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Marshall favored by 9.5 against UAB on Wednesday

UAB BlazersMarshall Thundering Herd
Jan 25, 7:00 PM | Cam Henderson Center

UAB Blazers vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds


UAB pays a visit to Marshall on Wednesday, hoping to send the Thundering Herd to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Cam Henderson Center.

The Thundering Herd are 13-6 so far on the season, and 5-7-1 ATS vs. the number. The Blazers, meanwhile, are 6-12 and 6-9-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Marshall go 6-7 and the Blazers go 1-15 on the totals.

View UAB vs Marshall Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Marshall sat as 9.5-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Thundering Herd sit at No. 22 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blazers sit at No. 112 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Thundering Herd will win this game 69-61.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Marshall's No. 134-ranked scoring average of 70.3 PPG, against a Blazers defense rated No. 44 and allowing 60.8 PPG. The Thundering Herd FG% has averaged 43.1% to date this season, more than the Blazers shooters have managed so far (41.4% per game).

Defensively, UAB features the nation's No. 26-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.9 points per game. Marshall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 148 nationally in scoring at home.

UAB lost its last outing, a 48-41 result against Central Florida on January 21. They failed to cover in that game as a 1-point favorite. The Blazers endured a 48-41 loss at the hands of the Knights on Saturday, despite a 12-point effort from Jordan Swing at Bartow Arena.

In their last action, Marshall was a 67-63 loser on the road against Southern Miss. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Marshall suffered a 67-63 loss against Southern Miss on Saturday, getting 21 points from DeAndre Kane in a losing effort at Reed Green Coliseum.

UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing East Carolina are 3-7
After playing Central Florida are 4-3
After a loss are 4-6

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Memphis are 3-5
After playing Southern Miss are 4-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Blazers at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of UAB's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UAB's last 7 games when playing on the road against Marshall
UAB is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Marshall
UAB is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Marshall's last 7 games when playing at home against UAB
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Marshall's last 6 games when playing UAB
Marshall is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games at home
Marshall is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games

Next up:
UAB home to East Carolina, Saturday, January 28
Marshall at Memphis, Saturday, January 28