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Eastern Michigan vs. Ball State Sportsbook Betting Odds and Official Handicapping Preview

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Eastern Michigan vs. Ball State starts out a brand new week of college football picks winners. EMU is 5-4 outright and 7-2 to the Vegas bookmakers going under 6-3. They are 4-1 on the road. Ball State is 4-5 straight up, but 5-4 where the money counts. However, they are 1-3 SU at ATS at home. Ball State enters on a three-game spread skid, with Eastern Michigan 6-1 the last seven ATS but off the setback. EMU has gone under 6-1 the last seven. Ball State under 4-1 last five.

Ball State is -1.5 at home with a posted total of 59.5. Not enough totals bets were placed to track percentages, but 63 percent of wagers are on EMU. EMU gets .6 fewer yards per carry than their opponent normally allow but .2 passing yards per attempt more. They are standard against the pass but hold teams to .3 yards per carry below their normal average.

Ball State can run the ball, average .4 yards per rush over foes normal average, but .7 yards per pass less. However, they allow teams to exceed their normal production by .3 yards per rush and .6 yards per pass.

Spread betting trends (all records are ATS): Eastern Michigan is 10-21 after allowing more than 200 yards rushing last game, 1-6 to teams with a losing record. Ball State 0-6 home versus an opponent to teams with a winning record.

Totals angles: EMU over 20-8 after accumulating less than 20 points last game, but under 6-1 overall. Ball State has gone under 7-2 at home. The series has gone over 6-1 last seven.

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