The battle between the RedHawks and Cardinals didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Ball State was handed a 28-7 defeat on Tuesday at Scheumann Stadium.
Bettors who backed the RedHawks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -17.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 53.5.
Jaylon Bester rushed for 67 yards, while Leonard Ross added 42 yards in the win. Jared Murphy and James Gardner added 83 and 28 receiving yards respectively.
Caleb Huntley rushed for 159 yards for Ball State, while Malik Dunner added 60 yards. Jack Milas threw for 39 yards for the Cardinals, while receivers Justin Hall and Khalil Newton had 46 and 17 yards respectively.
Miami-OH was outgained by Ball State 391-273 yards in Tuesday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-14 by the Cardinals.
Ball State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:57-25:03 split in that important category.