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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Florida Atlantic Owls Underdogs vs Thundering Herd at Florida Atlantic

A key Week 7 battle has the visiting Marshall Thundering Herd travelling to Florida Atlantic on Saturday to face the Owls.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Marshall Thundering Herd opened as -6.5-point favorites in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 28-24 result in favor of the Thundering Herd on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Florida Atlantic Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

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

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 95-rated Florida Atlantic Owls and the No. 9-rated Marshall Thundering Herd in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Florida Atlantic's No. 97-ranked offense, averaging 24.4 PPG, against a Marshall defense that ranks No. 23 this week at 17.5 PPG. The Florida Atlantic aerial game is averaging 241.4 yards per game, more than the Marshall Thundering Herd secondary allows through the air, 183.83 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Marshall Thundering Herd own the league's No. 103-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 238 yards per game when on the road. Florida Atlantic, on the other hand, rates No. 90 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Nick Mullens led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 314 yards Friday as the Thundering Herd downed the Golden Eagles 31-10 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

Kamrin Solomon was good for 110 receiving yards in the Owls's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn't help his team to victory and they fell 27-26 to the Owls.

Betting Trends
  • Marshall is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Marshall is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Marshall's last 5 games
  • Marshall is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Florida Atlantic is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Florida Atlantic is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 6 games
  • Florida Atlantic is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Marshall home to North Texas, Saturday, October 24th
Florida Atlantic at Texas El Paso, Saturday, October 24th