Marshall at Ohio College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/1/2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018
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The Marshall Thundering Herd travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Marshall as 4 point favorites.
Marshall heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 10.3 as they are averaging 87.5 points per contest while giving up 77.2 per game. Ohio has an overall mark of 4-2. They are averaging 75.7 points per contest and giving up 69.8, which is a point differential of 5.8.
Valuable Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 1-4-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 1-4-0 against the over/under
Key Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
11/09/18 G James Gollon Hernia is out 2-3 weeks
11/09/18 G Jordan Dartis Hip is out indefinitely
Jon Elmore comes into this contest averaging 20.7 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. C.J. Burks averages 18.3 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jason Carter averages 18.7 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Teyvion Kirk averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Marshall averages 87.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 127th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 168th in the nation. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 17.7 assists per game, which ranks them 237th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 238th with 12.7 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 77.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 286th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 256th and 113th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 334th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 140th place in Division 1. They force 20.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 348th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio is 167th in the country with 75.7 points per game this year. They are 256th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 5.8. They shoot 23% from 3-point range, which is good for 350th in the nation. They are 12th in the NCAA in rebounding with 43.7 boards per game, and 64th in assists per contest with 16.2. The Bobcats are 57th in turnovers per game with 15.7. The Bobcats surrender 69.8 points per contest, which ranks them 142nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 117th and 117th in those defensive statistics. They rank 210th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest and 104th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bobcats are 284th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game.
The Thundering Herd are 122nd in the nation in offensive rating with 108.7. In terms of pace they are 8th in the country with 80.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 114th. As a team they are 140th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 83rd in Division 1. Marshall is 308th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio is 136th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Bobcats are 275th in the country in offensive rating with 98.7. In terms of pace they are 53rd in Division 1 with 75.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 299th. As a team they are 300th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 243rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Marshall/Ohio college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio +4
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