The Ball State Cardinals host the Akron Zips in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 3:00 PM ET, at Scheumann Stadium.
The Akron Zips (4-3) suffered from a 41-0 loss to the Western Michigan Broncos in Week 7. Tra’Von Chapman threw for 153 yards in 13 of 31 passes. On the ground, Manny Morgan rushed for 53 yards in eight attempts while Chapman had 49 yards in 14 attempts. Austin Wolf led in receiving with 50 yards in two receptions while JoJo Natson had 46 yards in five receptions.
On the Akron football averages 265.3 yards in passing and 130.4 yards in rushing. On the defense, Akron football allows 280.4 yards in passing and 203.4 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Ball State Cardinals (4-3) are coming from a 31-21 win over the Buffalos Bulls in Week 7. Riley Neal threw for 212 yards in 12 of 22 passes. On the ground, James Gilbert rushed for 264 yards and two touchdowns in 34 carries while Neal had 44 yards and two touchdowns in 15 carries. KeVonn Mabon led in receiving with 84 yards in five catches while Damon Hazelton Jr. had 51 yards in four receptions.
On the offense, Ball State football averages 265.3 yards in passing and 130.4 yards in rushing. On the defense, Ball State football allows 280.4 yards in passing and 203.4 yards in rushing against their opponents.
Akron vs Ball State football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time: 3:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ESPN3
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Odds and Point Spread: -2.0 Ball State, 59.0 O/U