Free Week 2 Prediction: Cardinals vs Hoosiers Odds
Looking for Ball State Cardinals vs. Indiana Hoosiers free picks? Week 2 College football betting sees the Hoosiers taking on the Cardinals Saturday, September 10th at Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, Indiana. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football predictions.
(1-0) Ball State Cardinals vs. Indiana Hoosiers (1-0)
Date: Saturday, September 10th
Time: 4:00 PM
Venue: Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, Indiana
NCAA Football Spread: Indiana -17
NCAA Betting Total: 61
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Indiana will vie for their 5th straight home opener win when they welcome in the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday afternoon.
Both teams come in off Week 1 victories and it’s been Ball State who has dominated this head to head series.
Ball State Cardinals
The Cardinals have been the ones who have dominated this head to head series over the recent years.
Ball State has won 3 straight in this series, which includes a 41-39 win back in 2012 right here in Indiana.
They’ll look for a repeat performance as they try to build off the momentum of their opening week win against Georgia State.
Look for Ball State to really put emphasis on their ground game, as they leaned heavily on that in their win over the Panthers.
James Gilbert was the star of the show, racking up 160 yards and adding a pair of scores.
Darian Green and Teddy Williamson also saw a lot of touches Week 1 and will have similar workloads here against the Hoosiers.
The game wasn’t pretty by any means, but when the Hoosiers needed it the most, Richard Lagow stepped up.
Indiana looks to build off their Week 1 win on the road against FIU, a game that saw them battle for 3 quarters, before ultimately pulling away.
Defensively, the Hoosiers put up a pair of pick sixes, as they were all over the FIU pass game.
RB Devine Redding stepped up in a big way, setting the tone and pace for Indiana. He finished with 135 yards as it was his 4th straight 100 yard performance.
Look for him to continue to get a lot of touches here in this one, as he is one of the Hoosiers best playmakers.
Indiana has won 13 of their last 14 home openers and 30 of their last 34. However, they have dropped the three straight to Ball State in the series, as they fell 41-39 back in 2012.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Cardinals are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games after accumulating more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game.
- Cardinals are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games in September.
- Cardinals are 47-21 ATS in their last 68 road games.
- Hoosiers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games.
- Hoosiers are 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
- Hoosiers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
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Indiana has far more playmakers here than Ball State.
Look for the Hoosiers to get some revenge from the past 3 meetings, with a very lopsided victory here.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: Indiana ATS
The Hoosiers get out to an early lead and set the tone here, eventually pulling away and covering the number.
Week 2 Free Score Prediction: Indiana 45 – Ball State 17
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