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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Marshall Thundering Herd Underdogs vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Marshall when they take on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders betting line as -3.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders battles the Marshall Thundering Herd, currently sitting with a 15-13 mark (18-9 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 13-13-1 for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and 16-11 for the Marshall Thundering Herd.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 62-rated Marshall Thundering Herd taking on the No. 68-rated Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Middle Tennessee's No. 160 nationally ranked offense (72.07 points per game) against a Marshall Thundering Herd defense that sits as the No. 259 at 83.25 PPG. The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders have been averaging 44.47% from the field, less than the Thundering Herd have managed so far this season (46.24% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Marshall suffered a 95-91 loss against UAB on Thursday, getting 23 points from Stevie Browning in a losing effort at Bartow Arena.

Giddy Potts scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Blue Raiders to a win (they lost 78-72 to Western Kentucky at Murphy Center on Thursday).

Betting Trends
  • Marshall is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Marshall's last 15 games
  • Marshall is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Middle Tennessee is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Middle Tennessee's last 6 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Marshall home to Louisiana Tech, Thursday, March 3rd
Middle Tennessee at Florida Atlantic, Thursday, March 3rd

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