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Southern Miss Golden Eagles visit Marshall Thundering Herd in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Southern Miss Golden EaglesMarshall Thundering Herd
March 5, 7:00 PM | Cam Henderson Center

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds

22-7TEAM RECORD12-17

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

Marshall will face the 22-7 Golden Eagles, who own a 13-12-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Thundering Herd are 11-10 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Golden Eagles are 11-11 favoring the OVER.

View Southern Miss vs Marshall Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 5.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 189-rated Thundering Herd and the No. 17-ranked Golden Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 81-65 result in favor of the Golden Eagles.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Golden Eagles rank No. 127 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.8 per game. That compares with Marshall’s No. 30 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Marshall is college basketball's No. 161-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Golden Eagles rate No. 112 with 6.8 per game.

Defensively, Southern Miss features the nation's No. 64-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.5 points per game. Marshall, meanwhile, comes in at No. 237 nationally in scoring at home.

Southern Miss was an 88-69 winner in their most recent outing at home against East Carolina. They covered the 11-point spread as favorites. Neil Watson went off for 26 points and added 1 rebound, leading Southern Miss over East Carolina, 88-69, on Saturday at Reed Green Coliseum.

Last time out for Marshall, they were a 103-76 loser as they battled Houston on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. The Thundering Herd were hammered by Houston on Saturday, losing by a 103-76 final at Hofheinz Pavilion in college basketball betting action.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Central Florida are 6-4
After playing East Carolina are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing East Carolina are 2-8
After playing Houston are 3-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Golden Eagles at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
Southern Miss is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Southern Miss's last 8 games on the road
Southern Miss is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Marshall
Southern Miss is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Southern Miss
Marshall is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Southern Miss
Marshall is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Marshall's last 15 games

Next up:
Southern Miss home to Central Florida, Saturday, March 9
Marshall at East Carolina, Saturday, March 9