Thursday's game between the Ball State Cardinals (25-8) and Belmont Bruins (23-11) going head to head at John E. Worthen Arena has a projected final score of 71-69 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of Ball State, so it should be a tight matchup. The game will begin at 6:30 PM ET on March 16.

The Bruins dropped their last outing 89-71 against Drake on Sunday.

Belmont vs. Ball State Game Info

  • When: Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 6:30 PM ET
  • Where: John E. Worthen Arena in Muncie, Indiana

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Belmont vs. Ball State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Ball State 71, Belmont 69

Belmont Schedule Analysis

  • The Bruins picked up their signature win of the season on February 25, when they secured an 83-77 victory over the Drake Bulldogs, who rank inside the top 50 (No. 40), according to our computer rankings.
  • The Bruins have tied for the 49th-most Quadrant 1 victories in the nation (two).
  • When facing Quadrant 3 opponents (according to the RPI), the Cardinals are 7-2 (.778%) -- tied for the 44th-most victories.

Belmont 2022-23 Best Wins

  • 83-77 at home over Drake (No. 40) on February 25
  • 69-62 over Northern Iowa (No. 50) on March 11
  • 82-77 at home over Northern Iowa (No. 50) on February 23
  • 67-61 on the road over Northern Iowa (No. 50) on January 8
  • 75-66 at home over Missouri State (No. 103) on January 20

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Belmont Performance Insights

  • The Bruins put up 71.2 points per game (66th in college basketball) while giving up 66.1 per outing (229th in college basketball). They have a +171 scoring differential and outscore opponents by 5.1 points per game.
  • In conference action, Belmont is averaging more points (73.3 per game) than it is overall (71.2) in 2022-23.
  • The Bruins average 75.7 points per game at home, and 67.1 away.
  • Belmont gives up 64.6 points per game at home, and 65.7 away.
  • The Bruins are averaging 75.5 points per contest in their last 10 games, which is 4.3 more than their average for the season (71.2).