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College Football
MATCHUP
Ball State (3-5) at Ohio (4-3)
Stats: Overall | Conference | Home/Away | Last 3 | Grass/Turf | Last 3 Home/Away
Records: ATS | Over/Under
Teams: Ball State Cardinals | Ohio Bobcats
Summary
7:00 PM ET W‑L ATS H A AF AA O/U
Ball State 3-5 4-4-0 2-3 1-2 25.0 26.1 2-6-0
Ohio 4-3 4-3-0 3-0 1-3 36.3 31.0 4-3-0
Live Odds | All Odds
Home O/U
Opening line -11.5 -115 OFF
5Dimes -10 -110 OFF
Westgate OFF OFF
Wynn OFF OFF
Boyd OFF OFF
Covers.com -10 -110 OFF
Best home line Recent line moves
Quickchart Matchup
Ball State Ball State Off vs  Ohio Ohio Def
Ball State 436.9 yards
Ohio 465.4 yards
Ball State 4.5 yards/rush
Ohio 4.6 yards/rush
Ball State 6 yards/attempt
Ohio 8.7 yards/attempt
Ohio Ohio Off vs  Ball State Ball State Def
Ohio 456.7 yards
Ball State 406.1 yards
Ohio 5.3 yards/rush
Ball State 4.5 yards/rush
Ohio 9.7 yards/attempt
Ball State 6.8 yards/attempt
Quarterbacks
Ball State Yds Comp % Y/A TD/Int
Riley Neal 1841 58.44 5.8 10/4
Drew Plitt 149 75.00 12.4 1/1
Ohio Yds Comp % Y/A TD/Int
Nathan Rourke 1490 61.44 9.7 13/4
Quinton Maxwell 245 69.23 9.4 2/0
Overall Stats | In Depth
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
BALL
OHIO
25.0
36.3
436.9
456.7
251.1
247.9
185.8
208.9
4.5
5.3
6.0
9.7
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
BALL
OHIO
26.1
31.0
406.1
465.4
213.6
311.0
192.5
154.4
4.5
4.6
6.8
8.7
ATS Records | In Depth
  W‑L ATS H A Grass Turf
BALL
OHIO
3‑5
4‑3
4‑4‑0
4‑3‑0
2‑3‑0
2‑1‑0
2‑1‑0
2‑1‑0
0‑0‑0
0‑0‑0
4‑4‑0
4‑3‑0
Home/Away Stats | In Depth | Last 3 H/A
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
BALL
OHIO
16.7
48.3
351.7
562.0
175.0
250.7
176.7
311.3
3.9
7.0
5.0
9.6
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
BALL
OHIO
28.3
29.3
421.0
470.0
208.7
369.3
212.3
100.7
4.8
3.5
7.3
9.2
Last 3 Stats | In Depth
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
BALL
OHIO
20.0
32.3
378.0
444.0
206.3
254.7
171.7
189.3
4.2
4.7
5.1
13.6
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
BALL
OHIO
29.7
21.3
392.7
395.3
175.7
210.0
217.0
185.3
4.6
5.1
6.6
6.8
Injuries
Ball State
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Caleb Huntley RB Ques Thurs - Achilles - 10/20/18 Huntley has missed the last two games with an Achilles injury and it is unclear if he will play Thursday against Ohio.
Kaleb Slaven OL Ques Thurs - Foot - 10/20/18 Slaven has missed the last four games dealing with a foot injury and it is unknown if he will suit up Thursday against Ohio.
Lamar Anderson CB Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 10/20/18 Anderson has been sidelined by an injured shoulder and it is unknown when he will return to the field.
Mitch Larsen S Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 10/20/18 Larsen has missed been sidelined by a shoulder injury and it is unknown when he will return to action.
Alex Joss OL out for season - Knee - 9/15/18 Joss has a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Ohio
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Dylan Connor LB Ques Thurs - Arm - 10/20/18 Connor missed the last game with an arm injury and it is unknown if he will be available Thursday against Ball State.
Jalen Fox CB Ques Thurs - Undisclosed - 10/20/18 Fox missed the last game for undisclosed reasons and it is unclear if he will play Thursday against Ball State.
Noah Hoffman TE Ques Thurs - Undisclosed - 10/20/18 Hoffman has missed the last two games for undisclosed reasons and his status for Thursday against Ball State is unknown.
Jerome Buckner WR Ques Thurs - Concussion - 10/20/18 Buckner has missed the last two games with concussion-like symptoms and it is unclear if he will participate Thursday against Ball State.
Juan Watkins DL Ques Thurs - Undisclosed - 10/20/18 Watkins has missed the last two games battling an undefined injury and it is unknown if he will line up Thursday against Ball State.
Justin Birchette CB day-to-day - Undisclosed - 10/20/18 Birchette has missed the last two games dealing with an unspecified ailment and it is unclear if he will play Thursday against Ball State.
Amir Miller DL out for season - Knee - 10/13/18 Miller has a knee injury and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Cole Irland OL out for season - Foot - 10/13/18 Irland has a foot injury and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Tyler Tupa WR out for season - Knee - 10/13/18 Tupa is suffering from a knee injury and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Elijah Ball WR out for season - Knee - 8/28/18 Ball suffered a non-contact knee injury and has been shut down for the remainder of the season.
Recent Meetings
Yard Margins
Date Away Home H Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
11/17/15 BALL 31 OHIO 48 -10/56 W/O 186 158 28
11/14/12 OHIO 27 BALL 52 -6/60 W/O -105 -126 21
10/15/11 BALL 23 OHIO 20 -14.5/57 L/U 41 -36 77
10/31/09 OHIO 20 BALL 17 5.5/44 W/U 69 -14 83
10/22/05 BALL 21 OHIO 38 -8/49 W/O 125 316 -191
10/30/99 OHIO 37 BALL 25 8/- L/- 94 132 -38
10/12/96 OHIO 27 BALL 30 -12/- L/- 0 0 0
10/28/95 BALL 6 OHIO 3 13.5/- W/- 0 0 0
9/24/94 OHIO 14 BALL 21 -7/- P/- 0 0 0
9/18/93 BALL 24 OHIO 16 7/- L/- 0 0 0
Ball State Last 10
  Yard Margins
Date vs Score Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
10/20/18 EMU L 20-42 2.5/45 L/O -36 64 -100
10/13/18 @ CMU W 24-23 2.5/54.5 W/U -29 -104 75
10/6/18 NIU L 16-24 3/52.5 L/U 21 -96 117
9/29/18 KENT W 52-24 -7/62 W/O 145 13 132
9/22/18 WKU L 20-28 -3/52.5 L/U -39 -72 33
9/15/18 @ IND L 10-38 15/61.5 L/U -110 -51 -59
9/8/18 @ ND L 16-24 34/60.5 W/U -69 48 -117
8/30/18 CCONN W 42-6 -19.5/61.5 W/U 363 144 219
11/21/17 M-OH L 7-28 17/53 L/U 118 168 -50
11/16/17 BUFF L 24-40 17.5/55.5 W/O -228 -21 -207
Ohio Last 10
  Yard Margins
Date vs Score Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
10/20/18 BGSU W 49-14 -16.5/67 W/U 283 292 -9
10/13/18 @ NIU L 21-24 5.5/52 W/U -79 -209 130
10/6/18 @ KENT W 27-26 -11/69.5 L/U -58 -71 13
9/29/18 MASS W 58-42 -11.5/70 W/O 213 353 -140
9/22/18 @ CIN L 30-34 7/56.5 W/O -12 84 -96
9/15/18 @ UVA L 31-45 5/54.5 L/O -188 -55 -133
9/1/18 HOW W 38-32 -30.5/62 L/O -220 -13 -207
12/22/17 UAB W 41-6 -6.5/55.5 W/U 106 150 -44
11/24/17 @ BUFF L 24-31 -6.5/55 L/P 74 103 -29
11/14/17 @ AKR L 34-37 -14.5/51 L/O -48 161 -209
Abbreviations Legend