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NCAA hoops odds preview - Marshall vs. Southern Miss

Marshall Thundering HerdSouthern Miss Golden Eagles
8-14February 07, 2014, 09:30 | Reed Green Coliseum19-3

A key college battle sees the visiting Marshall Thundering Herd travelling to Southern Miss Friday to take on the Golden Eagles.

The Thundering Herd will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 6-10 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Golden Eagles are 14-5 ATS. Marshall is 8-8 against the total, while Southern Miss is 9-9 versus the number.

View Marshall Thundering Herd vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds and Stats.

Southern Miss opened as -18.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

The Golden Eagles sit at No. 5 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Thundering Herd sit at No. 318 on the same chart.

In their last action, Marshall was a 65-57 loser at home against Florida Atlantic. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. The Thundering Herd endured a 65-57 loss at the hands of the Owls on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from Chris Thomas at Cam Henderson Center.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Southern Miss's No. 104 nationally ranked offense (73.59 points per game) against a Thundering Herd defense that sits as the No. 224 at 75.22 PPG. The Golden Eagles have been averaging 46.52% from the field, more than the Thundering Herd have managed so far this season (44.66% on average).

Next up:
Marshall at Tulane, Sunday, February 9th
Southern Miss at Charlotte, Sunday, February 9th