Ohio Bobcats take on Thundering Herd in college basketball test

Ohio BobcatsMarshall Thundering Herd
March 15, 7:00 PM | Cam Henderson Center

Ohio Bobcats vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds

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Cam Henderson Center will host Thundering Herd vs. Bobcats action on Tuesday in the first round of the CIT Tournament.

This season, the Thundering Herd are 22-11 overall and 13-11-1 ATS ATS, while the Bobcats are 18-15 and a money-losing 11-16-1 ATS against the number. The winner moves on to fight again in the CIT Tournament and see their odds up for wagering again this season.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 29-ranked Thundering Herd and the No. 167-rated Bobcats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 79-74 win for the Thundering Herd on Tuesday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bobcats is ranked No. 110 in NCAA hoops at 36.1 per game. Contrast that with Marshall’s No. 37 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Marshall is the No. 234-ranked team in the country at 5.6 per game, while Ohio rates No. 70 at 7.5 per game.

Defensively, Ohio features the nation's No. 322-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.1 points per game. Marshall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 31 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Ohio, they were a 76-73 loser as they battled Ball State. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite.

Last time out for Marshall, they were a 77-65 loser as they battled Texas El Paso. They failed to cover in the match as a 5-point underdog.

Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Ball State are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Texas El Paso are 5-1
After a loss are 8-2


A few Bobcats at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ohio's last 5 games on the road
Ohio is 16-6-1 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
Ohio is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Marshall
Marshall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Marshall's last 7 games
Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Ohio
Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Ohio