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Bowling Green Falcons battle vs Ball State Cardinals highlights college basketball odds menu

Ball State CardinalsBowling Green Falcons
Feb 2, 2:00 PM | Stroh Center

Ball State Cardinals vs Bowling Green Falcons Odds

8-11TEAM RECORD7-13

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Ball State when they take on the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

The Falcons sit at 7-13 (8-10-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Cardinals are currently 8-11 (7-9 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Bowling Green is 7-8 OU, and Ball State is 8-5 OU.

View Ball State vs Bowling Green Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Bowling Green Falcons as 6-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Falcons at No. 225 and the Cardinals at No. 239 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 62-61 result in favor of the Falcons.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Bowling Green's No. 297-ranked offense, averaging 61.6 PPG, against a Cardinals defense that ranks No. 199 at 67.2 PPG. The Falcons field goal percentage has averaged 40.2% so far, less than the Cardinals marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.3% per game.

Defensively, Ball State features the nation's No. 209-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.1 points per game. Bowling Green, meanwhile, comes in at No. 333 nationally in scoring at home.

Ball State lost its last outing, an 85-78 result against Toledo on January 30. They failed to cover in that game as a 1-point favorite. The Cardinals endured an 85-78 loss at the hands of the Rockets on Wednesday, despite a 23-point effort from Jauwan Scaife at Worthen Arena.

In their last action, Bowling Green was a 68-55 loser at home against Akron. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. Chauncey Orr scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Falcons to a win (they lost 68-55 to Akron at Stroh Center on Wednesday).

Ball State Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Ohio are 3-7
After playing Toledo are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Northern Illinois are 7-3
After playing Akron are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few Cardinals at Falcons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ball State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Bowling Green
Ball State is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Ball State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Bowling Green
Bowling Green is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Ball State
Bowling Green is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Ball State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Bowling Green's last 5 games when playing at home against Ball State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Bowling Green's last 5 games

Next up:
Ball State home to Ohio, Wednesday, February 6
Bowling Green at Northern Illinois, Wednesday, February 6