Marshall vs MTSU College Basketball Parlay 1/9/2020
Game: Marshall Thundering Herd vs MTSU Blue Raiders
Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020
Location: Murphy Center in Murfreesboro, TN
Odds/Point Spread: MTSU +4
The Marshall Thundering Herd head to Murphy Center to take on the MTSU Blue Raiders on Thursday, January 9, 2020. The opening line for this game has Marshall as 4 point favorites.
Marshall comes into this game with an overall record of 7-8. They currently have a point differential of 4.9 as they are averaging 76.7 points per game while giving up 71.9 per contest. MTSU has an overall record of 4-11. They are averaging 71.7 points per game and surrendering 75.6, good for a point differential of -3.9.
Valuable Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 9-5-0 against the spread this season
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 8-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important MTSU Blue Raiders Betting Trends
The MTSU Blue Raiders are 4-9-0 against the spread this season
The MTSU Blue Raiders are 5-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key MTSU Blue Raiders Injuries
11/05/19 F DeAndre Dishman Knee is out for season
Jarrod West averages 14.5 points per contest in 35.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%. Taevion Kinsey comes into this game averaging 14.7 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per night. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Antonio Green averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes 2.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 83%. C.J. Jones scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thundering Herd allow 71.9 points per contest which is 242nd in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 78th and 167th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.9 rebounds a game which ranks 315th, and they allow 10.5 assists per game which puts them in 47th place in D-1. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 309th in Division 1. Marshall averages 76.7 points per contest, which is 76th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 87th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 315th in the nation. They average 39.0 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 65th and 139th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 27th with 16.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Raiders give up 75.6 points per game, which ranks them 307th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 294th and 348th in those defensive statistics. They rank 297th with 14.7 dimes allowed per game and 261st with 36.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Blue Raiders are 249th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per contest. MTSU is 188th in the country with 71.7 points per contest this season. They are 216th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -3.9. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 153rd in the country. They are 201st in the nation in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 99th in assists per game with 14.5. The Blue Raiders are 124th in turnovers per contest with 14.3.
The Thundering Herd are 201st in the nation in offensive rating with 100.5. In terms of pace they are 12th in the country with 76.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 131st. As a team they are 170th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 207th in Division 1. Marshall is 75th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions.
MTSU is 149th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Blue Raiders have an offensive rating of 98.1, which is ranked 249th. They are 59th in D-1 in pace with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 189th. As a unit they are 216th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 111th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Marshall -4 and over 153.5 total points
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