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    Carson Steele will lead the Ball State Cardinals (4-3) into their game against the Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-3) at Scheumann Stadium on Saturday at 2:00 PM ET.

    The Eagles are underdogs, but by less than a field goal (+2.5), against the Cardinals (with an over/under of 58 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Ball State vs. Eastern Michigan

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Muncie, Indiana
    • Stadium: Scheumann Stadium
    Cardinals vs Eagles Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Cardinals -2.5 -110 -110 58 -110 -110 -137 +110

    Ball State Betting Insights

    • Eastern Michigan has covered the spread twice in seven opportunities this season.
    • When it has played as at least 2.5-point underdogs this season, Eastern Michigan is 2-1 against the spread.
    • Eastern Michigan games have hit the over in four out of seven opportunities (57.1%).

    Ball State Stats & Insights

    • Ball State is putting up 406.9 yards per game offensively this season (64th in the FBS), and are giving up 403.4 yards per game (93rd) on the other side of the ball.
    • Ball State ranks 89th in scoring offense (25.7 points per game) and 88th in scoring defense (29.3 points allowed per game) this season.
    • Ball State is totaling 255.3 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 55th in the FBS. The defense ranks 46th, giving up 213.1 passing yards per contest.
    • Ball State owns the 69th-ranked rushing offense this season (151.6 rushing yards per game), and has been less effective on defense, ranking 16th-worst with 190.3 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Ball State ranks 86th in third-down efficiency (37.6%) on offense and 51st in third-down conversion rate allowed (36.0%) on defense this season.
    • Ball State ranks 60th in college football with a +1 turnover margin after forcing 12 turnovers (24th in the FBS) and committing 11 (90th in the FBS).

    Ball State’s Best Players

    • John Paddock has recorded 1,787 yards (255.3 ypg) on 184-of-298 passing with 12 touchdowns compared to seven interceptions this season.
    • Steele has carried the ball 169 times for a team-high 824 yards on the ground and has found the end zone eight times.
    • Vaughn Pemberton has been handed the ball 23 times this year and racked up 85 yards (12.1 per game).
    • Jayshon Jackson has hauled in 50 receptions for 567 yards (81.0 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone two times as a receiver.
    • Yo’Heinz Tyler has hauled in 37 receptions totaling 335 yards, finding the end zone one time as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Brady Hunt’s 22 grabs have yielded 241 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Tavion Woodard paces the team with 2.5 sacks, and also has 2.0 TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Jaquan Amos, Ball State’s top tackler, has 31 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one interception this year.
    • Nic Jones has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with two passes defended.

    Eastern Michigan Betting Insights

    • Eastern Michigan has covered the spread twice in seven opportunities this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 2.5-point underdogs this year, Eastern Michigan is 2-1 against the spread.
    • Four of Eastern Michigan’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (57.1%).

    Eastern Michigan Stats & Insights

    • Eastern Michigan ranks 91st with 362.0 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 87th with 394.7 total yards ceded per game on defense.
    • Eastern Michigan has not been getting things done on defense, ranking 19th-worst with 32.7 points given up per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, putting up 28.4 points per contest (72nd-ranked).
    • Eastern Michigan is putting up 221.3 passing yards per game on offense this season (87th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 223.0 passing yards per contest (58th-ranked) on defense.
    • With 140.7 rushing yards per game on offense, Eastern Michigan ranks 80th in the FBS. On defense it ranks 98th, allowing 171.7 rushing yards per contest.
    • Eastern Michigan has been struggling on third down, ranking 14th-worst with a 46.2% third-down conversion rate allowed per game. It has been better on the other side of the ball, regstering a 46.1% third-down rate (34th-ranked).
    • With five forced turnovers (120th in the FBS) and 15 turnovers committed (123rd in the FBS) this season, Eastern Michigan ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -10.

    Eastern Michigan’s Best Players

    • Taylor Powell leads Eastern Michigan with 1,174 yards on 94-of-148 passing with eight touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Samson Evans has rushed for 635 yards on 120 carries so far this year while scoring six times on the ground.
    • Jaylon Jackson has compiled 238 yards on 49 carries with one touchdown.
    • Tanner Knue has totaled 25 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 366 (52.3 yards per game). He’s been targeted 36 times and has five touchdowns.
    • Darius Lassiter has totaled 260 receiving yards (37.1 yards per game) and two touchdowns on 23 receptions.
    • Hassan Beydoun’s 20 grabs (on 29 targets) have netted him 214 yards (30.6 ypg) and three touchdowns.
    • Jose Ramirez has collected 7.0 sacks to pace the team, while also recording 7.0 TFL and 25 tackles.
    • Chase Kline is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s collected 30 tackles.
    • Mark Lee Jr. leads the team with one interception, while also recording seven tackles and one pass defended.

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