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The Miami (Ohio) RedHawks and the Marshall Thundering Herd will be battling on the gridiron at Joan C. Edwards Stadium on Saturday in season-opening action.

Miami (Ohio) lost its last outing, a 31-24 result against Ball State on November 23. Miami (Ohio) covered in that game as a 8-point underdog, while the 55 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

In their last action, Marshall was a 65-59 loser on the road against East Carolina. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (124) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Team records:
Miami (Ohio): 4-8 SU, 3-8-1 ATS
Marshall: 5-7 SU, 4-7-1 ATS

Miami (Ohio) most recently:
When playing in August are 5-4
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 3-7

Marshall most recently:
When playing in August are 4-2
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 19 games on the road
Miami (Ohio) is 3-8-1 ATS in its last 12 games
Miami (Ohio) is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Marshall's last 9 games
Marshall is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Marshall's last 5 games at home
Marshall is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next up:
Miami (Ohio) at Kentucky, Saturday, September 7
Marshall home to Gardner-Webb, Saturday, September 7