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Southern Miss Golden Eagles take on Thundering Herd in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Marshall Thundering Herd will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles at Cam Henderson Center on Saturday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Southern Miss Golden Eagles before tip-off in this one found them as 15.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Marshall Thundering Herd Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Marshall Thundering Herd battles the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, currently sitting with a 8-20 mark (15-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 17-12 for the Marshall Thundering Herd and 11-14 for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.

This game puts the Marshall Thundering Herd, most recently No. 65 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, who rate No. 224 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Marshall's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 85.1 PPG, against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 99 at 69.18 PPG. The Thundering Herd field goal percentage has averaged 46.54% so far, more than the Golden Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.44% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kourtlin Jackson scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Golden Eagles to a win (they lost 75-60 to Western Kentucky at EA Diddle Arena on Thursday).

Marshall got 27 points from James Kelly on the way to a 97-94 loss against Louisiana Tech on Thursday at Cam Henderson Center.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Miss is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Southern Miss's last 7 games
  • Southern Miss is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Southern Miss is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Marshall is 16-5 ATS in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Marshall's last 17 games
  • Marshall is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Marshall is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home