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Marshall Thundering Herd vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

The fans at Floyd Stadium will be treated to a game between the Marshall Thundering Herd and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders when they take their seats on Thursday.

Marshall was a 24-23 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Florida Atlantic. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (47) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Middle Tennessee, they were a 34-7 loser as they battled North Texas on the road. Middle Tennessee failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 41 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Marshall has won 2 straight games.
Middle Tennessee has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Marshall: 4-2 SU, 3-2-1 ATS
Middle Tennessee: 3-4 SU, 2-5 ATS

Marshall most recently:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 6-4

Middle Tennessee most recently:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Marshall's last 6 games
Marshall is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Marshall's last 9 games on the road
Marshall is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Middle Tennessee's last 6 games
Middle Tennessee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Middle Tennessee's last 7 games at home
Middle Tennessee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Marshall home to Southern Miss, Saturday, November 2
Middle Tennessee at UAB, Saturday, November 2