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Marshall Thundering Herd take on Green Wave in NCAA basketball test

Marshall Thundering HerdTulane Green Wave
Feb 6, 8:00 PM | Fogelman Arena

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Tulane Green Wave Odds

10-12TEAM RECORD14-8

The visiting Marshall Thundering Herd hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at Fogelman Arena against the Tulane Green Wave.

This season, the Green Wave are 14-8 overall and 6-9 ATS ATS, while the Thundering Herd are 10-12 and 4-12-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Tulane boasts a 9-5 on the OU, and Marshall is 7-7.

View Marshall vs Tulane Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Green Wave installed as 5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Green Wave, most recently No. 161 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Thundering Herd, who rate No. 165 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 71-63 victory for the Green Wave.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tulane's No. 242-ranked offense, averaging 64.7 PPG, against a Thundering Herd defense that ranks No. 274 at 70.9 PPG. The Green Wave field goal percentage has averaged 40.7% so far, less than the Thundering Herd marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.9% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Marshall owns the country's No. 343-rated mark, allowing 81.7 points per game on the highway. Tulane, on the other hand, rates No. 256 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Marshall was a 75-71 winner at home against Central Florida. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites. The Thundering Herd got 20 points from Elijah Pittman as Marshall ran past Central Florida 75-71 on Saturday at Cam Henderson Center.

Tulane lost its last outing, a 62-50 result against Texas El Paso on February 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 7-point underdog. Tulane suffered a 62-50 loss against Texas El Paso on Saturday, getting 9 points from Jordan Callahan in a losing effort at Haskins Center.

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing UAB are 4-6
After playing Central Florida are 6-4
After a win are 2-8

Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing Texas El Paso 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 4 of Marshall's last 5 games on the road
Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Tulane
Marshall is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Marshall is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tulane is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
Tulane is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
Tulane is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Tulane is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Marshall at UAB, Saturday, February 9
Tulane at Houston, Saturday, February 9