Marshall favored by 42 against Gardner-Webb on Saturday
Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds
A key Week 2 battle has the visiting Runnin' Bulldogs travelling to Marshall on Saturday to face the Thundering Herd.
The Runnin' Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Thundering Herd are 1-0 ATS. Gardner-Webb is 0-1 on the totals; Marshall is 0-1.
Betting Line: The visitors opened as 42-point underdogs in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as of press time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.
How They Match Up:
Gardner-Webb was a 55-10 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Pittsburgh. There was no line on the game due to the fact a non-board team was involved. Gardner-Webb was hammered in its last outing, as Pittsburgh ran up a 55-10 score against them at Heinz Field.
Marshall was a 52-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against Miami (Ohio). They covered the 20.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (66) made winners of UNDER bettors. In their last game, Marshall got a 107-yard performance from Steward Butler as a key part of its 52-14 win over Miami (Ohio).
Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 4-6
A few Runnin' Bulldogs at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
Gardner-Webb is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
Gardner-Webb is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Marshall's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Marshall's last 5 games at home
Marshall is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games at home
Marshall is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Marshall at Ohio, Saturday, September 14