Charlotte vs Marshall Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/16/2020
Game: Charlotte 49ers vs Marshall Thundering Herd
Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Location: Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, WV
Odds/Point Spread: Marshall -5
The Charlotte 49ers head to Cam Henderson Center to take on the Marshall Thundering Herd on Thursday, January 16, 2020. The opening line for this game has Marshall as 5 point favorites.
Charlotte comes into this game with an overall record of 9-5. They currently have a point differential of 6.6 as they are averaging 67.1 points per game while giving up 60.6 per contest. Marshall has an overall record of 8-9. They are averaging 75.3 points per game and surrendering 71.4, good for a point differential of 3.9.
Valuable Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 9-5-0 against the spread this season
The Charlotte 49ers are 5-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 9-7-0 against the spread this season
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 9-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
No key injuries to report
Drew Edwards comes into this game averaging 10.1 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Jahmir Young averages 11.3 points per contest in 32.7 minutes per game. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Taevion Kinsey scores 14.9 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 4.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Jarrod West averages 14.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 67.1 points per contest, which is 283rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 125th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 218th in the nation. They average 33.4 boards per contest and 11.7 assists per game, which ranks them 297th and 287th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 120th with 14.2 per game. The 49ers allow 60.6 points per contest, which is 20th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 159th and 50th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 51st, and they allow 11.4 assists per game which puts them in 85th place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 270th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Marshall is 96th in the nation with 75.3 points per contest this season. They are 103rd in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.9. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 323rd in the NCAA. They are 75th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.5 boards per contest and 152nd in assists per game with 13.7. The Thundering Herd are 34th in turnovers per contest with 15.9. The Thundering Herd give up 71.4 points per game, which ranks them 236th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 68th and 159th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 10.1 dimes allowed per game and 332nd with 39.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Thundering Herd are 309th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per contest this year.
The 49ers have an offensive rating of 97.6, which is ranked 257th. They are 284th in college basketball in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 171st. As a unit they are 117th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 262nd in D-1. Charlotte is 47th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions.
Marshall is 76th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions. The Thundering Herd have an offensive rating of 99.3, which is ranked 224th. They are 14th in D-1 in pace with 75.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 145th. As a unit they are 198th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 211th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Charlotte/Marshall college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte +5
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