Miami OH vs. Ball State Predictions
Are the Miami Ohio Redhawks laying too many points on Tuesday night to the Ball State Cardinals? The MAC opponents will square off at 7:00 p.m. ET tonight.
ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Miami Ohio. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Redhawks are 18-point road favorites versus the Cardinals, who opened as 21-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, currently sits at 54.5 points after hitting the board at 58.5.
THE PUBLIC LIKES: Ball State. Despite the Cardinals' struggles this season, nearly 60% of public bettors are backing the home underdog tonight.
HISTORICAL TRENDS LIKE: The under and the underdog. In the last seven meetings between these two teams, the under cashed in six of those games. The underdog is also 5-1 against the spread in the last six meetings between these two teams.
WHO WE LIKE: Miami Ohio. Don't get me wrong, I'm not thrilled to lay 18 points on a team with a losing record on the year. But the point spread is an indication of how bad Ball State is this season.
The Cardinals are 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games overall, are 1-6 against the number in their last seven conference games, and is 1-6 at the betting window in their last seven games coming off a loss. They're also 5-13 against the spread in their last 18 games in November, is 17-36 against the number in their last 53 home games, and is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games coming off a double-digit loss at home.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 13 PICK: MIAMI OHIO REDHAWKS -18