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Marshall Thundering Herd vs Northwestern State Demons Betting Preview

Northwestern State DemonsMarshall Thundering Herd
Nov 19, 7:00 PM | Cam Henderson Center

Northwestern State Demons vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds


The Marshall Thundering Herd host Northwestern State on Saturday, looking to build on their 2-0 mark against the 2-1 Demons in college hoops action at Cam Henderson Center.

The Demons will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Thundering Herd are 0-1 ATS. Northwestern State is 0-0 on the totals; Marshall is 0-1.

View Northwestern State vs Marshall Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 237-rated Northwestern State taking on the No. 29-rated Thundering Herd in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 78-71 win for the Thundering Herd on Saturday.


How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Marshall's No. 259-ranked scoring average of 62.5 PPG, against a Demons defense rated No. 137 and allowing 64.3 PPG. The Thundering Herd FG% has averaged 42.3% to date this season, more than the Demons shooters have managed so far (41.7% per game).

Defensively, Northwestern State features the nation's No. 152-rated defense on the road, allowing 66 points per game. Marshall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 261 nationally in scoring at home.

Northwestern State was a 67-60 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Alabama State. Northwestern State got 27 points from Shamir Davis en route to a 67-60 victory over Alabama State on Thursday at ASU Acadome.

Marshall was a 58-44 winner in their most recent outing at home against Jacksonville State. They failed to cover the 20.5–point spread as favorites. Marshall got 12 points from Robert Goff en route to a 58-44 victory over Jacksonville State on Sunday at Cam Henderson Center.

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Jacksonville State are 2-0
After a win are 7-3

A few Demons at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
Marshall is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Marshall is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games

Next up:
Northwestern State at Cincinnati, Monday, November 21
Marshall at UNC Wilmington, Tuesday, November 22