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Marshall Thundering Herd Visit the Cincinnati Bearcats in Week 5 College Football – Betting Odds and Pick

The Cincinnati Bearcats will do battle with the visiting Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of betting fans who back them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Cincinnati Bearcats were sitting as -3.5-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

A 24-22 result in favor of the Bearcats was the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine earlier this week. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Cincinnati Bearcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

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

The Cincinnati Bearcats sit at No. 96 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Marshall Thundering Herd are at No. 92 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Cincinnati Bearcats No. 103-ranked offense (23.25 PPG) against a Marshall Thundering Herd defense that ranks No. 44 at 21 PPG. The Cincinnati Bearcats passing attack has averaged 221.5 yards per game, less than the Marshall Thundering Herd give up through the air (252 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Marshall Thundering Herd feature the league's No. 61-rated road run defense, allowing 144 yards per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, ranks No. 119 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tyler King tore up the turf for 101 rushing yards in the latest Thundering Herd game, a 21-0 win over the Golden Flashes at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Marshall is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Marshall is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Marshall's last 11 games
  • Marshall is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 11 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Marshall at Charlotte, Saturday, October 7th
Cincinnati home to UCF, Saturday, October 7th