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Ball State at Penn State Game Matchup
Ball State Cardinals at Penn State Nittany Lions (#11)
Saturday, September 11th 2021 (3:30 PM EDT)
Penn State -23 (58.0)
Beaver Stadium - University Park, PA
 
Ball State's 2021 Schedule
Thu, 9/2  Western Illinois at Ball State (-31.0/58.5)   W 31 - 21
Sat, 9/11  Ball State at Penn State (-23.0/58.0)   L 13 - 44
Sat, 9/18  Ball State at Wyoming (-6.5/53.5)   L 12 - 45
Sat, 9/25  Toledo at Ball State (+4.5/56.5)   L 12 - 22
Sat, 10/2  Army at Ball State (+10.5/46.5)   W 28 - 16
Sat, 10/9  Ball State at Western Michigan (-13.0/57.5)   W 45 - 20
Sat, 10/16  Ball State at Eastern Michigan (+1.5/54.5)   W 38 - 31
Sat, 10/23  Miami (OH) at Ball State (-3.5/53.0)   L 17 - 24
                  BYE WEEK
Tue, 11/2  Ball State at Akron (+20.0/58.0)   W 31 - 25
Wed, 11/10  Ball State at Northern Illinois (+3.0/59.5)   L 29 - 30
Wed, 11/17  Central Michigan at Ball State (+2.5/57.0)   L 17 - 37
Tue, 11/23  Buffalo at Ball State (-6.0/59.5)   W 20 - 3
Sat, 12/25  Georgia State at Ball State (+6.0/52.5)   L 20 - 51

Penn State's 2021 Schedule
Sat, 9/4  Penn State at Wisconsin (-5.5/48.5)   W 16 - 10
Sat, 9/11  Ball State at Penn State (-23.0/58.0)   W 44 - 13
Sat, 9/18  Auburn at Penn State (-4.0/53.0)   W 28 - 20
Sat, 9/25  Villanova at Penn State (-29.5/53.0)   W 38 - 17
Sat, 10/2  Indiana at Penn State (-12.0/54.5)   W 24 - 0
Sat, 10/9  Penn State at Iowa (-2.5/41.0)   L 20 - 23
                  BYE WEEK
Sat, 10/23  Illinois at Penn State (-24.5/46.0)   L 18 - 20
Sat, 10/30  Penn State at Ohio State (-18.5/60.5)   L 24 - 33
Sat, 11/6  Penn State at Maryland (+10.0/56.5)   W 31 - 14
Sat, 11/13  Michigan at Penn State (+2.5/48.0)   L 17 - 21
Sat, 11/20  Rutgers at Penn State (-14.0/44.5)   W 28 - 0
Sat, 11/27  Penn State at Michigan State (+3.5/51.5)   L 27 - 30
Sat, 1/1  Penn State at Arkansas (-3.5/51.0)   L 10 - 24

Ball State's 2021 Record

Record: 6 - 7
Record vs Spread: 4 - 9 - 0
Record on Road: 3 - 3
Record vs Spread on Road: 2 - 4 - 0
Record as Dog vs Spread: 3 - 6 - 0
Record as Road Dog vs Spread: 0 - 3 - 0








Penn State's 2021 Record

Record: 7 - 6
Record vs Spread: 7 - 6 - 0
Record at home: 5 - 2
Record vs Spread at home: 5 - 3 - 0
Record as Fav vs Spread: 4 - 3 - 0
Record as Home Fav vs Spread: 4 - 2 - 0








Ball State's S&P Ratings
Ball State's 2021 Overall S&P Rating: -11.2
Ball State's Offense S&P Rating: 21.6
Ball State's Defense S&P Rating: 33.7
Ball State's Special Teams S&P Rating:

Ball State's 2020 Overall S&P Rating: -0.2
Ball State's 2019 Overall S&P Rating: -4.5
Ball State's 2018 Overall S&P Rating: -18.9

Mid-American's 2021 S&P Rating: -6.8

Matchup Stats
Ball State: -11.2   Penn State: 14.3
S&P Line: Penn State -26 (-29 HFA)

When Ball State has the ball
Ball State: 21.6 vs Penn State: 14.6

When Penn State has the ball
Penn State: 28.0 vs Ball State: 33.7

Penn State's S&P Ratings
Penn State's 2021 Overall S&P Rating: 14.3
Penn State's Offense S&P Rating: 28.0
Penn State's Defense S&P Rating: 14.6
Penn State's Special Teams S&P Rating:

Penn State's 2020 Overall S&P Rating: 15.2
Penn State's 2019 Overall S&P Rating: 24.3
Penn State's 2018 Overall S&P Rating: 19.0

Big Ten's 2021 S&P Rating: 9.5


Ball State
Ball State's 2021 Talent Rating: 338.31
Ball State's 2020 Talent Rating: 257.94
Ball State's 2019 Talent Rating: 327.92
Ball State's 2018 Talent Rating: 362.10

Average Mid-American Talent Rating is 350.9

Average Power Five Talent: 721.5
Average FBS Talent: 567.02


Penn State
Penn State's 2021 Talent Rating: 820.72
Penn State's 2020 Talent Rating: 850.70
Penn State's 2019 Talent Rating: 848.08
Penn State's 2018 Talent Rating: 834.24

Average Big Ten Talent Rating is 713.36

Average Power Five Talent: 721.5
Average FBS Talent: 567.02


Ball State Scoring
Offense: 24.1 PPG
Offense on Road: 28
Defense: 28.4 PPG
Defense on Road: 32.5
Matchup Scoring
BALL Projected Points: 20.7
PSU Projected Points: 26.7
Projected PSU: 30.3 - BALL: 20.5
Alt Projected PSU: 28.5 - BALL: 20.6
Penn State Scoring
Offense: 25 PPG
Offense at Home: 28.1
Defense: 17.3 PPG
Defense at Home: 13