Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The Ball State Cardinals travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Cardinals come into this game with an overall record of 10-4 and a road record of 0-3. They are 3-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4. The Bobcats have an overall record of 9-4 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 5-3 and they are 7-2 against the spread.
Ryan Weber comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 26.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinals. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Franko House averages 12 points per game in 24.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game for Ball State. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Jaaron Simmons averages 14.8 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year for the Bobcats. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 7.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Antonio Campbell averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Ball State averages 69.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 229th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 203rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 141st in the country. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 86th and 153rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 135th with 12.5 per game. The Cardinals allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 37th and 171st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 102nd and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 114th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 227th in the Division 1.
Ohio averages 78.2 points per game this year which ranks them 68th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 55th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 161st in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 186th and 160th respectively. In the turnover department the Bobcats rank 236th with 13.7 per game. The Bobcats allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 194th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 157th and 333rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 91st place in the nation. The Bobcats force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 298th in college basketball.
Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 3-5 against the spread
The Ball State Cardinals are 4-4 against the over/under
Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 7-2 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 5-3 against the over/under
Ball State Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Ball State
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