Marshall Thundering Herd vs UTEP Miners Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/15/2020
Game: Marshall Thundering Herd vs UTEP Miners
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Don Haskins Center in El Paso, TX
Odds/Point Spread: UTEP -1
The Marshall Thundering Herd head to Don Haskins Center to take on the UTEP Miners on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has UTEP as 1 point favorites.
Marshall comes into this game with an overall record of 12-14. They currently have a point differential of 2.1 as they are averaging 74.7 points per game while giving up 72.6 per contest. UTEP has an overall mark of 13-13. They are averaging 66.8 points per contest and giving up 65.9, which is a point differential of 1.0.
Valuable Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 12-13-0 against the spread this season
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 13-11-1 against the over/under this year
Important UTEP Miners Betting Trends
The UTEP Miners are 9-11-2 against the spread this season
The UTEP Miners are 9-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UTEP Miners Injuries
02/06/20 G Kaden Archie Suspension is out indefinitely
Jarrod West averages 14.7 points per contest in 35.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.8 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%. Taevion Kinsey comes into this game averaging 16.2 points per contest while playing 35.9 minutes per night. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Souley Boum averages 12.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Bryson Williams scores 18.5 points per contest while playing 31.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.1 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thundering Herd allow 72.6 points per contest which is 264th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 71st and 121st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.4 rebounds a game which ranks 341st, and they allow 10.0 assists per game which puts them in 21st place in D-1. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 314th in Division 1. Marshall averages 74.7 points per contest, which is 90th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 143rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 329th in the nation. They average 38.2 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 60th and 164th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 42nd with 15.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Miners give up 65.9 points per game, which ranks them 82nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 135th and 50th in those defensive statistics. They rank 32nd with 10.5 dimes allowed per game and 152nd with 34.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Miners are 220th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest. UTEP is 291st in the country with 66.8 points per contest this season. They are 228th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 1.0. They shoot 28% from beyond the arc, which is good for 342nd in the country. They are 251st in the nation in rebounding with 34.1 boards per contest and 236th in assists per game with 12.4. The Miners are 103rd in turnovers per contest with 14.0.
The Thundering Herd are 233rd in the nation in offensive rating with 99.1. In terms of pace they are 14th in the country with 75 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 178th. As a team they are 237th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 161st in Division 1. Marshall is 114th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions.
UTEP is 63rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions. The Miners are 295th in the country in offensive rating with 96.2. In terms of pace they are 197th in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 263rd. As a team they are 197th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 120th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Marshall +1 and over 138 total points
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