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    The Western Michigan Broncos (6-11, 2-2 MAC) visit the Ball State Cardinals (12-5, 3-1 MAC) after losing six straight road games. The Cardinals are double-digit favorites by 10.5 points in the matchup, which tips at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. The matchup’s point total is set at 146.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cardinals vs. Broncos

    • Game Day: Tuesday, January 17, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • Location: Muncie, Indiana
    • Arena: John E. Worthen Arena
    Ball State vs Western Michigan Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Ball State -10.5 146.5

    Ball State Betting Stats & Information

    • Ball State has won eight of nine games when favored on the moneyline this season (88.9%).
    • The Cardinals have not played as a moneyline favorite of -627 or shorter.
    • The Cardinals are 9-6-0 against the spread this season.
    • When they have played as at least 10.5-point underdogs this year, the Broncos are 3-2 against the spread.
    • The average point total in Ball State’s games this year is three fewer points than the over/under of 146.5 in this matchup.

    Western Michigan Betting Stats & Info

    • Western Michigan has been listed as the underdog nine times this season and have failed to win any of those games.
    • The Broncos have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +431 odds on them winning this game.
    • The Broncos have a 6-8-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The Broncos have a 3-2 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 10.5 points or more.
    • The average over/under in Western Michigan’s games this year is 1.3 fewer points than the point total of 146.5 for this outing.

    Ball State vs. Western Michigan Season Stat Comparison

    Ball State Rank Ball State AVG Western Michigan AVG Western Michigan Rank
    76th 76.5 Points Scored 72.2 164th
    118th 67 Points Allowed 72.9 278th
    169th 32.5 Rebounds 34.6 75th
    153rd 9.1 Off. Rebounds 10.8 34th
    220th 7.1 3pt Made 8 127th
    214th 12.9 Assists 13.3 190th
    128th 11.8 Turnovers 12.4 192nd

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Ball State Cardinals Leaders

    • Jarron Coleman leads the Cardinals in points and assists per game, scoring 14.1 points and distributing 3.4 assists.
    • Payton Sparks leads Ball State in rebounding, grabbing 8.2 boards per game while also scoring 13.1 points a contest.
    • Coleman leads the Cardinals in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.2 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Western Michigan Broncos Leaders

    • The Broncos’ Lamar Norman Jr. racks up enough points (17.8 per game) and assists (2.8 per game) to sit atop the team’s leaderboards.
    • Markeese Hastings is at the top of the Western Michigan rebounding leaderboard with 10.1 rebounds per game. He also notches 7.4 points and adds 1.9 assists per game.
    • Norman is dependable from distance and leads the Broncos with 2.9 made threes per game.

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