FAU at Marshall 1/17/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Marshall Thundering Herd vs FAU Owls
Date & Time: 1/18/2019, 12:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: MRSH -9 Total 152.5
TV Channel: ESPN+

Florida Atlantic will be facing a tall task in this game as Marshall has been playing some amazing basketball lately on the year and is unbeaten in conference play. The Owls on the other hand have managed to get a couple of losses on the year and that is something the Owls would like to change here as the last game out the Owls ended up getting a loss in the game as well.

The Owls on the season have been able to score 72.2 points a game, but have allowed 68.4 points a game. The Owls have been able to clean the glass up to the tune of 40.3 boards a game, but have also ended up getting 12.9 assist a game.
Marshall is coming into the game as mentioned without a loss in conference play so far. However, the wins the Thundering Herd have managed to get on the season have been some that they would like to have improvement on this year. The Thundering Herd's victories have been by a 3 point win, then the other 2 have been by a single point on the season so far

The Thundering Herd on the season have been able to score at a clip of 79.6 points a game, but the Thundering Herd has allowed 80.1 points a game. The Thundering Herd has manged to get 32.7 boards a game, but have also ended up getting 15 assist a game.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

Owls are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss.
Thundering Herd are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Conference USA.
Under is 4-0 in Owls last 4 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
Under is 4-0 in Thundering Herd last 4 home games.

Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Florida Atlantic Owls +9

The Thundering Herd have been playing well enough to win the close games and that is what they will do in this game as well. The downside is the 9 point spread is too much for how the Thundering Herd have been playing lately and the close wins they have had against good teams, like the Owls. Final Score Prediction, Marshall Thundering Herd win, but do not cover ATS 76-73.

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