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Marshall Thundering Herd vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers College Basketball Betting Preview

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers try to run the Marshall Thundering Herd off the court at EA Diddle Arena in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers as 0-point on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers currently sport a 12-12 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-11 ATS. The Marshall Thundering Herd are 12-12 and 14-9 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers produce a 11-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Marshall Thundering Herd have gone 14-9 against the totals betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 141-ranked Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and the No. 29-rated Marshall Thundering Herd in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Western Kentucky's No. 45-rated squad against Marshall's No. 112-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Western Kentucky rates No. 139 in the country with 6.92 per game, while their foes tonight, the Marshall Thundering Herd rank No. 9 nationally with 9.92 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Marshall got 23 points from Jon Elmore en route to a 109-91 victory over Texas-San Antonio on Saturday at UTSA Convocation Center.

Fredrick Edmond poured in 24 points and added 24 rebounds in a losing cause for Western Kentucky on Saturday, as the Miners rolled to a 93-89 victory over Western Kentucky at Don Haskins Center.

Betting Trends
  • Marshall is 12-3 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Marshall is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Marshall's last 11 games
  • Marshall is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Western Kentucky is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games
  • Western Kentucky is 20-4 SU in its last 24 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Marshall home to Charlotte, Thursday, February 18th
Western Kentucky at Old Dominion, Thursday, February 18th