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Point Spread Favors the Thundering Herd in NCAA College Football Battle with the Charlotte 49ers

Charlotte will look to improve on its 0-5 record this week when they host Marshall in Week 6 action at Jerry Richardson Stadium on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Charlotte 49ers in this game found them listed as 14.5-point underdogs on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and analytics picked a 27-18 win for the Thundering Herd. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Charlotte 49ers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Charlotte 49ers sport a record of 0-5 and 1-4 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Marshall Thundering Herd sit at 3-1 and 4-0 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 3-2 for the 49ers and 3-1 for the Thundering Herd. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Charlotte vs Marshall injuries news.

The game pits the Charlotte 49ers, currently No. 127 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Marshall Thundering Herd, who rate No. 86 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Charlotte 49ers No. 122-ranked offense (14.8 PPG) against a Marshall Thundering Herd defense that ranks No. 39 at 21 PPG. The Charlotte 49ers passing attack has averaged 135.2 yards per game, less than the Marshall Thundering Herd give up through the air (241.75 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Marshall Thundering Herd own the league's No. 56-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 141 yards per game when on the road. Charlotte, on the other hand, rates No. 69 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Thundering Herd were Week 5 winners, coming out on top of the Bearcats by a score of 38-21.

Ben Lemay went over the 100-yard mark (178) in his team's latest effort, but FIU still defeated Charlotte by a score of 30-29.

Betting Trends
  • Marshall is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Marshall is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Marshall's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Marshall's last 12 games
  • Charlotte is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Charlotte is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Charlotte is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Charlotte is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Marshall home to Old Dominion, Saturday, October 14th
Charlotte at WKU, Saturday, October 14th