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Ball State Cardinals vs. Western Michigan Broncos Preview 10/19/2013

The Ball State Cardinals and the Western Michigan Broncos will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Waldo Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 24-point favorites versus the Broncos, while the game's total is sitting at 61.
In their last action, Ball State was a 27-24 winner at home against Kent State. They failed to cover the 13.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (51) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Western Michigan was a 33-0 loser at home against Buffalo. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (33) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Ball State has won 4 straight games.
Western Michigan has lost 7 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Ball State: 6-1 SU, 5-2 ATS
Western Michigan: 0-7 SU, 2-5 ATS
BALL STATE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 8-2

WESTERN MICHIGAN MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 2-8


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Ball State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Ball State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Ball State's last 14 games on the road
Ball State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Western Michigan
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Michigan's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Western Michigan's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Western Michigan's last 9 games when playing Ball State
Western Michigan is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Ball State

NEXT UP:
Ball State at Akron, Saturday, October 26
Western Michigan at Massachusetts, Saturday, October 26