Buffalo at Ball State: 11/23/21 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Ball State Cardinals (5-6) vs Buffalo Bulls (4-7)
Game Info: Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Scheumann Stadium)
Betting Odds: Ball State Cardinals -6.5 -- Over/Under: 58.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Buffalo Bulls and Ball State Cardinals face off on Tuesday in some college football MACtion at Scheumann Stadium. When these two teams faced off last year it was Ball State that came away with the 38-28 victory.
The Buffalo Bulls have actually been a pretty big disappointment this season sitting with a 4-7 record overall and they have gone 3-7-1 against the spread. Buffalo has lost three games in a row including the last game against Northern Illinois which they were defeated in overtime. In two of the last three games, they have given up at least 45 points. The Bulls are averaging 31.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 30.8 points per game. Under center for Buffalo is Kyle Vantrease who has thrown for 1,861 yards, eight touchdowns and six interceptions. In this game the defense is going to need to be better.
On the other side of this matchup is the Ball State Cardinals who sit with a 5-6 record and will become bowl eligible with a win in this game. Ball State has lost two games in a row and in the last game against Northern Illinois they were defeated 37-17 against Central Michigan. Ball State is averaging 24.8 points while their defense is giving up 28.6 points per game. Under center for Ball State is Drew Pitt who has thrown for 2,072 yards, 24 touchdowns, and eight interceptions. In this game, if Ball State wants to win this game they are going to need a big game out of Pitt.
Buffalo is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games played on Tuesday. Ball State is 3-7 against the spread in their last ten games played on Tuesday. The over is 4-1 in Buffalo’s last five games as a road underdog. The underdog is 6-0 in the last six meetings between the two teams. The over is 5-0 in the last five meetings in Ball State.
When these two teams played the underdog has found success covering spreads and it’s not going to be any different in this game. Buffalo’s offense has been strong, and they are going to find success again in this game against Ball State. Back Buffalo against the spread