College Football Betting - 2007 Ball State Cardinals Preview

College football betting fans see that Ball State returns seven starters from an offense that averaged 27 points per game last year

College football betting fans see that the Cardinals finished 2006 at 5-7 straight up but a very nice 8-3 against the NCAA football betting pointspread. College football betting fans know that the 2007 Ball State team should be better led by sophomore QB Nate Davis. NCAA College football betting fans know that Davis is the next great MAC QB and should have a superb 2007 season. Football betting fans think that the running game should also be better with MiQuale Lewis and highly touted true freshman Frank Edmonds.

The receiving corps is led by Dante Love along with TE Darius Hill. The offensive line has four solid starters as well. College football betting fans know that the problem for Ball State is on defense. They were 115th nationally last season giving up nearly 435-yards of total offense per contest. College football betting fans see that five starters return but that might not be good news. Safety Alex Knipp is about all the defense has to rave about.

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College football betting fans know that Ball State may be in the MAC west title hunt this year simply because of their offense. How the defense performs will decide if they win the title. College football betting fans see that the non-conference schedule is a tough one for Ball State. They travel to Navy, Nebraska, Illinois and Indiana while hosting Western Kentucky. Football betting fans think that the MAC West schedule is easy, hosting Central Michigan, Western Michigan and Toledo while traveling to Eastern Michigan and Northern Illinois. College football betting fans see that the crossover games are against Miami and Buffalo. Football betting fans think a big game is September 8th at Eastern Michigan. If they want to contend for a MAC title they need to start well.

College football betting fans know that last year Ball State was supposed to contend and then lost six of their first eight games. College football betting fans know that this season with Davis, Hill and Love, Ball State is going to score points and be in a lot of games. College football betting fans think that the best offensive player is sophomore QB Nate Davis. Davis as excellent last season and has the potential to be the next MAC star. College football betting fans believe the best defensive player may be senior LB Wendell Brown. A big key to the season will be the running game and that means sophomore RB MiQuale Lewis needs to have a good year.

Football betting fans think the goal for Ball State is to win the conference but a successful season would be a winning season and a bowl game. College football betting fans believe a big game is at home October 6th vs. Central Michigan.