|Written by Jerry Santiago|
Bet on NCAAFCollege football odds players have found the Central Michigan Chippewas to be one of the best values in college football betting as they have gone 7-2 against the spread. College football odds have also been a decent value with the Ball State Cardinals who are 5-4 with the college football betting board.
The big difference between these two teams is in their straight up records as Central Michigan is 8-2 and leading the MAC West Division while Ball State is 1-9 and one step from the basement in the MAC West.
Central Michigan has beaten the college football odds in 4 out of their last 5 games. The Chippewas are coming off a 56-28 college football betting blowout win over Toledo as 17.5-point home favorites. Central Michigan has two excellent online betting payouts over Arizona and in a straight up win at Michigan State earlier this year. Central Michigan has one of the better balanced offenses in the nation and ranks 18th with the college football odds for scoring. Quarterback Dan LeFevour is one of the most valuable weapons with the college football odds that can be found in any league. LeFevour has a 70% completion rate and 2189 yards passing with an 18/5 touchdown to interception ratio. He also leads the Chippewas in rushing with 568 yards and 13 touchdowns. Central Michigan is also a solid defensive team that ranks 21st with the college football odds for points allowed.
Ball State has covered their last 2 games with the college football odds despite losing them both straight up. The Cardinals are coming off a 20-26 loss at Northern Illinois as they covered the college football odds as 16.5 point dogs. Ball State is weak on both sides of the line as they rank 103rd in scoring and 85th in points allowed.
Central Michigan has covered 4 out of their last 6 road games. The Chippewas have gone under the total in 5 out of their last 6 games away from home. Central Michigan has beaten the college football odds in 5 out of their last 6 matchups with Ball State.