Thursday, January 21, 2016
Dale F. Halton Arena
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The Marshall Thundering Herd travel to Dale F. Halton Arena to play the Charlotte 49ers on Thursday, January 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Marshall as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Thundering Herd come into this game with an overall record of 9-9 and a road record of 2-5. They are 10-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-7. The 49ers have an overall record of 4-13 and a home record of 2-6. They have an over/under record of 8-7 and they are 11-5 against the spread.
James Kelly comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Thundering Herd. He pulls down 9.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Ryan Taylor averages 14.1 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Marshall. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Braxton Ogbueze averages 12.5 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year for the 49ers. He grabs 1.9 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Adrien White averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Marshall averages 82.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 107th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 279th in the country. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game which ranks them 118th and 36th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 190th with 13.1 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 82.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 336th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 295th and 231st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.3 rebounds a game which ranks 328th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 187th place in the country. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 83rd in the Division 1.
Charlotte averages 73.2 points per game this year which ranks them 161st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 269th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 149th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 135th and 168th respectively. In the turnover department the 49ers rank 39th with 11.1 per game. The 49ers allow 81.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 330th in the country. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 44% average from behind the arc ranking them 340th and 351st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38 rebounds a game which ranks 255th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 227th place in the nation. The 49ers force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 188th in college basketball.
Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 10-6 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 10-7 against the over/under
Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 11-5 against the spread
The Charlotte 49ers are 8-7 against the over/under
Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
12/09/15 G Aleksa Nikolic Facial out for season
12/09/15 G Noah Frampton Shoulder redshirt
Charlotte 49ers Injuries
01/20/16 F Anthony Vanhook Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Marshall
01/06/16 F Bernard Sullivan Concussion out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Marshall
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