One of my favorite plays on the Week 12 Wednesday college football odds pits the Ball State Cardinals against the Ohio Bobcats. These two are going to be meeting at 8:00 p.m. ET at Scheumann Stadium, and I’m going to show you which side to make your CFB pick on for this great game.
Ohio Bobcats (8-2, 4-6 ATS) +3.5
Ball State Cardinals (7-3, 8-2 ATS) -3.5
Ball State and Ohio are both great teams that are hoping to make a bowl game this year, but the loser of this one is going to likely find itself in some trouble. For my money though, this is the best of all of the games to play of the midweek action.
The Bobcats are probably going to be the team that most want to fade after last week. The Cardinals were able to go on the road and pull off the upset over Toledo at the Glass Bowl, while Ohio lost at home to what, in my estimation, is a very, very good Bowling Green squad. Still, it wasn’t a mistake that the Bobcats were able to get to 8-0 this year, and this is a very solid team from top to bottom. QB Tyler Tettleton has fallen upon some hard times, but he still has 16 TDs against just two picks and is destined to have better games that he had last week when he threw for just 145 yards against the stout Bowling Green defense.
The Bobcats had dominated this series in the 1990s and early 2000s, but these last two games have been ones that Ball State has gotten the better of. Still, Ball State is just 1-5 ATS in its last six games here in Muncie against teams with a winning road record. This just isn’t a great spot for the Cardinals to be in after last week’s emotional high, and they’ll get knocked off by Ohio on Wednesday.
Ohio @ Ball State Tips: Ohio Bobcats +3.5