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Ball State Cardinals visit Western Michigan Broncos in NCAA College Basketball Betting

Ball State takes to the basketball court against Western Michigan on Saturday, hoping to send the Broncos to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at University Arena in Read Fieldhouse.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Ball State Cardinals were listed as 3.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Ball State Cardinals vs Western Michigan Broncos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 12-15 and 16-8 ATS Western Michigan Broncos will face the 18-10 Ball State Cardinals, who own a 11-12-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Western Michigan Broncos are 14-9-1 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Ball State Cardinals are 18-6.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 156-rated Ball State Cardinals taking on the No. 124-rated Western Michigan Broncos in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Western Michigan's No. 98-ranked scoring average of 75.96 PPG, against a Ball State Cardinals defense rated No. 193 and allowing 75.21 PPG. The Western Michigan Broncos FG% has averaged 44.94% to date this season, less than the Ball State Cardinals shooters have managed so far (46.78% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals got 16 points from Franko House as Ball State ran past Eastern Michigan 79-72 on Tuesday at Worthen Arena.

Thomas Wilder scored 30 points leading the Broncos to a 61-56 victory over Toledo at Savage Arena on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • Ball State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Ball State is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Ball State's last 13 games
  • Ball State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Western Michigan is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Western Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Western Michigan's last 13 games
  • Western Michigan is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ball State at Toledo, Tuesday, February 28th
Western Michigan at Northern Illinois, Tuesday, February 28th