Free College Football Picks Today: Miami (OH) RedHawks vs Ball State Cardinals 11/22/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Miami (OH) RedHawks vs Ball State Cardinals 11/22/22
Tue 22nd November 2022

The Ball State University Cardinals (5-6, 3-4 MAC) and Miami University RedHawks (5-6, 3-4 MAC) face off Tuesday at Fred C. Yager Stadium for their regular season finales.Ball State is coming off a 32-18 loss to Ohio at Scheumann Stadium last Tuesday. John Paddock was 29 of 48 for 273 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.

Carson Steele ran 14 times for 96 yards. Brady Hunt caught nine passes for 90 yards and a touchdown. Miami (OH) beat Northern Illinois 29-23 at Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium on Wednesday. Aveon Smith threw for 185 yards and a touchdown. He added 105 yards and two touchdowns on the ground. Mac Hippenhammer added a touchdown of his own. He caught five receptions for 105 yards.


The RedHawks won the only game between the teams last season, a 24-17 victory in October. Brett Gabbert threw two touchdowns for Miami (OH). Drew Plitt tossed two touchdowns for Ball State.


The Cardinals are averaging 23.8 points per game for the season, 95th in FBS, and they are facing a RedHawks defense that has surrendered 23.0 PPG (42nd). Meanwhile, Miami (OH) has scored 20.5 points a game this season, 112th in the nation, and Ball State is allowing 27.7 PPG (82nd).

The Cardinals rank 62nd in the nation in passing yards per game (235.8) and 70th in rushing (145.7), while the RedHawks are 93rd in passing yards allowed per game (244.5) and 31st against the run (124.0).

Miami (OH) has been one of the country’s least successful passing teams, averaging 161.2 passing yards per game (122nd), while ranking 72nd in rushing yards (144.6). The Cardinals are allowing 216.0 passing yards (49th) and 188.0 rushing yards per game (111th).


Through 11 games, John Paddock has thrown for 18 touchdowns (12 INT) and 235.8 yards per game to lead Ball State in passing. In five away games this season, he has six TDs (5 INT) and an average of 213.0 yards passing. Carson Steele leads the team in rushing with an average of 125.1 yards a game over 11 games.

He has 12 touchdowns on the ground and two through the air. Jayshon Jackson is the Cardinals’ leading receiver with 74.7 yards a game and three TDs. Aveon Smith has eight passing touchdowns (4 INT) with 115.0 yards per game through eight games to lead Miami (OH). In three home games this season, he has thrown for five TDs and an average of 150.0 yards.

Keyon Mozee has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 45.5 yards a game through 10 games. He has two touchdowns. Mac Hippenhammer has been a key target in the RedHawks’ aerial attack. He has eight touchdowns and a 59.6 yard per game average through 11 appearances.

SportsTips’ College Football Pick:

Miami of Ohio (-135)

Want up to a $1K risk free bet for this pick?
Claim with betmgm image today!

If you need more news, information and predictions, head over to our college football hub page for all your college football needs!

*Odds correct at time of publication, courtesy of BetMGM.

SportsTips covers all the latest betting, odds, picks & predictions news when it comes to major American sports like NFL, NBA, MLB & NHL. If you want to stay up to date with the latest information, SportsTips has you covered!