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Thundering Herd visit Knights in Week 6 battle

Marshall Thundering HerdCentral Florida Knights
Oct 8, 7:00 PM | Grass of Bright House Networks Stadium

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Central Florida Knights Odds

2-3TEAM RECORD2-2

Marshall visits Central Florida on Saturday, hoping to send the Knights to a loss while also covering the spread in NCAAF action at Bright House Networks Stadium.

Supporters of the Thundering Herd have seen them go 2-3 and 4-1 ATS so far this season, while the Knights are at 2-2 and 2-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Knights are 0-4, while the Thundering Herd are 1-4.

View Marshall vs Central Florida Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: If you're siding with the visitors in this one you'll find the Thundering Herd listed as 14.5-point underdogs. Meanwhile, the over under line will be set shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Knights, currently No. 6 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Thundering Herd, who rate No. 49 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 40-7 victory for the Knights.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Central Florida's No. 58-ranked offense, averaging 29.8 PPG, against a Thundering Herd defense that ranks No. 81 this week at 28.2 PPG. The Knights aerial game is averaging 232.5 yards per game, less than the Thundering Herd secondary allows through the air, 258 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Thundering Herd feature the league's No. 31-rated road run defense, allowing 128 yards per game. Central Florida, meanwhile, ranks No. 12 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Marshall was a 17-13 winner on the road against Louisville. They covered the 11–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (30) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Central Florida was a 24-17 loser in its last match on the road against BYU. They failed to cover the 1.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 41 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on grass are 0-10
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Central Florida Knights Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 9-1

A few Thundering Herd at Knights trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Marshall's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Marshall's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Marshall's last 9 games when playing Central Florida
Marshall is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Central Florida's last 5 games
Central Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Marshall
Central Florida is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Central Florida's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Marshall home to Rice, Saturday, October 15
Central Florida at Southern Methodist, Saturday, October 15

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