TD 5), K. Lewis RB (ATT 60 YDS 285 AVG 4.8 LNG 69 TD 5), D. Dixon WR (REC 10 YDS 180 AVG 18 LNG 58 TD 1).

Ball State Cardinals vs Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Numbers

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Ball State Cardinals

Ball State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Ball State’s last 8 games.
Ball State is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Cardinals are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against Central Michigan.
Ball State is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Central Michigan.

Central Michigan Chippewas

Central Michigan is 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Central Michigan’s last 13 games.
Central Michigan is 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Central Michigan’s last 9 games against Ball State.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Central Michigan’s last 7 games at home.

Ball State Cardinals vs Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Picks

The Chippewas are doing better in terms of defense and they have a decent quarterback who was sacked just seven times. The top betting sites have predicted the Chippewas to win this game with a score of 37-33.