Marshall at Southern Miss College Basketball Betting Tips 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
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The Marshall Thundering Herd head to Ford Center to take on the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this game has Southern Miss as 2 point favorites.
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Marshall heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-13. They currently have a point differential of -1.1 as they are averaging 80.4 points per contest while giving up 81.6 per game. Southern Miss has an overall record of 19-11. They are averaging 72.8 points per game and surrendering 64.2, good for a point differential of 8.5.
Valuable Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 12-20-0 against the spread this season
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 16-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 14-12-0 against the spread this season
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 12-13-1 against the over/under this year
Key Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jon Elmore comes into this game averaging 19.8 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 78%. C.J. Burks averages 17.7 points per contest in 34.2 minutes per game. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Cortez Edwards scores 13.6 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.4 rebounds per contest and has 3.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Tyree Griffin averages 13.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.5 rebounds per game and has 7.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Marshall averages 80.4 points per contest, which is 28th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 189th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 185th in the nation. They average 33.2 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 289th and 107th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 214th with 12.6 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 81.6 points per contest, which is 344th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 316th and 269th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.1 rebounds a game which ranks 348th, and they allow 13.0 assists per game which puts them in 172nd place in the country. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 340th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Southern Miss is 169th in the nation with 72.8 points per contest this season. They are 53rd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.5. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the NCAA. They are 135th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.2 boards per contest and 14th in assists per game with 17.0. The Golden Eagles are 336th in turnovers per contest with 10.4. The Golden Eagles give up 64.2 points per game, which ranks them 28th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 19th and 72nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 88th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 237th with 35.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Eagles are 199th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year.
The Thundering Herd are 154th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.5. In terms of pace they are 7th in the country with 76.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 137th. As a team they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 36th in Division 1. Marshall is 285th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions.
Southern Miss is 334th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Eagles are 104th in the country in offensive rating with 107.1. In terms of pace they are 269th in Division 1 with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 65th. As a team they are 122nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 244th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Marshall/Southern Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Marshall +2
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