Bowling Green vs Ball State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 16, 2021

The Bowling Green Falcons visit the Ball State Cardinals as  favorites after Daeqwon Plowden put up 22 points in the Falcons 88-81 victory over Toledo. The matchup is at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 16. The point total is  for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 16, 2021, 2:18 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Bowling Green Betting Information

  • Bowling Green has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 4-11 against the spread.
  • The Falcons are 2-6 against the spread this season when they are at least a 2-point favorite.
  • The Falcons and their opponents have hit the over in 10 of 15 games this season (66.7%).
  • In their last game, the Falcons got a team-high 22 points from Plowden on the way to an 88-81 win over Toledo on Saturday. They covered the spread as 8-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 169 points to hit the over on the 156 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Bowling Green Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Justin Turner 20 19.2 4.4 4.8 1.3 0.3 1.2
Daeqwon Plowden 20 13.3 7.9 1.4 1.0 0.7 1.4
Trey Diggs 20 11.6 4.1 0.9 1.1 0.1 2.3
Kaden Metheny 20 8.9 2.9 1.9 1.0 0.1 1.5
Caleb Fields 19 7.1 3.1 2.2 0.8 0.2 1.2

Ball State Betting Information

  • Ball State has more often than not come up short ATS this season, with a 5-8 record.
  • The Cardinals manage a 3-2 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 2-point underdog.
  • Eight of Ball State’s 13 games (61.5%) this season have covered the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Ball State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
K.J. Walton 13 16.1 5.6 1.5 1.5 0.2 0.0
Ishmael El-Amin 16 15.3 2.8 3.2 1.8 0.3 2.1
Brachen Hazen 14 9.4 5.4 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.3
Luke Bumbalough 16 7.9 2.4 2.5 0.6 0.1 1.8
Miryne Thomas 13 7.9 5.7 1.2 0.6 0.2 1.5

Total Facts

  • Bowling Green’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday’s matchup point total (149.5 points) in 76.5% of opportunities (13 out of 17 matchups).
  • Four Ball State games this year (28.6% of its matchups) finished with a final point total higher than Tuesday’s point total of 149.5 points.
  • The total for the matchup of 149.5 is 0.3 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Falcons (78.6 points per game) and the Cardinals (70.6 points per game).
  • The 151.7 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 2.2 more than the 149.5 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the Falcons have seen a 157.4 over/under in their games this season, 7.9 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Cardinals games have an over/under of 143.4 points this season, 6.1 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/12/2021 Bowling Green Bowling Green -7.5 148.5 -356 +279 Regular Season 88-64 BALLST
2/15/2020 Ball State Ball State -6 139 -275 +211 Regular Season 77-71 BGSU
1/28/2020 Bowling Green Bowling Green -2 139 -135 +111 Regular Season 67-61 BGSU
1/15/2019 N/A Bowling Green N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-78 BGSU

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