Ohio Bobcats vs. Ball State Cardinals - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ball State Cardinals (10-4) at Ohio Bobcats (9-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Ohio University Convocation Center)
The Line: Ohio Bobcats -7.5 -- Over/Under: 143 See the Latest Odds
The Ohio Bobcats will host the Ball State Cardinals this Saturday.
The Ohio Bobcats come into this game with a 9-4 record and are currently 4th in the Mac East Division. The Bobcats have won 5 out of their last 6 games with their most recent game being a 80-69 loss to Northern Illinois.Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for the Bobcats has been Jaaron Simmons who is averaging 14.8 points per game and 7.5 assists with 3.5 rebounds. Antonio Campbell is second on the team with 14.4 points per game and 8.8 rebounds.
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The Ball State Cardinals come into this game with a 10-4 record and are currently 2nd in the Mac West Division. The Cardinals have won their past 3 games with their latest game being a 87-69 win over Toledo. Ryan Weber has led the Cardinals this season with 12.3 points per game and 4.5 rebounds. Franko House is second on the team with 12.0 points per game and 5.9 rebounds. Ball State will try to keep it rolling with a big conference win against Ohio.
The Ball State Cardinals are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 road games. The Cardinals are 2-11 against the spread in their last 13 road games following three or more consecutive home games. The Ohio Bobcats are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 home games. The Bobcats are 9-2 against the spread in their last 11 games overall.
Both of these teams are very similar and this should be a close game. 7.5 is alot of points to give up so i think il take Ball State here. Take Ball State and the points on the road.