This week 13 college football matchup between the Cardinals and RedHawks takes place on Saturday, November 25th at 12:00 ET. The Cardinals will host the RedHawks at Scheumann Stadium with the game being televised on CBSS. In a matchup between two Mid-American teams, the RedHawks are 6.5 point favorites on the road. See if we think the RedHawks have what it takes to cover?
MIAMI (OH) REDHAWKS VS BALL STATE CARDINALS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Ball State Cardinals +6.5
This game will be played at Scheumann Stadium at 12:00 ET on Saturday, November 25th.
WHY BET THE BALL STATE CARDINALS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 22-16 in favor of Miami (OH).
- Even though we have Miami (OH) winning straight-up, we like Ball State at +6.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 37 points, and we like the over with a projected 38 points.
Can The RedHawks Secure a Road Victory?
So far, the Miami (OH) RedHawks are 9-2, including going 4-1 on the road and 4-1 at home.
Miami (OH)’s average scoring differential for the season is +11.7 leading to an ATS mark of 8-2. The RedHawks have been favored seven times and the underdog in three games
So far this season, Miami (OH) boasts an over/under record of 4-6. On average, their matchups have resulted in a combined score of 44.6 points, while the average over/under line has been 43.6 points.
Miami (OH)’s offense is averaging 28.2 points per game, which ranks them 54th in the NCAA. Through the air, they’re at 181.2 passing yards on average, putting them at 108th in the nation. Their rushing attack is currently 60th in rushing yards, with an average of 376 rushing attempts per game this season.
Miami (OH) comes into the game 55th in points allowed, allowing 16.5 points per game. Teams have been gaining 200 passing yards on average against them (51st). Against the run, they’re giving up 119.3 yards, placing them 40th in college football.
Will the Cardinals Secure A Victory as Home Underdogs?
With a 4-7 record, the Ball State Cardinals take on Miami (OH). Their road record so far is (1-5) and at home (2-2).
Ball State’s average scoring differential for the season is -6.5 leading to an ATS mark of 5-4-1. The Cardinals have been favored one time and the underdog in nine game
So far this season, Ball State boasts an over/under record of 3-7. On average, their matchups have resulted in a combined score of 43.6 points, while the average over/under line has been 47.1 points.
On offense, Ball State comes into the game averaging 18.5, which is 95th in the NCAA. On average, they are averaging 140.7 passing yards (123rd) compared to 64th in rushing yards. For the season, they are averaging 416 rushing attempts per contest.
Ball State’s defense enters the game ranked 148th in passing yards allowed per game. Opponents throw the ball an average of 30.1 times against the Cardinals. They have given up 25.1 PPG, which ranks 97th in college football. In terms of rushing yards allowed, they stand at 39th in the NCAA.