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Tulane Green Wave take on Thundering Herd in college basketball test

Tulane Green WaveMarshall Thundering Herd
Feb 1, 7:00 PM | Cam Henderson Center

Tulane Green Wave vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds


Tulane pays a visit to Marshall on Wednesday, hoping to send the Thundering Herd to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Cam Henderson Center.

The Thundering Herd bring a 13-8 record (6-8-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 14-7 Green Wave, who are 7-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Marshall go 7-8 so far and the Green Wave go 5-9.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Thundering Herd installed as 9-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 30-ranked Thundering Herd and the No. 107-rated Green Wave in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 74-69 win for the Green Wave on Wednesday.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Green Wave rank No. 99 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.2 per game. That compares with Marshall’s No. 3 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Marshall is college basketball's No. 214-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Green Wave rate No. 167 with 6.3 per game.

Defensively, Tulane features the nation's No. 44-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.7 points per game. Marshall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 175 nationally in scoring at home.

Tulane lost its last outing, an 88-74 result against Rice on January 28. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point underdog. The Green Wave endured an 88-74 loss at the hands of the Owls on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Ricky Tarrant at Autry Court.

In their last action, Marshall was an 83-76 loser on the road against Memphis. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Shaquille Johnson scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Thundering Herd to a win (they lost 83-76 to Memphis at FedExForum on Saturday).

Tulane Green Wave Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing Rice are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Tulsa are 5-5
After playing Memphis are 5-2
After a loss are 4-6

A few Green Wave at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
Tulane is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tulane
Marshall is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
Marshall is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Marshall is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Tulane home to Houston, Saturday, February 4
Marshall at Tulsa, Saturday, February 4