Marshall Thundering Herd vs Charlotte 49ers Prediction, 2/5/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Marshall Thundering Herd vs Charlotte 49ers
Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022
Location: Dale F. Halton Arena in Charlotte, NC
The Marshall Thundering Herd (8-13) are on their way to Dale F. Halton Arena on Saturday where they will compete against the Charlotte 49ers (11-8).
The Marshall Thundering Herd took the court against UAB and went home with a win by a final score of 84-81 in their last contest. With respect to personal fouls, the Thundering Herd walked away with 16 while UAB totaled 12 personal fouls. They also made 6 of 27 attempts from distance. UAB ended up going 94.4% from the charity stripe by making 17 of 18 attempts. Furthermore, UAB snagged 28 rebounds (11 offensive, 17 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. UAB totaled 12 assists and had 12 steals in the matchup. In terms of defense, Marshall let their opponent shoot 42.0% from the floor on 29 of 69 shooting. They also dished out 18 assists in this matchup while forcing the opposition into 10 turnovers and getting 3 steals. In reference to pulling down boards, they earned 31 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. At the charity stripe, the Thundering Herd made 8 of 10 attempts for a percentage of 80.0%. Marshall finished the contest with a 54.8% field goal percentage (34 out of 62) and made 8 out of their 24 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Obinna Anochili-Killen is one player who was a contributor in this matchup. He ended up walking away with 23 points on 11 of 16 shooting. He was on the court for 36 minutes played and also totaled 11 boards. He ended up shooting 68.8% from the floor but didn't record a dime.
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Marshall steps onto the court with a record of 8-13 this season. They average 75.4 pts per game (85th in the country) while shooting 43.8% from the field. The Thundering Herd are shooting 27.6% on shots from distance (144 of 522) and 71.5% from the free throw line. As a unit, Marshall is grabbing 38.4 rebounds per contest and has totaled 291 dimes on the year, which is 133rd in D-1 in terms of passing. They are giving up possession 13.1 times per contest and as a squad are committing 16.0 personal fouls per contest.
Defensively, the Thundering Herd are forcing 13.8 turnovers per game while drawing 15.7 personal fouls. They give up 34.0% on shots from distance and they rank 331st in college basketball in points per game from their opponents (76.5). The Thundering Herd defensively are allowing an opponent FG percentage of 44.6% (589 of 1,320) and they surrender 38.6 boards per game as a team. They are ranked 203rd in D-1 in giving up assists with 265 surrendered on the year.
In their last game, the Charlotte 49ers took a loss by a score of 68-52 against Old Dominion. The 49ers were able to snag 21 defensive boards and 8 offensive rebounds totaling 29 in the game. They coughed it up 13 times, while getting 5 steals for this game. Old Dominion committed 19 fouls for the game which took the 49ers to the charity stripe for a total of 20 shots. They were able to bury 13 of those for a percentage of 65.0%. Concerning 3-pointers, Charlotte converted 5 of 23 tries (21.7%). When the final whistle blew, the 49ers shot 17 out of 49 from the field which gave them a percentage of 34.7%. The 49ers permitted Old Dominion to convert 26 out of their 56 attempts from the field which left them with a rate of 46.4% for the contest. They finished the game shooting 7.7% from beyond the perimeter via 1 out of 13 and finished the game at 15 of 22 from the free throw line (68.2%). Concerning team rebounding, Charlotte allowed Old Dominion to get 31 in total (6 on the offensive glass).
Jahmir Young ended up having an impact for the 49ers for this contest. He earned 13 points in his 33 mins on the court and accumulated 3 assists in the game. He knocked down 5 of 11 in this contest for a field goal rate of 45.5%, and totaled 3 rebounds.
Charlotte has a mark of 11-8 on the season. The 49ers are committing 13.9 fouls per game and they connect on 76.4% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 13.5 times per game (156th in college hoops) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 11.7 times per contest. Charlotte has 1,313 points this season (69.1 per contest) and they average 30.4 rebounds per contest. When it comes to offense, the 49ers are hitting on 46.0% from the floor, which ranks 88th in D-1.
The 49ers on defense are ranked 242nd in D-1 in points per game surrendered with 71.2. They have forced 11.5 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.7% from the field (314th in the nation). The Charlotte defense allows 36.6% on 3-point attempts (140 of 383) and their opposition makes 77.8% of their free throw attempts. They have conceded 12.3 dimes and 33.5 total rebounds per game, which is 156th and 119th in college basketball.
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