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Ball State vs. Central Michigan – College Basketball – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Ball State Cardinals (11-11, 6-5 MAC) are heavy favorites (-10.5) as they attempt to continue a three-game home winning streak when they square off against the Central Michigan Chippewas (5-14, 4-4 MAC) on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at John E. Worthen Arena. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET. The over/under is 149.5 for the matchup.

Ball State vs. Central Michigan Predictions

Ball State vs. Central Michigan Betting Odds

Ball State vs Central Michigan Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Ball State -10.5 149.5 points

Ball State vs. Central Michigan Last 10 Games

  • Ball State is 4-6 overall and 7-3-0 against the spread in its past 10 contests.
  • Ball State and its opponents have hit the over in four of those 10 games.
  • The past 10 Cardinals games averaged 0.6 fewer points (148.9) than this matchup’s point total.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Cardinals are scoring at a rate the same as their season-long scoring average.
  • Central Michigan is 4-6 overall and 6-4-0 against the spread over its past 10 games.
  • Central Michigan and its opponents have hit the over in three of the past 10 games.
  • The past 10 Chippewas games averaged 3.9 fewer points (145.6) than this matchup’s point total.
  • During the last 10 games, the Chippewas are scoring 65.8 points per game compared to their 64.5 season average.

Ball State vs. Central Michigan Betting Trends

  • Ball State has covered the spread 11 times in 22 games with a set spread.
  • The Cardinals are 1-1 ATS when playing as at least 10.5-point favorites.
  • This season, 11 of Ball State’s games have gone over the point total.
  • The Cardinals put up only 4.1 fewer points per game (74.9) than the Chippewas give up (79.0).
  • Ball State is 5-1 against the spread and 7-1 overall when scoring more than 79.0 points.
  • Central Michigan has covered the spread nine times over 19 games with a set spread.
  • The Chippewas are 5-6 ATS when playing as at least 10.5-point underdogs.
  • Games involving Central Michigan have hit the over eight times this season.
  • The Chippewas’ 64.5 points per game are 12.3 fewer points than the 76.8 the Cardinals give up to opponents.
  • When it scores more than 76.8 points, Central Michigan is 2-0 against the spread and 1-1 overall.

Ball State vs. Central Michigan Over/Under Trends

  • A total of 13 Ball State games this season have gone over Tuesday’s over/under of 149.5 points.
  • This season, seven games Central Michigan played finished with a combined score over 149.5 points.
  • The point total for the game of 149.5 is 10.1 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Cardinals (74.9 points per game) and the Chippewas (64.5 points per game).
  • The 155.8 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 6.3 more than the 149.5 total in this contest.
  • This season the average total for Cardinals games is 147.8 points, 1.7 fewer than the over/under of 149.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of four points separates this game’s over/under (149.5 points) and the average total points bet in Chippewas’ games (145.5 points) this season.

Ball State Team Leaders

  • Payton Sparks: 12.7 PTS, 7.8 REB, 54.7 FG%
  • Tyler Cochran: 12.3 PTS, 1.7 STL, 47.4 FG%, 34.6 3PT% (18-for-52)
  • Luke Bumbalough: 11.5 PTS, 38.9 FG%, 37.3 3PT% (57-for-153)
  • Miryne Thomas: 10.5 PTS, 45.6 FG%, 40.2 3PT% (37-for-92)
  • Demarius Jacobs: 7.2 PTS, 48.6 FG%, 32.7 3PT% (16-for-49)

Central Michigan Team Leaders

  • Kevin Miller: 11.0 PTS, 1.1 STL, 42.2 FG%, 31.8 3PT% (14-for-44)
  • Ralph Bissainthe: 10.1 PTS, 1.6 STL, 43.1 FG%, 36.7 3PT% (18-for-49)
  • Harrison Henderson: 9.5 PTS, 37.0 FG%, 38.0 3PT% (19-for-50)
  • Brian Taylor: 7.1 PTS, 46.2 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (15-for-45)
  • Cameron Healy: 10.1 PTS, 46.3 FG%, 43.5 3PT% (40-for-92)

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