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WKU Hilltoppers vs Marshall Thundering Herd Week 11 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

Marshall will look to improve on its 6-3 record this week when they host WKU in Week 11 action at Joan C. Edwards Stadium on Saturday.

A 30-28 result in favor of the Thundering Herd 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.

WKU Hilltoppers vs Marshall Thundering Herd Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Marshall Thundering Herd currently sport a record of 6-3, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-2 ATS. The WKU Hilltoppers are 5-4 and 1-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Marshall Thundering Herd post a 4-5 over under record this season, while the WKU Hilltoppers have gone 4-5 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Marshall vs WKU injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 50 (Marshall Thundering Herd) and the No. 43 (WKU Hilltoppers) 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. 71-ranked offense (28 PPG) against a WKU Hilltoppers defense that ranks No. 42 at 23.67 PPG. The Marshall Thundering Herd passing attack has averaged 240.67 yards per game, more than the WKU Hilltoppers give up through the air (186.44 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the WKU Hilltoppers own the league's No. 90-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 199.5 yards per game when on the road. Marshall, on the other hand, rates No. 100 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Mike White's 324-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Vanderbilt earned a 31-17 win over WKU on Saturday at Vanderbilt Stadium.

Marcel Williams hauled in 4 passes for 122 yards against the Florida Atlantic defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 30-25 loss against the Owls on Friday.

Betting Trends
  • Western Kentucky is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Western Kentucky is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games
  • Western Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Marshall is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Marshall is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Marshall's last 5 games
  • Marshall is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

WKU home to Middle Tennessee, Friday, November 17th
Marshall at UTSA, Saturday, November 18th