Check out our free Cardinals vs RedHawks pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in Oxford. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Cardinals vs RedHawks Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

On Tuesday, November 22nd at 7:00 PM ET, the Ball State Cardinals and Miami (OH) RedHawks at Yager Stadium in Oxford, OH. ESPN+ is carrying television coverage for game. The odds for this week 13 Mid-American matchup have the RedHawks as the -2.5 point favorite on the spread. The over-under point total is currently set at 45.

Cardinals vs RedHawks Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Ball State Cardinals at Miami (OH) RedHawks
  • Where: Oxford at Yager Stadium
  • Date: Tuesday, November 22nd
  • Betting Odds:
  • MIAOH -2.5, BALLST +111 | MIAOH -135 O/U 45

Cardinals Preview:

As the Cardinals travel to take on the Miami (OH) RedHawks, they have an overall record of 5-7. This includes going 3-5 in Mid-American action.

In their previous game, the Cardinals lost by a score of 18-17 to Miami (OH). However, they were able to cover the spread as 2.5 point underdogs. With their 35 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 45.0. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 347 yards, with 130 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 154th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Ball State is ranked 98th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 217 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Ball State offense is averaging 23.25. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Miami (OH) defense ranked 49th in EPA. Look for the Cardinals offense to struggle on the ground, as they are facing a Miami (OH) defense that is tough up front. This season, the RedHawks are averaging 156.5 yards per game and have a below average rush rate compared to other teams. Heading into the game, the Cardinals will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 228.17 yards places them 93rd in the NCAA. So far, they are the 17th ranked team in attempts per contest (40.08).

RedHawks Preview:

As the RedHawks travel to take on the Ball State Cardinals, they have an overall record of 6-6. This includes going 4-4 in Mid-American action.

Last week, Miami (OH) beat Ball State by a score of 18-17. Leading into the matchup, the RedHawks were 2.5 point underdogs. With their 35 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 45.0. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 407 yards, with 265 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 70th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Miami (OH) is ranked 118th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 142 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Miami (OH) offense is averaging 20.25. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Ball State defense ranked 60th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Miami (OH) can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 143.42 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Ball State defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the RedHawks will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 165.83 yards places them 164th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 177th ranked team in attempts per contest (26.0).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Cardinals have an ATS record of 6-5-0. Their current over-under record sits at 2-9-0. Through their last 5 road contests, the Cardinals offense has averaged 21.0 points per game while allowing an average of 23.2. Ball State posted an overall record of 2-3-0 while going 4-1-0 ATS.

In terms of betting, the RedHawks have an ATS record of 5-6-0. Their current over-under record sits at 3-8-0. Through their last 5 home contests, the RedHawks offense has averaged 18.6 points per game while allowing an average of 26.4. Miami (OH) posted an overall record of 2-3-0 while going 2-3-0 ATS.

Cardinals vs RedHawks Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Miami (OH) RedHawks -2.5

Free Total Prediction: Over 45

 


Join our Discord to leave a question or comment regarding this article. We have sports fans talking betting all day — every day! JOIN THE DISCORD NOW AND QUALIFY FOR PRIZES & BETTING SWAG!