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Miami (Ohio) RedHawks @ Ball State Cardinals

Current Records: Miami (Ohio) 8-9, Ball State 9-8

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Miami (Ohio) has enjoyed a two-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. The Miami (Ohio) RedHawks and the Ball State Cardinals will face off in a Mid American battle at 2:00 p.m. ET on Saturday at John E. Worthen Arena. Miami (Ohio) is expected to lose this one by four points, so we'll see if that gives them a bit of motivation.

Last Tuesday, the RedHawks came up short against the Falcons and fell 78-73.

Meanwhile, Ball State had to suffer through a six-game losing streak, but that streak is no more. They walked away with a 76-62 win over the Eagles on Tuesday.

The RedHawks now have a losing record at 8-9. As for the Cardinals, their victory ended a three-game drought on the road and puts them at 9-8.

Miami (Ohio) came up short against Ball State when the teams last played back in January of 2023, falling 75-61. Can Miami (Ohio) avenge their defeat or is history doomed to repeat itself? We'll find out soon enough.


Ball State is a 4-point favorite against Miami (Ohio), according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Cardinals as a 3-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 144.5 points.

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Series History

Ball State and Miami (Ohio) both have 5 wins in their last 10 games.

  • Jan 14, 2023 - Ball State 75 vs. Miami (Ohio) 61
  • Jan 25, 2022 - Ball State 81 vs. Miami (Ohio) 64
  • Jan 19, 2021 - Miami (Ohio) 81 vs. Ball State 71
  • Jan 18, 2020 - Ball State 71 vs. Miami (Ohio) 62
  • Feb 19, 2019 - Miami (Ohio) 69 vs. Ball State 66
  • Jan 22, 2019 - Miami (Ohio) 71 vs. Ball State 65
  • Jan 20, 2018 - Miami (Ohio) 71 vs. Ball State 53
  • Jan 10, 2017 - Ball State 85 vs. Miami (Ohio) 74
  • Mar 07, 2016 - Miami (Ohio) 49 vs. Ball State 47
  • Feb 16, 2016 - Ball State 73 vs. Miami (Ohio) 56