UAB Blazers host Marshall Thundering Herd in college basketball action
Marshall Thundering Herd vs UAB Blazers Odds
The UAB Blazers will be trying to slam the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday when the teams tip off at Bartow Arena in college betting action.
The Blazers sit at 10-13 (7-13 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Thundering Herd are currently 10-13 (4-13-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? UAB is 9-9 OU, and Marshall is 8-7 OU.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Thundering Herd were listed as 4.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 158 (Blazers) and the No. 165 (Thundering Herd) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 72-69 result in favor of the Blazers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature UAB's No. 98-rated squad against Marshall's No. 28-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, UAB rates No. 107 in the country with 6.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 138 nationally with 6.4 per match.
Defensively, Marshall features the nation's No. 348-rated defense on the road, allowing 82.6 points per game. UAB, meanwhile, comes in at No. 34 nationally in scoring at home.
Marshall was a 91-75 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Tulane. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. The Thundering Herd got 23 points from Elijah Pittman, but it was Tulane that prevailed in a 91-75 final on Wednesday at Fogelman Arena.
UAB was a 70-63 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Tulsa. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. UAB earned a 70-63 victory over Tulsa on Wednesday, getting 17 points from Rod Rucker at Reynolds Center.
Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Rice are 5-3
After playing Tulane are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing East Carolina are 5-5
After playing Tulsa are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Thundering Herd at Blazers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Marshall's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Marshall's last 6 games when playing on the road against UAB
Marshall is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against UAB
Marshall is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against UAB
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UAB's last 7 games when playing Marshall
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UAB's last 6 games when playing at home against Marshall
UAB is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
UAB is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Marshall
Marshall home to Rice, Wednesday, February 13
UAB at East Carolina, Wednesday, February 13