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UAB Blazers battle vs Marshall Thundering Herd highlights college odds menu

Marshall Thundering HerdUAB Blazers
Jan 11, 8:00 PM | Bartow Arena

Marshall Thundering Herd vs UAB Blazers Odds

11-4TEAM RECORD5-9

The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between UAB and Marshall on Wednesday, with the host Blazers trying to win and cover the NCAAB point spread.

The Blazers currently sports a 5-9 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-8 ATS. The Thundering Herd are 11-4 and 4-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Blazers produce a 1-11 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Thundering Herd have gone 4-5 against the number.

View Marshall vs UAB Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 2.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Blazers - Thundering Herd odds would favor the Thundering Herd if the lines were set according to our power ranks. UAB is rated No. 147 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Marshall is at No. 23. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 72-62 win for the Thundering Herd.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and UAB has the nation's No. 317-rated offensive output, at 59.6 PPG. The visiting Thundering Herd defense ranks No. 127 allowing on average 64.9 PPG. The Blazers FG% has averaged 41.4% so far, less than the Thundering Herd marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.7% per game.

Defensively, Marshall features the nation's No. 101-rated defense on the road, allowing 67 points per game. UAB, meanwhile, comes in at No. 286 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Marshall, they were a 63-61 winner as they battled Rice on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite. Damier Pitts scored 18 points leading the Thundering Herd to a 63-61 victory over Rice at Autry Court on Saturday.

UAB lost its last outing, a 62-59 result against Memphis on January 7. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. UAB got 20 points from Cameron Moore but lost anyway, 62-59, to Memphis on Saturday at Bartow Arena.

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Central Florida are 5-5
After playing Rice are 3-4
After a win are 8-2

UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Southern Miss are 8-2
After playing Memphis are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

A few Thundering Herd at Blazers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Marshall's last 5 games when playing on the road against UAB
Marshall is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against UAB
Marshall is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against UAB
UAB is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Marshall
UAB is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Marshall
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of UAB's last 11 games when playing Marshall
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UAB's last 5 games when playing at home against Marshall

Next up:
Marshall home to Central Florida, Saturday, January 14
UAB at Southern Miss, Saturday, January 14

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