Ball State vs. Miami University fearless prediction and game preview.
Date: Tuesday, November 20
Game Time: 7:00 ET
Venue: Yager Stadium, Oxford, OH
Ball State (4-7) vs. Miami University (5-6) Game Preview
What’s Going To Happen
Miami University needs this to get bowl eligible, while Ball State is playing out the string – but a five-win season would be a whole lot stronger than 4-8.
The RedHawks have the passing game, but Gus Ragland hasn’t been bombing away over the last few weeks – this is about the ground game against a Cardinal defensive front that got destroyed for over 400 yards against Ohio, and last week was hit for 361 by Western Michigan.
MU isn’t big on running the ball, but it can do it, and it will.
Ball State can’t control the clock or the tempo, and MU can. This won’t be a grinding game, but the RedHawks will keep feeding Alonzo Smith and the backs, Ragland will be efficient enough on third downs, and with bowl eligibility there for the taking, the offense will take over early in a sharp performance.
Fearless Prediction & Line
Miami University 41, Ball State 17
Line: Miami University -17.5, o/u: 54.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3
Must See Rating: 1.5
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