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UAB Blazers vs Marshall Thundering Herd Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

The Marshall Thundering Herd hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the point spread at Bartow Arena against the UAB Blazers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the UAB Blazers in this one found them listed as -6-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Thundering Herd was expected to move the line.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs UAB Blazers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UAB Blazers are 22-5 so far on the season, and 13-10 ATS vs the number. The Marshall Thundering Herd, meanwhile, are 15-12 and 17-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UAB go 12-11 and the Marshall Thundering Herd go 15-11 on betting totals.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 47 (UAB) and the No. 45 (Marshall) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features UAB's No. 41-ranked scoring average of 79.04 PPG, against a Marshall Thundering Herd defense rated No. 259 and allowing 82.81 PPG. The UAB Blazers FG% has averaged 48.68% to date this season, more than the Marshall Thundering Herd shooters have managed so far (46.33% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Old Dominion was victimized for 23 points and 23 rebounds by Ryan Taylor as the Thundering Herd bested the Monarchs 82-65 in college basketball action on Saturday.

The Blazers got 19 points from Dirk Williams as UAB ran past Middle Tennessee 77-67 on Sunday at Murphy Center.

Betting Trends
  • Marshall is 15-3 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Marshall's last 14 games
  • Marshall is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • UAB is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of UAB's last 5 games
  • UAB is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • UAB is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Marshall at Middle Tennessee, Saturday, February 27th
UAB at Western Kentucky, Saturday, February 27th