Ball State vs Kentucky Football Odds

The Cardinals will play the Wildcats on Saturday, September 2nd, 2023. The matchup takes place at Kroger Field. Watch this exciting Week 1 matchup at 12:00 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on SECN.

Learn more about College Football betting with our handy tutorial and guide. We explain spread, total and money line bets.


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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023 college football season has begun, with Ball State and Kentucky scheduled to matchup at Kroger Field. First, let's review each team's stats from the 2022 season to get an idea of what we can expect on gameday.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Ball State had a 97.33 conference power ranking in the 2022 season. The conference power ranking for Kentucky in the 2022 season was 97.33.
  • Away Ball State - At the end of the 2022 regular season, Ball State had a 2-4 record as an away team, ranking them 3rd in the MAC Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Kentucky - Kentucky finished the 2022 regular season with a 5-3 record as a home team. They ranked 3rd in the SEC Conference for home team wins in 2022.
  • Points Scored - Ball State wound up 5th (279) in the MAC Conference, with Kentucky ranked 7th (265) for points scored in the 2022 SEC Conference.
  • Points Against - Ball State finished 5th (323) in the MAC Conference for points scored by opponents in 2022. Kentucky wound up 5th (250) in the 2022 SEC Conference for points against.
  • Team Records - Ball State had a 5-7 regular season overall record, with Kentucky notching a 7-6 regular season standing last year.

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Get ready for a wild clash as Ball State takes on Kentucky at Kroger Field... Will the Cardinals rise up against the Wildcats in this Week 1 showdown? Only time will tell... Be sure to tune in on Saturday, September 2nd, 2023 for an electrifying start to the college football regular season.

Last season, Ball State finished with a 5-7 record, while Kentucky ended at 7-6... Both teams are hungry for redemption and eager to make a statement on the field. With the game taking place at Kroger Field, the Wildcats have the home advantage. Can the Cardinals overcome the hostile environment and secure a victory? It's a thrilling matchup that will keep fans on the edge of their seats.

If you're feeling lucky, head over to SportsBetting3.com to bet on this game... Review the odds below and place your bets for an unforgettable start to the 2023-24 college football season. Get ready for a clash of titans at Kroger Field!

Best Cardinals at Wildcats Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Ball State
Favorite

Kentucky
Kentucky has a -25.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Ball State has a +25.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. Ball State is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 48.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 48.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Ball State
Favorite

Kentucky
Kentucky is the -5000 moneyline favorite. Risk $5,000 to win $100 on Kentucky at BetMGM. Ball State is the +1350 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $1,350 on Ball State. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Ball State vs Kentucky College Football game on Saturday, September 2nd, 2023?

Kentucky is a -25.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while Ball State is a +25.5 -110 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Ball State vs Kentucky College Football game on Saturday, September 2nd, 2023?

The best over line is 48.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 48.5 -110 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Ball State vs Kentucky College Football game on Saturday, September 2nd, 2023?

Kentucky is a -5000 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Ball State is a +1350 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

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College Football Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Underdog Ball State - Ball State bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +25.5 Ball State underdog bet wins if they lose by 25 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 26 or more.

Favorite Kentucky - Kentucky bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A -25.5 Kentucky favorite bet wins if they win by 26 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 25 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Ball State at Kentucky Prop Bets

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Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 1
Ball State vs Kentucky
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
UK 44, BALL 14
Kroger Field
Kentucky by 30

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - Ball State, Kentucky
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
MAC West
Ball State3-50.375482192933-31-5L1
SEC East
Kentucky3-50.375763783364-33-2L1

Ball State & Kentucky Futures Odds

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Ball State Championship Odds
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Kentucky Championship Odds
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Team Schedules & Results


2023-24 Ball State Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Ball State vs
Kentucky
UK 44, BALL 14
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Ball State vs
Georgia
UGA 45, BALL 3
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Indiana State vs
Ball State
BALL 45, INST 7
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Georgia Southern vs
Ball State
GASO 40, BALL 3
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Ball State vs
Western Michigan
WMU 42, BALL 24
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Ball State vs
Eastern Michigan
EMU 24, BALL 10
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 7Toledo vs
Ball State
TOL 13, BALL 6
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 8Central Michigan vs
Ball State
BALL 24, CMU 17
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 10Ball State vs
Bowling Green
BGSU 24, BALL 21
Wednesday, November 1st, 2023
Week 11Ball State vs
Northern Illinois
BALL 20, NIU 17
Tuesday, November 7th, 2023
Week 12Kent State vs
Ball State
BALL 34, KENT 3
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Miami (OH) vs
Ball State
M-OH 17, BALL 15
Saturday, November 25th, 2023


2023-24 Kentucky Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Ball State vs
Kentucky
UK 44, BALL 14
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Eastern Kentucky vs
Kentucky
UK 28, EKU 17
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Akron vs
Kentucky
UK 35, AKR 3
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Kentucky vs
Vanderbilt
UK 45, VAN 28
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Florida vs
Kentucky
UK 33, FLA 14
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Kentucky vs
Georgia
UGA 51, UK 13
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 7Missouri vs
Kentucky
MIZ 38, UK 21
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 9Tennessee vs
Kentucky
TENN 33, UK 27
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10Kentucky vs
Mississippi State
UK 24, MSST 3
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Alabama vs
Kentucky
ALA 49, UK 21
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Kentucky vs
South Carolina
SC 17, UK 14
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Kentucky vs
Louisville
UK 38, LOU 31
Saturday, November 25th, 2023
BowlsClemson vs
Kentucky
Taxslayer Gator Bowl
CLEM 38, UK 35
Friday, December 29th, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Ball State vs Kentucky College Football Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

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  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Football page, look for the Ball State vs Kentucky Game.

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  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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