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Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Visit Ball State Cardinals in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

Ball State looks to cover the Cardinals-RedHawks pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 11-5 mark when they host Miami (Ohio) in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks in this one, their betting line was listed as 7-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks vs Ball State Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 11-5 and 5-5 ATS Ball State Cardinals will face the 6-10 Miami (Ohio) RedHawks, who own a 5-8 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Ball State Cardinals are 5-5 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks are 7-6.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 113-ranked Ball State Cardinals and the No. 186-rated Miami (Ohio) RedHawks in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Miami (Ohio) is ranked No. 235 in NCAA basketball at 32.75 per game. Contrast that with Ball State's No. 125 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Ball State is the No. 67-ranked team in the country at 8.06 per game, while Miami (Ohio) rates No. 236 at 5.19 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The RedHawks endured a 76-68 loss at the hands of the Golden Flashes on Tuesday, despite a 20-point effort from Eric Washington at Memorial A .

Ball State got 26 points from Ryan Weber en route to a 74-64 victory over Western Michigan on Tuesday at University Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Miami (Ohio) is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Miami (Ohio) is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Miami (Ohio) is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 6 games on the road
  • Ball State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Ball State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • Ball State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
  • Ball State is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games when playing Miami (Ohio)

Next Betting Matchups

Miami (Ohio) home to Buffalo, Tuesday, January 19th
Ball State at Kent State, Tuesday, January 19th