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Charlotte 49ers Face the Marshall Thundering Herd: Week 8 NCAA Football Odds and Pick

Charlotte visits Marshall on Saturday, hoping to send the Thundering Herd to a loss while also covering the spread in college football betting action at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Marshall Thundering Herd as -17-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 25-10 victory for the Thundering Herd. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Charlotte 49ers vs Marshall Thundering Herd Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Marshall battles the Charlotte 49ers, currently with a 2-5 mark (3-4 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 4-2 for the Thundering Herd and 4-3 for the Charlotte 49ers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Marshall vs Charlotte injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 73 (Marshall Thundering Herd) and the No. 128 (Charlotte 49ers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Marshall Thundering Herd No. 42-ranked offense (33.83 PPG) against a Charlotte 49ers defense that ranks No. 121 at 38.71 PPG. The Marshall Thundering Herd passing attack has averaged 274.33 yards per game, less than the Charlotte 49ers give up through the air (299.43 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Charlotte 49ers own the league's No. 92-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 218.67 yards per game when on the road. Marshall, on the other hand, rates No. 104 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the 49ers were Week 7 losers coming out on the wrong end of 27-26 score against FIU.

Chase Litton's 330-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Marshall earned a 27-21 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Charlotte is 3-8-2 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Charlotte is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games
  • Charlotte is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Charlotte is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Marshall is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Marshall is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • Marshall is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Marshall's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Charlotte at Southern Miss, Saturday, November 5th
Marshall at Southern Miss, Saturday, October 29th