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Conference USA Tournament - NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Marshall Thundering Herd Underdogs vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Marshall Thundering Herd


Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Legacy Arena

The Marshall Thundering Herd hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the point spread at Legacy Arena against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers as -6.5-point favorites 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Marshall Thundering Herd will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Wednesday; they are 14-14 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 13-13 ATS. Marshall Thundering Herd are 13-9 on betting the total; Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 13-7-1.

This game puts the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, most recently No. 132 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Marshall Thundering Herd, who rate No. 261 in the latest survey.

How Marshall Thundering Herd vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Western Kentucky's No. 40 nationally ranked offense (72.47 points per game) against a Marshall Thundering Herd defense that sits as the No. 232 at 71.9 PPG. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have been averaging 43.83% from the field, more than the Thundering Herd have managed so far this season (40.49% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Austin Loop scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Thundering Herd to a win (they lost 86-73 to Charlotte at Dale F. Halton Arena on Saturday).

The Hilltoppers were hammered by Old Dominion on Saturday, losing by a 75-52 final at Ted Constant Center in college basketball betting action.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Odds Trends

Marshall is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Marshall is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Marshall's last 8 games
Western Kentucky is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Western Kentucky is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games