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Marshall Thundering Herd vs Old Dominion Monarchs Week 6 Betting Prediction and Odds

Marshall Thundering Herd


Old Dominion Monarchs
Saturday, October 04, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Foreman Field

The Marshall Thundering Herd will take on one of the newest members of Conference USA with a trip to Old Dominion this Saturday to face the Monarchs. Marshall went into last week's bye with a perfect 4-0 SU mark in its first four games and it is 2-1-1 ATS. It is ranked sixth in the nation in scoring with 45.5 points per game and its defense is giving up just 16.3 points per game.

The Monarchs fell to 1-1 in C-USA with a 41-28 loss to Middle Tennessee as 1.5-point home favorites. They are scoring 33 points per game, but allowing an average of 32 points on defense.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Old Dominion Monarchs Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $Marshall Thundering Herd listed as -17.5-point favorites earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.

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Computer Prediction: Marshall Thundering Herd vs Old Dominion Monarchs Pick

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 37-17 result in favor of the Thundering Herd. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Old Dominion Monarchs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Old Dominion will face the 4-0 Marshall Thundering Herd, who own a 2-1-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Old Dominion Monarchs are 2-2-1 so far this season while the Thundering Herd are 2-1-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Old Dominion vs Marshall injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Old Dominion Monarchs at No. 93 and the Marshall Thundering Herd at No. 8 heading into this contest.

How Marshall Thundering Herd vs Old Dominion Monarchs Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Old Dominion Monarchs No. 59-ranked offense (33 PPG) against a Marshall Thundering Herd defense that ranks No. 16 at 16.25 PPG. The Old Dominion Monarchs passing attack has averaged 313.6 yards per game, more than the Marshall Thundering Herd give up through the air (229 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Marshall Thundering Herd feature the league's No. 20-rated road run defense, allowing 96 yards per game. Old Dominion, meanwhile, ranks No. 98 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Marshall won its last outing, a 48-17 result against Zips on September 20. Marshall covered in that game as a -10.5-point favorite, while the 65 combined points took the game OVER the total. Remi Watson ran through the Akron defense for 124 yards in Marshall's last game, handing the Zips a 48-17 setback on Saturday at InfoCision Stadium.

Old Dominion was a 41-28 loser in its last match at home against Blue Raiders. They failed to cover the -1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 69 sent PUSH bettors to the payout window. Taylor Heinicke led the way last time out for the Monarchs, connecting for 362 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 41-28 loss to the Monarchs at Foreman Field.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Odds Trends

Marshall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Marshall's last 12 games
Marshall is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Marshall is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Old Dominion is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Marshall home to Middle Tennessee, Saturday, October 11th
Old Dominion at Texas El Paso, Saturday, October 11th