Morehead State Eagles vs Marshall Thundering Herd Prediction, 11/26/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Morehead State Eagles vs Marshall Thundering Herd
Date: Saturday, November 26, 2022
Location: Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, WV
The Marshall Thundering Herd (4-1) will try to defeat the Morehead State Eagles (3-3) at Cam Henderson Center on Saturday.
The Morehead State Eagles faced Kentucky State and earned the victory with a final of 114-49 in their last game. When it comes to personal fouls, the Eagles ended up with 24 while Kentucky State totaled 28 personal fouls. They also converted 5 of their 18 shots from distance. Kentucky State ended up shooting 42.9% from the charity stripe by making 12 of their 28 attempts. Additionally, Kentucky State grabbed 30 boards (5 offensive, 25 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Kentucky State earned 5 assists and had 2 steals for the game. In regard to defending, Morehead State allowed 30.2% from the floor on 16 out of 53 shooting. They also dished out 28 dimes in this contest as well as forcing the opposition into 27 turnovers and getting 11 steals. Pertaining to hauling in rebounds, they collected 45 with 14 of them being of the offensive sort. From the charity stripe, the Eagles converted 23 of their 34 tries for a percentage of 67.6%. Morehead State wrapped up the game with a 52.0% field goal percentage (39 of 75) and made 13 out of their 25 shots from 3-point land.
Kalil Thomas is a player who came through in this game. He walked away from this one shooting 77.8% from the floor and recorded 2 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 19 minutes and pulled down 4 rebounds. He walked away with 21 points on 7 of 9 shooting.
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Morehead State heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-3 for the campaign. They are giving up possession 13.7 times per game and as a group are committing 18.3 personal fouls every game. As a unit, Morehead State is snagging 39.7 boards per game and has tallied 85 assists on the campaign, which ranks 100th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. The Eagles are connecting on 29.4% on 3-point shots (45 of 153) and 71.1% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 71.3 pts per contest (217th in college hoops) while hitting 41.0% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Eagles have forced 14.3 turnovers per contest while drawing 17.8 fouls. They give up 26.7% on 3-point shots and they are 139th in D-1 in opponents points per game (66.8). The Eagles are allowing a field goal percentage of 44.3% (153 of 345) and they surrender 34.7 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They are 139th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 60 relinquished on the year.
When they last stepped on the court, the Marshall Thundering Herd got the win with a final of 82-70 when they faced Chicago State. When talking about how they attacked the glass, Marshall allowed Chicago State to grab 27 in total (10 offensive). They finished 35.3% from beyond the arc by going 6 of 17 and finished the contest at 8 out of 10 at the free throw line (80.0%). The Thundering Herd allowed Chicago State to bury 28 of 62 attempts from the field which gave them a rate of 45.2% in this matchup. When the final whistle blew, the Thundering Herd finished 32 for 71 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 45.1%. In terms of shots from distance, Marshall made 7 out of their 19 attempts (36.8%). They were able to make 11 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 84.6%. Chicago State was called for 15 personal fouls for this game which took the Thundering Herd to the charity stripe for 13 shots. They also turned the ball over 10 times, while earning 3 steals in the matchup. The Thundering Herd were able to collect 22 defensive rebounds and 15 offensive rebounds for a total of 37 for the game.
Taevion Kinsey pitched in for the Thundering Herd for the contest. He tallied 22 points in his 40 mins on the hardwood and accumulated 7 dimes for the game. He made 7 out of 15 for this contest for a field goal percentage of 46.7%, and accounted for 5 rebounds.
Marshall has a record of 4-1 this year. As an offensive team, the Thundering Herd are hitting on 47.2% from the floor, which ranks 95th in the country. Marshall has scored 436 points for the campaign (87.2 per game) and they pull in 44.2 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 22.2 times per contest (2nd in D-1) and they turn the ball over 11.6 times per contest. The Thundering Herd are committing 16.0 personal fouls every game while shooting 63.6% from the charity stripe.
The Marshall defense surrenders 29.3% on shots from beyond the arc (36 of 123) and their opposition makes 73.2% of their shots from the free throw line. They surrender 12.8 dimes and 35.4 rebounds per contest, ranking them 207th and 215th in those categories. The Thundering Herd are ranked 219th in the nation in points per game surrendered with 70.8. They are forcing 16.4 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 41.6% from the field (161st in college basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Marshall and under the total points
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