Ohio vs Ball State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 22, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 22, 2021

The Ohio Bobcats are at home in MAC play against the Ball State Cardinals on Friday, January 22 at 7:00 PM ET. The Bobcats are  favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The over/under for the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 22, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Ohio Betting Information

  • Ohio has a 4-2 record ATS this year.
  • When favored by at least 4.5 points, the Bobcats are 2-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Bobcats and their opponents have gone over the set over/under in 3 of 6 games this season (50%).

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

Ohio Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jason Preston 9 18.3 6.0 7.8 1.1 0.3 2.0
Dwight Wilson 13 14.8 7.5 1.0 0.6 0.5 0.0
Ben Vander Plas 13 13.5 5.5 3.8 1.6 0.7 2.0
Ben Roderick 11 12.1 1.7 0.9 0.5 0.3 3.0
Lunden McDay 13 9.5 1.8 1.5 0.8 0.1 1.2

Ball State Betting Information

  • The Cardinals hold a losing record ATS this season, covering four times and failing to cover six times.
  • When playing as at least a 4.5-point underdog, the Cardinals frequently cover the spread with a 2-1 record against the spread.
  • Eight of Ball State’s 10 games (80%) this season have been over 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 12 16.7 5.9 1.5 1.6 0.3 0.0
Ishmael El-Amin 12 14.8 2.8 3.4 2.0 0.4 1.8
Brachen Hazen 10 9.6 5.4 0.5 1.0 0.6 0.3
Miryne Thomas 10 8.5 6.0 1.3 0.6 0.2 1.7
Luke Bumbalough 12 8.1 2.2 2.6 0.5 0.0 1.7

Total Facts

  • Ohio’s games this year have gone over the point total for Friday’s matchup (149 points) in four out of eight opportunities (50% of matchups).
  • Five Ball State games this year (50% of its matchups) ended with a final total higher than Friday’s over/under of 149 points.
  • The Bobcats average 82.5 points per game against the Cardinals’ 73, amounting to 6.5 points over the game’s point total of 149.
  • The 141.5 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 7.5 fewer than the 149 total in this contest.
  • The Bobcats have seen a 152.4 average over/under in their games this season, 3.4 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 4.4 points separates this contest’s over/under (149 points) and the average total points bet in Cardinals games (144.6 points) this season.

Head to Head

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

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