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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Notre Dame Fighting Irish Over Ball State Cardinals

The Ball State Cardinals hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the point spread at Joyce Center against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in this one found them listed as -19.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Cardinals was expected to move the line.

Ball State Cardinals vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 7-1 and 3-3 ATS Notre Dame Fighting Irish will face the 4-4 Ball State Cardinals, who own a 3-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-5 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Ball State Cardinals are 3-3.

The Fighting Irish - Cardinals odds would favor the Fighting Irish if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Notre Dame is rated No. 41 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Ball State is at No. 242.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Notre Dame's No. 39-ranked offense, averaging 84.5 PPG, against a Cardinals defense that ranks No. 249 at 83.71 PPG. The Fighting Irish field goal percentage has averaged 52.79% so far, more than the Cardinals marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.15% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ball State got 14 points from Tahjai Teague en route to a 83-64 victory over IUPUI on Saturday at Worthen Arena.

The Fighting Irish got 14 points from Martinas Geben as Notre Dame ran past St. Francis Brooklyn 71-53 on Sunday at Joyce Center.

Betting Trends
  • Ball State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Ball State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Notre Dame is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Notre Dame is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ball State home to Valparaiso, Saturday, December 9th
Notre Dame at Delaware, Saturday, December 9th