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Conference USA Tournament - Marshall Thundering Herd visit Tulane Green Wave in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Marshall Thundering HerdTulane Green Wave
March 13, 9:30 PM | BOK Center

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Tulane Green Wave Odds

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The Tulane Green Wave will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Marshall Thundering Herd at BOK Center in NCAA basketball action.

This game is part of the Conference USA Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (BOK Center).

The Green Wave sit at 18-13 (12-12 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Thundering Herd are currently 13-18 (6-19-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Tulane is 18-5 OU, and Marshall is 13-10 OU.

View Marshall vs Tulane Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Green Wave as 2-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 174-ranked Green Wave and the No. 206-rated Thundering Herd in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 74-65 win for the Green Wave on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Tulane's No. 129-ranked scoring average of 69.2 PPG, against a Thundering Herd defense rated No. 314 and allowing 72.9 PPG. The Green Wave FG% has averaged 41.8% to date this season, less than the Thundering Herd shooters have managed so far (42.6% per game).

Defensively, Marshall features the nation's No. 348-rated defense on the road, allowing 82.9 points per game. Tulane, meanwhile, comes in at No. 172 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Marshall, they were an 86-79 loser as they battled East Carolina on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog. Marshall got 27 points from Robert Goff on the way to an 86-79 loss against East Carolina on Saturday at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

In their last action, Tulane was a 96-94 loser at home against Houston. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Tulane got 22 points from Kendall Timmons but lost anyway, 96-94, to Houston on Saturday at Fogelman Arena.

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After playing East Carolina are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
After playing Houston are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few Thundering Herd at Green Wave trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tulane's last 5 games
Tulane is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Tulane is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Marshall

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