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Week 7 College Football Betting Odds with Pick - Ball State Cardinals vs Buffalo Bulls

Week 7 action on Saturday will see the Buffalo Bulls looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Ball State Cardinals visit UB Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Buffalo Bulls were sitting as 9-point underdogs earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

A 24.8-21.0 result in favor of the Cardinals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Ball State Cardinals vs Buffalo Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Bulls are 1-4 so far on the season, and 1-4 ATS vs the point spread. The Ball State Cardinals, meanwhile, are 3-3 and 5-1 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Buffalo go 2-3 and the Ball State Cardinals go 2-4 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Ball State injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Buffalo Bulls rated this week at No. 98 and the Ball State Cardinals sitting at No. 110.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Bulls No. 127-ranked offense (15.2 PPG) against a Ball State Cardinals defense that ranks No. 49 at 24.5 PPG. The Buffalo Bulls passing attack has averaged 156.4 yards per game, less than the Ball State Cardinals give up through the air (273 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Ball State Cardinals feature the league's No. 39-rated road run defense, allowing 137 yards per game. Buffalo, meanwhile, ranks No. 108 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Gilbert ran through the Central Michigan defense for 141 yards in Ball State's last game, but the Cardinals still lost a 24-21 decision at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.

Buffalo was hammered in its last outing, as Kent State ran up a 44-20 score against them at UB Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Ball State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Ball State is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Ball State's last 12 games
  • Ball State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Buffalo is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Buffalo's last 12 games
  • Buffalo is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ball State home to Akron, Saturday, October 22nd
Buffalo at NIU, Saturday, October 22nd