Ball State vs Western Michigan Football Odds

The Cardinals will play the Broncos on Saturday, September 30th, 2023. The matchup takes place at Waldo Stadium. Watch this exciting Week 5 matchup at 3:30 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on ESPN+.

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Key Matchup Stats

We're now well into the 2023 college football season. Week 5 action features a matchup between Ball State and Western Michigan taking place at Waldo Stadium. The following are some key season stats to help you size up this game.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Ball State has a 97.33 conference power ranking for the 2023 season. The conference power ranking for Western Michigan is 96.67.
  • Away Ball State - Heading into Week 5, Ball State currently has a 0-2 record as an away team for the 2023 regular season. This ranks them 2nd in the MAC Conference for away team wins. Watch this stat carefully as the season progresses.
  • Home Western Michigan - Western Michigan has a 1-0 record as a home team. Looking ahead to this 2023 Week 5 matchup, they rank 3rd in the MAC Conference for home team wins. Like the Ball State away record and ranking, you should continually keep tabs on this stat.
  • Points Scored - For the 2023 season, Ball State ranks 4th (65) in the MAC Conference, with Western Michigan currently ranking 3rd (83) for points scored in the MAC Conference.
  • Points Against - Also in 2023, Ball State stands 3rd (136) in the MAC Conference for points scored by opponents in 2023. Western Michigan sits at 1st (155) in the MAC Conference for points against in the 2023 season so far.
  • Team Records - Ball State has a 1-3 overall record for the 2023 regular season, with Western Michigan currently 1-3 for the 2023 NCAAF regular season.

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Get ready for an electrifying showdown as Ball State faces Western Michigan at Waldo Stadium... The Week 5 clash promises to be a thrilling battle between these two college football powerhouses. According to the SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings, Ball State holds a slight edge with a rating of 97.33, while Western Michigan is close behind at 96.67... Both teams are hungry for a win as they currently stand with a 1-3 record.

Expect an explosive game as Ball State's potent offense takes on Western Michigan's tenacious defense... The Cardinals will rely on their high-scoring attack to overpower the Broncos' solid defensive line... On the other side of the ball, Western Michigan will look to contain Ball State's explosive playmakers and force turnovers... This game is sure to keep fans on the edge of their seats from start to finish.

If you're looking to bet this game, head to BetWay, BetRivers, or BetMGM to place your wagers... Don't forget to review this game's prop bets for even more exciting betting options. And while you're at it, compare the odds below to find the best value for your money... Get ready for a clash of titans as Ball State battles Western Michigan on September 30th!

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Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Ball State
Favorite

Western Michigan
Western Michigan has a -1.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Ball State has a +2 -112 point spread at BetRivers 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 50.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 51.5 points. Risk $139 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Ball State
Favorite

Western Michigan
Western Michigan is the -122 moneyline favorite. Risk $122 to win $100 on Western Michigan at BetRivers. Ball State is the +105 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $105 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 Western Michigan College Football game on Saturday, September 30th, 2023?

Western Michigan is a -1.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while Ball State is a +2 -112 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Ball State vs Western Michigan College Football game on Saturday, September 30th, 2023?

The best over line is 50.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 51.5 -139 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $139 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Ball State vs Western Michigan College Football game on Saturday, September 30th, 2023?

Western Michigan is a -122 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and Ball State is a +105 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 $89.29 at -112 odds.

A +2 Ball State underdog bet wins if they lose by 1, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 2. Your bet loses if they lose by 3 or more.

Favorite Western Michigan - Western Michigan bettors risk $100 to win $91.74 at -109 odds.

A -2 Western Michigan favorite bet wins if they win by 3 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 2. Your bet loses if they win by 1, tie, or lose outright.

Ball State at Western Michigan Prop Bets

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Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 5
Ball State vs Western Michigan
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
WMU 42, BALL 24
Waldo Stadium
Western Michigan by 18
2022
Week 2
Western Michigan vs Ball State
Saturday, September 10th, 2022
WMU 37, BALL 30
Scheumann Stadium
Western Michigan by 7
2021
Week 6
Ball State vs Western Michigan
Saturday, October 9th, 2021
BALL 45, WMU 20
Waldo Stadium
Ball State by 25
2020
Week 15
Western Michigan vs Ball State
Saturday, December 12th, 2020
BALL 30, WMU 27
Scheumann Stadium
Ball State by 3
2019
Week 11
Ball State vs Western Michigan
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
WMU 35, BALL 31
Waldo Stadium
Western Michigan by 4

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - Ball State, Western Michigan
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
Ball State3-50.375482192933-31-5L1
Western Michigan3-50.375482843813-21-6L2

Ball State & Western Michigan Futures Odds

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Western Michigan 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 Western Michigan Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1St. Francis (PA) vs
Western Michigan
WMU 35, SFPA 17
Thursday, August 31st, 2023
Week 2Western Michigan vs
Syracuse
SYR 48, WMU 7
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Western Michigan vs
Iowa
IOWA 41, WMU 10
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Western Michigan vs
Toledo
TOL 49, WMU 31
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Ball State vs
Western Michigan
WMU 42, BALL 24
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Western Michigan vs
Mississippi State
MSST 41, WMU 28
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 7Miami (OH) vs
Western Michigan
M-OH 34, WMU 21
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 8Western Michigan vs
Ohio
OHIO 20, WMU 17
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 9Western Michigan vs
Eastern Michigan
WMU 45, EMU 21
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 11Central Michigan vs
Western Michigan
WMU 38, CMU 28
Tuesday, November 7th, 2023
Week 12Western Michigan vs
Northern Illinois
NIU 24, WMU 0
Tuesday, November 14th, 2023
Week 13Bowling Green vs
Western Michigan
BGSU 34, WMU 10
Tuesday, November 21st, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Ball State vs Western Michigan College Football Game

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

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Saturday, September 30th, 2023 at 3:30 pm EDT, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

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

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Football page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Ball State vs Western Michigan Game.

  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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