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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders take on Thundering Herd in NCAA basketball test

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Marshall Thundering Herd
20-7 February 22, 2014, 02:00 | Cam Henderson Center 9-18



Cam Henderson Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Marshall Thundering Herd and the visiting Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in college hoops action on Saturday.

The Thundering Herd bring a 9-18 record (8-13 ATS) to this tilt against the 20-7 Blue Raiders, who are 12-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Marshall go 8-13 so far and the Blue Raiders go 10-12.

View Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds and Stats.

College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Marshall Thundering Herd as 5.5-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

This game matches up the No. 257 (Thundering Herd) and the No. 15 (Blue Raiders) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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In their last action, Marshall was a 68-62 loser at home against UAB. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Marshall got 22 points from Chris Thomas but lost anyway, 68-62, to UAB on Thursday at Cam Henderson Center.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Blue Raiders is ranked No. 59 in NCAA hoops at 37.19 per game. Contrast that with Marshall’s No. 52 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Marshall is the No. 120-ranked team in the country at 6.19 per game, while Middle Tennessee rates No. 194 at 5.3 per game.

A few Blue Raiders at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
Middle Tennessee is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
Middle Tennessee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Middle Tennessee is 6-17 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
Middle Tennessee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Marshall is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
Marshall is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Marshall is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Marshall is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Middle Tennessee at Louisiana Tech, Thursday, February 27th
Marshall at Old Dominion, Thursday, February 27th