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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Ball State Cardinals Over Central Michigan Chippewas

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Ball State and Central Michigan on Tuesday, with the host Cardinals trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Central Michigan Chippewas before tip-off in this one found them as 3-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Central Michigan Chippewas vs Ball State Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Ball State Cardinals battles the Central Michigan Chippewas, currently sitting with a 11-6 mark (7-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 9-4 for the Ball State Cardinals and 10-3 for the Central Michigan Chippewas.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 212-ranked Ball State Cardinals and the No. 167-rated Central Michigan Chippewas in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Ball State's No. 67-ranked offense, averaging 78.47 PPG, against a Chippewas defense that ranks No. 251 at 82.06 PPG. The Cardinals field goal percentage has averaged 46.56% so far, more than the Chippewas marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.66% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Chippewas got 28 points from Braylon Rayson as Central Michigan ran past Toledo 96-88 on Friday at McGuirk Arena.

Ball State earned a 92-77 victory over Buffalo on Saturday, getting 17 points from Tayler Persons at Alumni Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Central Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Central Michigan is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Central Michigan's last 7 games on the road
  • Central Michigan is 3-9-1 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Ball State
  • Ball State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Ball State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Ball State is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Central Michigan
  • Ball State is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Central Michigan

Next Betting Matchups

Central Michigan home to Miami-Ohio, Saturday, January 21st
Ball State at Bowling Green, Saturday, January 21st