The Miami (Ohio) RedHawks and the Ball State Cardinals will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Scheumann Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 34-point favorites versus the RedHawks, while the game's total is sitting at 54½.
Miami (Ohio) lost its last outing, a 44-7 result against Buffalo on November 19. Miami (Ohio) failed to cover in that game as a 24.5-point underdog, while the 51 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Last time out for Ball State, they were a 48-27 loser as they battled Northern Illinois on the road. Ball State failed to cover in the match as a 8.5-point underdog, while 75 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Miami (Ohio) has lost 11 straight games.
Miami (Ohio): 0-11 SU, 2-8-1 ATS
Ball State: 9-2 SU, 7-4 ATS
MIAMI (OHIO) MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 0-10
When playing on turf are 0-10
After being outgained are 0-10
When playing within the conference are 0-10
BALL STATE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 8-2
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 9-1
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 5 games when playing Ball State
Miami (Ohio)4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Ball State
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 17 games
Ball State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Ball State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ball State's last 5 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ball State's last 6 games