Ball State Cardinals vs. Miami (OH) RedHawks 1/19/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 19, 2021

The Ball State Cardinals (5-4) visit the Miami (OH) RedHawks (4-4) as 3.5-point favorites after Miryne Thomas went off for 20 points in the Cardinals 78-58 victory over Northern Illinois. The matchup airs on ESP3 at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. The over/under for the matchup is set at 138.

Betting Information

Ball State vs Miami (OH) Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Ball State -3.5 -113 -110 138 -108 -113 -175 140

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Computer picks for Ball State vs Miami (OH)
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Ball State (-3.5) Over (138) Ball State 72 Miami (OH) 68

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Total Facts

  • The Cardinals and their opponents have scored more than 138 points in 66.7% of their outings this season (six of nine opportunities).
  • Miami (OH) has played in four games this season (out of eight total matchups — 50% of opportunities) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 138 points.
  • These two teams average a combined 140.1 points per game, 2.1 more points than the over/under of 138 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 1.8 more points per game (139.8) than this game’s over/under of 138 points.
  • The average point total for Cardinals games this year is 5.8 more points than the over/under of 138 in this matchup.
  • The average over/under for RedHawks games this year is 1.9 less points than the point total of 138 in this outing.

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Ball State Betting Information

  • Ball State has covered in just four of nine matchups this season.
  • The Cardinals have posted a winning record of 3-1 against the spread when the spread is -3.5 or higher.
  • Ball State has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to reach the total in 7 of 9 games for a 77.8% rate.

Miami (OH) Betting Information

  • The RedHawks have a 3-4 record against the spread, covering in just 42.9% of their contests.
  • When they play as at least 3.5-point underdogs, the RedHawks have a record ATS of 2-1.
  • In the majority of RedHawks games this season, the teams have not hit the over (3 out of 7 games, 42.9%).

Head to Head

Ball State vs Miami (OH) (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/18/2020 Ball State -9 138 -460 +337 Regular Season 71-62 BALLST
2/19/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-66 MIAOH
1/22/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-65 MIAOH

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Ball State Leaders

  • The Cardinals scoring leader is K.J. Walton, who averages 16.6 per contest to go with 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists.
  • Thomas leads Ball State in rebounding, averaging 6.0 per game, while Ishmael El-Amin leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.5 in each contest.
  • El-Amin provides the most three-point shooting production for the Cardinals. He makes 1.9 threes per game.
  • El-Amin and Blake Huggins lead the Cardinals on the defensive end, with El-Amin leading the team in steals averaging 2.1 per game and Huggins in blocks averaging 0.7 per contest.

Miami (OH) Leaders

  • Mekhi Lairy puts up 11.9 points per game and is the top scorer for the RedHawks.
  • The RedHawks’ leader in rebounds is Dalonte Brown with 6.6 per outing, and their leader in assists is Isaiah Coleman-Lands with 3.3 per game.
  • Dae Dae Grant knocks down 1.9 three-pointers per game, the most on the RedHawks.
  • Miami (OH)’s leader in steals is Grant (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Precious Ayah (0.9 per game).
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