Nevada Wolf Pack vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds
Nevada pays a visit to Marshall on Saturday, hoping to send the Thundering Herd to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Cam Henderson Center.
The Wolf Pack will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Thundering Herd are 0-3 ATS. Nevada is 0-0 against the total, while Marshall is 1-0 versus the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Marshall Thundering Herd as 5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Thundering Herd sit at No. 46 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wolf Pack sit at No. 51 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Thundering Herd will win this game 83-77.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wolf Pack is ranked No. 239 in NCAA hoops at 33.5 per game. Contrast that with Marshall’s No. 35 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Marshall is the No. 58-ranked team in the country at 7.8 per game, while Nevada rates No. 246 at 5.2 per game.
Defensively, Nevada features the nation's No. 270-rated defense on the road, allowing 78 points per game. Marshall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 104 nationally in scoring at home.
Nevada was a 79-61 winner in its last match at home against Southern Utah. They covered the 15-point spread as favorites. The Wolf Pack got a terrific 25-point effort from Malik Story as Nevada defeated Southern Utah 79-61 on Sunday at Lawlor Events Center.
In their last action, Marshall was a 103-100 loser on the road against Hofstra. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites. DeAndre Kane chucked in a team-high 33 points for Marshall on Sunday, but they still came up short in losing 103-100 at Hofstra Arena.
Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-4
Before playing UC Davis are 3-0
After a win are 7-3
Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Morehead State are 2-6
After playing Hofstra are 0-1
After a loss are 4-6
A few Wolf Pack at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
Nevada is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Marshall is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Marshall is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Nevada home to UC Davis, Wednesday, November 28
Marshall home to Morehead State, Wednesday, November 28