Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Ball St Cardinals Pick Prediction College Football Odds Preview 11-13-2013

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The Ball St Cardinals will travel in MAC conference action as they face the Northern Illinois Huskies in an NCAA college football game set for Wednesday night.

Start time from Northern Illinois is set for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN2.

The betting odds from this college football game have the home side Northern Illinois Huskies favored by –5 1/2 points with a total out in a few days.

Ball St has won seven straight to go to 9-1 on the season following a 44-24 home victory last week to the Central Michigan Chippewas as a -21 point betting favorite. The game total came in at over 58 ½ points. Ball St jumped out to the 31-3 first half lead.

The team gained 549 offensive yards with 250 running for over 5 ½ yards per carry. Keith Wenning completed 20 of 29 passes for 299 yards with four touchdowns. Horaction Banks ran for 143 yardson 11 carries and a touchdown. Ball St will need to be better than 1 of 10 on third down. The Cardinals defense allowed 397 yards to the Central Michigan offense with 113 running for over 4 yards per rush.

Northern Illinois is a perfect 9-0 in 2013 following a 63-19 road victory at the Massachusetts Minutemen as a -28 point betting favorite. The total came in at over 60 points. The Huskies went up 42-13 at the half.

The Northern Illinois offense produced 612 yards with 354 yards rushing for over 7 yards per carry. Jordan Lynch completed 10 of 13 passes for 160 yards with a touchdown. Lynch ran for four touchdowns and 119 yards on 17 carries. The Huskies had two turnovers and forced three away from Massachusetts. On defense Northern Illinois allowed the Minutemen offense 324 yards with 155 running for 3 ½ yards per carry.