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Texas El Paso Miners battle vs Marshall Thundering Herd highlights college basketball odds menu

Marshall Thundering HerdTexas El Paso Miners
Jan 12, 9:00 PM | Haskins Center

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Texas El Paso Miners Odds

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Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Haskins Center Saturday as host Texas El Paso looks to handle the Marshall Thundering Herd in NCAA hoops action.

The Thundering Herd will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-9-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Miners are 6-6 ATS. Marshall is 3-5 on the totals; Texas El Paso is 6-4.

View Marshall vs Texas El Paso Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Texas El Paso in this one found them as 9.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Miners at No. 266 and the Thundering Herd at No. 177 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 68-66 result in favor of the Miners.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Texas El Paso's No. 323-rated squad against Marshall's No. 13-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Texas El Paso rates No. 314 in the country with 4.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 132 nationally with 6.5 per match.

Defensively, Marshall features the nation's No. 333-rated defense on the road, allowing 81 points per game. Texas El Paso, meanwhile, comes in at No. 259 nationally in scoring at home.

Marshall was a 79-61 winner in their most recent outing at home against Tulsa. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Marshall got 19 points from Elijah Pittman en route to a 79-61 victory over Tulsa on Wednesday at Cam Henderson Center.

Texas El Paso was a 66-57 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Tulane. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs. Konner Tucker scored 14 points leading the Miners to a 66-57 victory over Tulane at Fogelman Arena on Wednesday.

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing East Carolina are 2-8
After playing Tulsa are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Tulane are 5-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Thundering Herd at Miners trends to consider:
Marshall is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Marshall
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas El Paso's last 7 games when playing Marshall
Texas El Paso is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Texas El Paso is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Marshall home to East Carolina, Saturday, January 19
Texas El Paso home to Houston Baptist, Monday, January 14