Marshall Thundering Herd home to Morehead State Eagles in NCAA Basketball betting action
Morehead State Eagles vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds
Morehead State travels to Marshall on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 4-2 record with a victory over the Thundering Herd.
The Thundering Herd currently sports a 3-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-3-1 ATS. The Eagles are 4-2 and 1-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Thundering Herd produce a 1-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Eagles have gone 0-0 against the number.
The visitors opened as 11-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Thundering Herd - Eagles odds would favor the Thundering Herd if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Marshall is rated No. 160 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Morehead State is at No. 203. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 83-82 win for the Thundering Herd.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Marshall's No. 27-rated squad against Morehead State's No. 57-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Marshall rates No. 71 in the country with 7.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 141 nationally with 6.5 per match.
Defensively, Morehead State features the nation's No. 230-rated defense on the road, allowing 74 points per game. Marshall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 59 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Morehead State, they were a 73-67 winner as they battled Norfolk State at home. The Eagles got 19 points from Milton Chavis as Morehead State ran past Norfolk State 73-67 on Monday at Ellis Johnson Arena.
Marshall won its last outing, an 89-82 result against Nevada on November 24. They earned a push in that game as a 7-point favorite. Marshall got 24 points from Dennis Tinnon en route to an 89-82 victory over Nevada on Saturday at Cam Henderson Center.
Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Wright State are 2-4
After playing Norfolk State are 1-0
After a win are 4-6
Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing UNC Wilmington are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Eagles at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
Morehead State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Morehead State
Morehead State at Wright State, Saturday, December 1
Marshall home to UNC Wilmington, Saturday, December 1