Ohio at Ball State - 11/15/22 College Football Picks and Prediction

Ball State Cardinals (5-5) vs Ohio Bobcats (7-3)

Game Info: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 7:00 pm (Scheumann Stadium)

Betting Odds: Ball State Cardinals +3.5 -- Over/Under: 56.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Ohio Bobcats will play the Ball State Cardinals in a MAC Game on Tuesday night at Scheumann Stadium in Muncie, Indiana.

The Ohio Bobcats are 7-3 (5-1) this season after they defeated Miami (OH) by a score of 37-21 in their last game. Ohio out gained Miami by a total of 556-313 and went 9-16 on third down attempts in the win. The Ohio offense is averaging 33.8 points per game with 314.7 passing yards per game and 129.6 rushing yards per game. Kurtis Rourke has thrown for 3,087 yards, 24 touchdowns, and four interceptions, while also rushing for 237 yards and four touchdowns for the Bobcats this season. Sieh Bangura has rushed for 640 yards and eight scores, while Sam Wiglusz has caught 59 passes for 714 yards and nine touchdowns for Ohio. The Ohio defense is giving up 32 points per game and 465 yards per game.

The Ball State Cardinals are 5-5 (3-3) this season after they lost to Toledo by a score of 28-21 in their last game. Ball State only gained 281 total yards and went 5-20 on third down attempts in the loss. The Ball State offense is averaging 24.4 points per game with 233.3 passing yards per game and 150.9 rushing yards per game. John Paddock has thrown for 2,333 yards, 16 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions for the Cardinals this season. Carson Steele has rushed for 1,280 yards and 12 scores, while Jayshon Jackson has caught 66 passes for 755 yards and three touchdowns for Ball State. The Ball State defense is allowing 27.3 points per game and 401.7 yards per game.

Ohio is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. The over is 9-2 in Ohio’s last 11 Tuesday games. Ball State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 conference games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against a team with a winning record. The under is 4-0 in Ball State’s last 4 Tuesday games. The home team is 5-2 ATS in these two teams last 7 head to head meetings.

Ohio comes into this game in first place on their side of the MAC standings and is tied with Toledo for the best record in the MAC. Ball State has lost two of their last three games, but will be at home for this game. Ohio has one of the worst defenses in the country, but their offense averages almost 34 points per game. I am going to take Ohio in this game on the road.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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