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Marshall Thundering Herd vs West Virginia Mountaineers Preview

West Virginia MountaineersMarshall Thundering Herd
Jan 18, 7:30 PM | Cam Henderson Center

West Virginia Mountaineers vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds


Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Cam Henderson Center Wednesday as host Marshall looks to handle the West Virginia Mountaineers in NCAAB action.

This season, the Thundering Herd are 13-4 overall and 4-6-1 ATS ATS, while the Mountaineers are 13-5 and 10-5 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Marshall boasts a 5-6 on the OU, and West Virginia is 9-6.

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Betting Line:
Marshall opened as 4.5-point underdogs in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 20-rated Thundering Herd and the No. 17-ranked Mountaineers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 79-76 result in favor of the Mountaineers.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Marshall's No. 3-rated squad against West Virginia's No. 46-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Marshall rates No. 205 in the country with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 183 nationally with 6.1 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, West Virginia owns the country's No. 156-rated mark, allowing 70 points per game on the highway. Marshall, on the other hand, rates No. 132 in scoring at home.

West Virginia was an 84-60 winner in their most recent outing at home against Rutgers. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites. The Mountaineers blew out Rutgers on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 84-60 win at WVU Colliseum.

Marshall was a 65-64 winner in their most recent outing at home against Central Florida. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. Marshall got 16 points from DeAndre Kane en route to a 65-64 victory over Central Florida on Saturday at Cam Henderson Center.

West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Rutgers are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Southern Miss are 4-3
After playing Central Florida are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

A few Mountaineers at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of West Virginia's last 14 games on the road
West Virginia is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
West Virginia is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Marshall is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Marshall is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Marshall is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing West Virginia

Next up:
West Virginia home to Cincinnati, Saturday, January 21
Marshall at Southern Miss, Saturday, January 21