GoDaddy Bowl: Arkansas State vs. Ball State
Schedule analysis: Arkansas State (7-5) started the season 3-4 with losses to Auburn, Memphis, Missouri and Louisiana-Lafayette. They won four straight in November with victories against South Alabama, UL Monroe, Texas State and Georgia State. They ended the season with a 34-31 loss a Western Kentucky. Ball State (10-2) averaged over 40 points per game and only lost to North Texas and Northern Illinois. The Cardinals best non conference win was a 48-27 victory at Virginia.
Miles from stadium: Arkansas State is 462 miles away from Ladd Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. Ball State is 793 miles away.
Pick: Ball State -9