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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Marshall Thundering Herd in Battle with UTEP Miners

The Marshall Thundering Herd host UTEP on Saturday, looking to build on their 13-8 mark against the 5-14 Miners in college basketball betting action at Cam Henderson Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Marshall Thundering Herd as -15-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

UTEP Miners vs Marshall Thundering Herd Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Marshall Thundering Herd sit at 13-8 (13-5 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the UTEP Miners are currently 5-14 (4-10 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Marshall is 13-4-1 OU, and UTEP is 6-8 OU.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Marshall Thundering Herd rated this week at No. 46 and the UTEP Miners sitting at No. 273.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Marshall's No. 8-ranked scoring average of 88.05 PPG, against a UTEP Miners defense rated No. 126 and allowing 71 PPG. The Marshall Thundering Herd FG% has averaged 46.78% to date this season, more than the UTEP Miners shooters have managed so far (45.17% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Matt Willms scored 27 points for UTEP on Thursday, but the Hilltoppers managed a 65-62 victory over the Miners at EA Diddle Arena.

The Thundering Herd blew out UTSA on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 92-71 win at Cam Henderson Center.

Betting Trends
  • UTEP is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • UTEP is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UTEP's last 7 games
  • UTEP is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Marshall is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Marshall is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Marshall's last 10 games
  • Marshall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UTEP home to UAB, Thursday, February 2nd
Marshall at Southern Mississippi, Thursday, February 2nd