Preview: Northern Illinois at Ball State

When: 3:30 PM ET, Saturday, October 1, 2016
Where: Scheumann Stadium, Muncie, Indiana

Quick Hits

Overall Team Offense

  • The Ball State Cardinals are ranked 62 on offense, averaging 436.2 yards per game. The Cardinals are averaging 221.0 yards rushing and 215.2 yards passing so far this season.
  • The Northern Illinois Huskies are ranked 66 on offense, averaging 427.0 yards per game. The Huskies are averaging 186.5 yards rushing and 240.5 yards passing so far this season.

Home and Away

  • The Ball State Cardinals are 1-0 at home this season, 0-0 against conference opponents and 3-1 against non-conference opponents.
  • At home the Cardinals are averaging 41.0 scoring, and holding teams to 14.0 points scored on defense.
  • The Northern Illinois Huskies are 0-2 while on the road this season, 0-0 against conference opponents and 0-4 against non-conference opponents.
  • On the road, the Huskies are averaging 25.5 scoring, and holding teams to 44.0 points scored on defense.

Stats and Records

Team Comparison

  W/L Strk PF PA Home Away Grass Turf Conf
Northern Illinois 0-4 L4 25.5 39.5 0-2 0-2 0-1 0-1 0-0
Ball State 3-1 W2 30.8 23.0 1-0 2-1 1-0 0-0 0-0

Last Meeting

Northern Illinois Ball State
Date Away Home Tot Rus Pas Tot Rus Pas
10/10/15 BALL 41 NIU 59 636 273 363 503 110 393

Player Stats

Previous Matchup
Passing Player COMP% YDS TD INT
NIU D. Hare 90.6 363 2 0
BALL R. Neal 58.5 393 4 1
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
NIU J. Bouagnon 31 149 4.8 2
BALL J. Gilbert 13 48 3.7 1
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
NIU K. Golladay 6 92 15.3 1
BALL J. Williams-Lambert 9 108 12.0 0
TDs Player TD
NIU J. Bouagnon 2
BALL C. Brown 1
Season
Passing Player COMP% YDS TD INT
NIU D. Hare 62.7 425 3 0
BALL R. Neal 60.0 851 5 4
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
NIU J. Huff 43 272 6.3 1
BALL J. Gilbert 74 330 4.5 3
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
NIU K. Golladay 25 380 15.2 4
BALL K. Mabon 23 260 11.3 0
TDs Player TD
NIU K. Golladay 6
BALL J. Gilbert 3

Quickchart Matchup

Northern Illinois Off vs  Ball State Def
427 yards
364.8 yards
4.7 yards/rush
2.9 yards/rush
6.5 yards/attempt
7.6 yards/attempt
Ball State Off vs  Northern Illinois Def
436.2 yards
499 yards
4.8 yards/rush
5.1 yards/rush
6.3 yards/attempt
8.5 yards/attempt

Matchup Stats - Full Matchup

Northern Illinois Overall Ball State
0-4-0 W/L 3-1-0
0-4-0 ATS 4-0-0
3-1-0 O/U 2-2-0
25.5 Pts For 30.8
39.5 Pts Against 23.0
Northern Illinois A/H Ball State
0-2 W/L 1-0
0-2-0 ATS 1-0-0
2-0-0 O/U 1-0-0
25.5 Pts For 41.0
44.0 Pts Against 14.0