That's not to take anything away from the Arkansas State Red Wolves and Ball State Cardinals who meet in the contest formerly known as the Mobile Alabama Bowl and GMAC Bowl. Yet another postseason contest teleivised by ESPN, kickoff is set for a few minutes past 9 PM (ET) on January 5 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.
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Several factors come together to make this first meeting
between the schools a tough sell. First
and foremost, neither
About the only reason most heterosexual males that aren't fans of either team, or don't have action on the outcome, will tune in is the chance to catch a scantily-clad Danica Patrick in a GoDaddy commercial.
3rd-Straight Appearance In
The fourth official GoDaddy Bowl has a familiar face as
The Red Wolves shared Sun Belt honors with UL-Lafayette this
season, each with 5-2 conference marks.
Cardinals' Air Show Meets Wolves' Ground Attack
Head coach Pete Lembo's attack is directed by senior
Defense was not the strength of either the Red Wolves or Cardinals during the 2013 campaign, and both teams are statistically vulnerable to the other's offensive prowess. Still, I don't see this total being reached and will offer the 'under' for my college football picks.
My pick: Arkansas State-Ball State Under 63.5
Reg. Season: 31-15 (+14.5)