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Marshall Thundering Herd Open as Week 1 Betting Underdogs vs RedHawks

Marshall looks to cover the Thundering Herd-RedHawks point spread this week and improve its overall 0-0 mark when they host Miami-OH in Week 1 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Miami-OH RedHawks opened as -5-point favorites in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 32-14 result in favor of the RedHawks early in the week. That outcome may change during the week, if injuries alter the models, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Miami-OH RedHawks vs Marshall Thundering Herd Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Marshall Thundering Herd are 0-0 overall and 0-0 ATS against the spread, while the RedHawks are 0-0 and 0-0 ATS. As for the totals, Marshall is 0-0 on the OU, and Miami-OH is 0-0 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Marshall vs Miami-OH injuries news.

The Marshall Thundering Herd sit at No. 115 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Miami-OH RedHawks are at No. 57 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Marshall's No. -ranked offense, averaging PPG, against a Miami-OH defense that ranks No. this week at PPG. The Marshall aerial game is averaging yards per game, more than the Miami-OH RedHawks secondary allows through the air, YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Miami-OH RedHawks own the league's No. 32-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 144 yards per game when on the road. Marshall, on the other hand, rates No. 113 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The RedHawks suffered a Week P loss against Mississippi State in their last game, falling 17-16 at Tropicana Field.

Marshall was hammered in its last outing, as WKU ran up a 60-6 score against them at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Miami-OH is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Miami-OH is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Miami-OH is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Miami-OH's last 12 games
  • Marshall is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Marshall is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Marshall's last 8 games
  • Marshall is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami-OH home to Austin Peay, Saturday, September 9th
Marshall at NC State, Saturday, September 9th

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