Ball State vs. Indiana State: College Football Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – September 16, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 16, 2023

The Ball State Cardinals (0-2) are heavily favored, by 26 points, facing the FCS Indiana State Sycamores on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at Scheumann Stadium. An over/under of 44.5 points has been set for the contest.

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Ball State vs. Indiana State Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Ball State -26 -112 -108 44.5 -112 -108

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Computer Pick

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Comparison

Ball State Indiana State
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 8.5 (128) 7.0 (48)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 44.5 (122) 41.0 (29)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 5 (106) 1 (11)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 2 (74) 1 (27)

Ball State vs. Indiana State Betting Insights

Ball State Stats and Trends

  • Ball State is winless against the spread this season (0-1-1).
  • Games featuring Ball State have gone over the point total once this season.
  • Ball State has an average point total of 50.8 in their contests this year, 6.3 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Indiana State Stats and Trends

  • Indiana State is winless against the spread this season (0-1-0).
  • The Sycamores have not covered the spread this season (0-1 ATS) when playing as at least 26-point underdogs.
  • Each Indiana State game has hit the over this season.
  • Indiana State has had an average of 44.0 points scored in their games so far this season, 0.5 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

Ball State Players to Watch

  • Kadin Semonza leads his team with 220 passing yards (110.0 per game) and has a 59.5% completion percentage (22-of-37), throwing one touchdown pass and three interceptions.
  • Marquez Cooper has 27 attempts for a team-high 41 rushing yards (20.5 per game) and zero touchdowns.
  • Kiael Kelly has run for 37 yards on 10 carries (18.5 yards per game) this year.
  • Ty Robinson has six catches, leading his team with 111 yards (55.5 ypg) while scoring one touchdown this season.
  • Tanner Koziol’s stat line this year shows 11 catches for 90 yards. He averages 45.0 receiving yards per game.
  • Qian Magwood has 70 receiving yards on nine receptions, averaging 35.0 yards per game.

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