Ohio Bobcats vs. Ball State Cardinals: 1/22/2021 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview – POSTPONED

Written by on January 22, 2021

MAC opponents square off when the Ohio Bobcats (5-3) host the Ball State Cardinals (5-5) at Convocation Center (OH), tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, January 22, 2021. The Cardinals are 4.5-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The point total for the matchup is set at 149.

Betting Information

Ohio vs Ball State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Ohio -4.5 -113 -109 149 -109 -113 -207 167

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ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Ball State (+4.5) Over (149) Ohio 76 Ball State 73

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Total Facts

  • The Bobcats and their opponents have totaled at least 149 points — this matchup’s over/under — in four of eight outings (50%) this year.
  • Ball State has played in five games this season (out of 10 total matchups — 50% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score at least 149 points.
  • The Bobcats and the Cardinals combine to average 6.5 more points per game than the total of 149 set for this game.
  • The Bobcats and the Cardinals have seen their opponents average a combined 7.5 less points per game than the point total of 149 set for this game.
  • The average total the Bobcats have had set in matchups this season is 3.4 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average point total for the Cardinals this season is 4.4 points less than this game’s over/under.

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Ohio Betting Information

  • The Bobcats have been strong against the spread this season, earning a 4-3 record.
  • The Bobcats fare well when favored by at least 4.5 points, posting a 2-1 record against the spread.
  • The Bobcats have combined with their opponents to go above the total in 42.9% of their games this season (3 of 7 contests).

Ball State Betting Information

  • The Cardinals have a losing record against the spread, going 4-6 ATS (covering only 40% of the time).
  • When they are at least 4.5-point underdogs, the Cardinals have fared well, going 2-1 against the spread.
  • Ball State has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 80% of matchups this season (8 out of 10 chances).

Head to Head

Ohio vs Ball State (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/1/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-54 BALLST
1/26/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-74 OHIO
1/12/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-52 OHIO

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Ohio Leaders

  • The leader in points and assists for the Bobcats is Jason Preston, who scores 18.3 points and dishes out 7.8 assists per game.
  • Dwight Wilson leads the Bobcats in rebounding, grabbing 7.5 boards per game while also scoring 14.8 points a contest.
  • Ben Roderick’s 3.0 made threes per game lead the Bobcats.
  • The Ohio leader in both steals and blocks is Ben Vander Plas, who averages 1.6 takeaways and 0.7 rejections per game.

Ball State Leaders

  • K.J. Walton averages 16.7 points per game to be the top scorer for the Cardinals.
  • Miryne Thomas has a stat line of 6.0 rebounds, 8.5 points and 1.3 assists per game for Ball State to take the top rebound spot on the team. Ishmael El-Amin holds the top spot for assists with 3.4 per game, adding 14.8 points and 2.8 rebounds per matchup.
  • El-Amin’s 1.8 made threes per game lead the Cardinals.
  • El-Amin (2.0 steals per game) and Blake Huggins (0.8 blocks per game) pace the Cardinals in steals and blocks, respectively.
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