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Ball State Cardinals Visit Bowling Green Falcons in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Tuesday when the Bowling Green Falcons try to run the Ball State Cardinals off the court at Stroh Center in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Ball State Cardinals before tip-off in this one found them as 2.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Ball State Cardinals vs Bowling Green Falcons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ball State Cardinals will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Tuesday; they are 6-9 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Bowling Green Falcons are 9-8 ATS. Ball State Cardinals are 9-6 on betting the total; Bowling Green Falcons are 7-10.

The Bowling Green Falcons sit at No. 196 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Ball State Cardinals sit at No. 174 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Bowling Green's No. 146-ranked scoring average of 73.29 PPG, against a Ball State Cardinals defense rated No. 37 and allowing 65.76 PPG. The Bowling Green Falcons FG% has averaged 44.31% to date this season, more than the Ball State Cardinals shooters have managed so far (44.12% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ball State got 18 points from Jeremie Tyler but lost anyway, 73-64, to Akron on Saturday at Worthen Arena.

Bowling Green suffered a 77-65 loss against Central Michigan on Saturday, getting 13 points from Spencer Parker in a losing effort at McGuirk Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Ball State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Ball State is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ball State's last 5 games
  • Ball State is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Bowling Green is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Bowling Green's last 6 games
  • Bowling Green is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Ball State
  • Bowling Green is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Ball State

Next Betting Matchups

Ball State home to Western Michigan, Saturday, February 6th
Bowling Green at Miami (Ohio), Saturday, February 6th