The Ball State Cardinals (6-10) are at home in MAC play against the Western Michigan Broncos (4-11) on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET. The Cardinals are favored by 7 points in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The point total for the matchup is set at 135.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 21, 2021, 2:20 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The DraftKings line for this game has the Cardinals favored by seven, while the model predicts they’ll win by slightly more (8.1 points).
The model predicts a total 5.8 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.
Prediction: Ball State 74, Western Michigan 66
Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.
Examining the Over/Under
- The Cardinals’ average implied point total this season is 3.1 more points than their implied total in Sunday’s game (74.1 implied points on average compared to 71 implied points in this game).
- Ball State has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (71) nine times.
- The 75.2-point average implied total on the season for the Broncos is 11.2 more points than the team’s 64-point implied total in this matchup.
- Western Michigan has put up more than 64 points in six games on the season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Ball State and Western Michigan Records ATS
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Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
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