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Florida International Golden Panthers Host the Marshall Thundering Herd in Week 8 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Marshall Thundering Herd

vs

Florida International Golden Panthers
Saturday, October 18, 2014 6:00 PM ET
FIU Stadium

Marshall heads on the road this upcoming Saturday for a Conference USA clash against the Florida International Golden Panthers. The Thundering Herd moved to the top of the East Division with last Saturday's 49-24 romp over Middle Tennessee as 24-point home favorites. They are now 6-0 SU and 4-1-1 ATS.

The Golden Panthers fell to 3-4 SU with last Saturday's 16-13 loss to Texas-San Antonio but they covered as 9-point road underdogs to improve to a profitable 6-1 ATS on the year. They have lost their only two previous games against Marshall both SU and ATS.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Florida International Golden Panthers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Florida International Golden Panthers as 21-point underdogs in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check 5Dimes for the latest on the over under).

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Computer Prediction: Marshall Thundering Herd vs Florida International Golden Panthers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 41-21 win for the Thundering Herd on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Florida International Golden Panthers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Florida International Golden Panthers sport a record of 3-4 and 6-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Marshall Thundering Herd sit at 6-0 and 4-1-1 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 2-4-1 for the Golden Panthers and 3-2-1 for the Thundering Herd. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Florida International vs Marshall injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 109-rated Florida International Golden Panthers and the No. 3-ranked Marshall Thundering Herd, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

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How Marshall Thundering Herd vs Florida International Golden Panthers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Florida International's No. 104-ranked offense, averaging 22.71 PPG, against a Marshall defense that ranks No. 8 this week at 17.17 PPG. The Florida International aerial game is averaging 175.71 yards per game, less than the Marshall Thundering Herd secondary allows through the air, 200.33 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Marshall Thundering Herd feature the league's No. 38-rated road run defense, allowing 131 yards per game. Florida International, meanwhile, ranks No. 117 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rakeem Cato led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 337 yards Saturday as the Thundering Herd downed the Blue Raiders 49-24 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

The Golden Panthers suffered a Week 7 loss against UTSA in their last game, falling 16-13 at Alamodome.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Florida International Golden Panthers Betting Odds Trends

Marshall is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Marshall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Marshall's last 14 games
Marshall is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Florida International is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
Florida International is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Florida International's last 15 games
Florida International is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Marshall home to Florida Atlantic, Saturday, October 25th
Florida International home to Rice, Saturday, November 1st

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