Old Dominion Monarchs vs Marshall Thundering Herd Prediction, 1/14/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Old Dominion Monarchs vs Marshall Thundering Herd
Date: Saturday, January 14, 2023
Location: Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, WV
TV: Youtube TV
Cam Henderson Center is where the Marshall Thundering Herd (13-4) will compete against the Old Dominion Monarchs (10-6) on Saturday.
The Old Dominion Monarchs played Georgia Southern and went home with a win by a final score of 81-75 in their last game. Old Dominion ended with a 43.8% field goal percentage (28 out of 64) and made 6 of 19 3-pointers. From the free throw line, the Monarchs buried 19 of their 27 attempts for a rate of 70.4%. In regard to grabbing rebounds, they earned 44 with 14 of them being of the offensive sort. They also distributed 11 assists in the matchup in addition to forcing 9 turnovers and earning 6 steals. In the matter of defending, Old Dominion allowed their opponent to shoot 44.3% from the floor on 27 of 61 shooting. Georgia Southern recorded 11 dimes and had 5 steals for the matchup. On top of that, Georgia Southern snagged 28 rebounds (6 offensive, 22 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Georgia Southern finished the game shooting 65.2% from the charity stripe by knocking down 15 of 23 tries. They made 6 of 23 tries from 3-point land. When it comes to fouls, the Monarchs ended up finishing with 19 while Georgia Southern finished the game with 21 fouls.
Ben Stanley is a player who was a major factor in this game. He finished 55.6% from the field but didn't record an assist. He was on the hardwood for 41 mins and also pulled down 4 boards. He was able to score 22 points on 10 of 18 shooting.
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Old Dominion will play this contest with a win-loss mark of 10-6 for the season. They average 68.8 points per game (255th in the country) while going 42.7% from the field. The Monarchs are shooting 34.9% from downtown (84 of 241) and 64.3% from the free throw line. As a team, Old Dominion is pulling down 38.9 boards per game and is sitting with 176 assists this year, which is 333rd in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 10.8 times per contest and as a unit are committing 16.4 fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on defense, the Monarchs are able to force 12.1 turnovers per game while drawing 18.6 personal fouls. They currently rank 203rd in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 208 relinquished on the season. The Monarchs defensively are allowing an opponent FG percentage of 42.3% (373 of 882) and they surrender 33.7 rebounds per contest as a team. They relinquish 31.1% on 3-point attempts while they are 107th in D-1 in PPG from their opponents (66.3).
In their last game, the Marshall Thundering Herd got the victory with a final of 81-66 against Coastal Carolina. The Thundering Herd pulled down 31 defensive boards and 18 offensive boards totaling 49 in this matchup. They turned the ball over 13 times, while recording 7 steals for the game. Coastal Carolina committed 21 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Thundering Herd to the charity stripe for 26 shots. They were able to bury 18 of the free throw tries for a clip of 69.2%. Regarding 3-point attempts, Marshall buried 7 of 28 attempts (25.0%). When this game wrapped up, the Thundering Herd shot 28 for 67 from the floor which gave them a rate of 41.8%. The Thundering Herd allowed Coastal Carolina to make 26 of their 70 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 37.1% in this game. They wrapped up this game 33.3% from three-point range by connecting on 10 out of 30 and ended up going 4 out of 7 at the free throw line (57.1%). With respect to rebounds, Marshall allowed Coastal Carolina to grab 33 in total (11 on the offensive glass).
Taevion Kinsey pitched in for the Thundering Herd for the matchup. He accumulated 27 points in his 40 mins on the court and had 9 assists for the game. He converted 10 out of 15 in this contest for a field goal percentage of 66.7%, and earned 5 rebounds.
Marshall has a win-loss record of 13-4 so far this season. The Thundering Herd are responsible for committing 15.7 personal fouls per game while shooting 62.1% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 18.9 times per contest (6th in D-1) and they are losing possession via turnover 11.9 times per game. Marshall has 1,389 pts so far this year (81.7 per contest) and they pull in 43.2 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Thundering Herd are hitting on 46.5% from the floor, which is 82nd in the nation.
The Thundering Herd on the defensive side of the court are 191st in the nation in PPG allowed with 69.1. They are forcing their opponents into 14.6 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 41.1% from the field (84th in college hoops). The Marshall defense gives up 31.6% on 3-point attempts (124 of 393) and their opponents are converting on 62.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They surrender 12.6 dimes and 37.6 boards per contest, which is 189th and 327th in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Old Dominion
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