Saturday, September 26, 2015
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The Marshall Thundering Herd matchup against the Kent State Golden Flashes on Saturday at Dix Stadium. The opening line for this game has Marshall as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 57.
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Chase Litton finished his last game with 270 yards through the air for Marshall. He completed 24 passes out of 31 attempts for a 77% completion percentage. Devon Johnson led the Thundering Herd in rushing with 122 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 22 rushing attempts for the game. DeAndre Reaves led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 82 yards. He had an average of 21 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Marshall totaled 495 yards by way of 77 plays. They rushed the ball 43 times for a total of 216 yards on the game and the Thundering Herd totaled 29 first downs by getting 14 rushing, 15 passing and 0 by penalty.
Colin Reardon finished his last game with 63 yards through the air for Kent State. He completed 10 passes out of 28 attempts for a 36% completion percentage. Nick Holley led the Golden Flashes in rushing with 58 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 17 rushing attempts for the game. Charles Chandler led the team in receiving with 1 receptions for 19 yards. He had an average of 19 yards per reception in the contest. Kent State totaled 142 yards by way of 59 plays. They rushed the ball 31 times for a total of 79 yards on the game and the Golden Flashes totaled 8 first downs by getting 3 rushing, 3 passing and 2 by penalty.
Marshall is averaging 32 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 21.3 passes per game on 34.3 attempts for a 62.1 percent completion percentage and average 206.3 yards in the passing department per game. The Thundering Herd carry the ball for an average of 178.7 yards per game on 32.3 attempts for an average of 5.5 yards per carry this season. They run 66.7 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 385 total yards each outing. The Thundering Herd get 19.7 first downs per game and they average 89 penalty yards via 9 penalties each contest.
Marshall gives up 19.7 points per contest and an average of 173.7 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 17.7 completed passes on 33.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 53. The Thundering Herd allow an average of 169.7 rushing yards per game on 44.3 carries for a 3.8 average. Marshall gives up 343.3 total yards per game including 4.4 yards per play. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties per game that total 65.3 yards as a unit.
Kent State is putting 18.3 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 15.7 passes per game on 31.3 attempts for a 50 percent completion percentage and average 154.3 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Golden Flashes carry the ball for an average of 138.7 yards per game on 45 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry. They run 76.3 plays per game and average 3.8 yards per play for an average of 293 total yards per game. The Golden Flashes are averaging 16 first downs per outing and accumulate 95 penalty yards via 10 penalties each game.
Kent State surrenders 25 points per game and 132.3 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 11.3 completed passes per game on 22 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.5. The Golden Flashes allow an average of 66.7 rushing yards per game on 36 carries for an average of 1.9 yards per carry. Kent State gives up 199 total yards per game including an average of 3.4 per play. They create an average of 2.3 turnovers per game and 7.3 penalties for 70.7 yards each game.
Marshall Betting Trends
Marshall is 1-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Marshall has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Kent State Betting Trends
Kent State is 1-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Kent State has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/15 RB Remi Watson Hand "?" Saturday vs. Kent State
09/16/15 WR Angelo Jean-Louis Dismissed dismissed from team
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Marshall
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