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Feb 16, 8:00 PM | Cam Henderson Center

Memphis Tigers vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds

21-3TEAM RECORD11-14

Marshall looks to cover the Thundering Herd-Tigers pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 11-14 mark when they host Memphis in college basketball wagering action.

Supporters of the Tigers have watched them go 21-3 and 9-12 ATS on the year, while the Thundering Herd are at 11-14 and 4-15-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Thundering Herd are 9-8, while the Tigers have a 14-4-1 mark.

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Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Tigers were listed as 8-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Thundering Herd rated this week at No. 179 and the Tigers sitting at No. 37. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 81-66 result in favor of the Tigers.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 61 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.4 per game. That compares with Marshall’s No. 39 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Marshall is college basketball's No. 150-ranked team at 6.3 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 237 with 5.5 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Memphis owns the country's No. 133-rated mark, allowing 67.8 points per game on the highway. Marshall, on the other hand, rates No. 194 in scoring at home.

Memphis was a 93-71 winner in their most recent outing at home against Central Florida. They covered the 12.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Tigers and Knights didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Central Florida was handed a 93-71 defeat on Wednesday at FedExForum.

Marshall won its last outing, a 71-70 result against Rice on February 13. They failed to cover in that game as a 13.5-point favorite. Elijah Pittman scored 22 points leading the Thundering Herd to a 71-70 victory over Rice at Cam Henderson Center on Wednesday.

Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Central Florida are 9-1
After a win are 10-0

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Central Florida are 6-4
After playing Rice are 4-4
After a win are 2-8

A few Tigers at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Memphis's last 11 games on the road
Memphis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Marshall
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games when playing on the road against Marshall
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Marshall's last 5 games when playing Memphis
Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Marshall's last 5 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Marshall's last 11 games

Next up:
Memphis home to Houston, Wednesday, February 20
Marshall at Central Florida, Wednesday, February 20