|Game||Marshall Thundering Herd vs Green Bay Phoenix|
MRSH -5.5 Total 169
The Green Bay Phoenix visit Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, West Virginia to play the Marshall Thundering Herd on Thursday for the CIT championship. The Phoenix defeated the Texas Southern Tigers on Tuesday 87-86 in overtime to reach the title game. Sandy Cohen III led the Phoenix with 23 points. Green Bay is averaging 91.7 points per game during the CIT.
Marshall punched its ticket to the CIT title game with an 80-78 win over Hampton on Tuesday. Jon Elmore scored 28 points with 23 coming during the first half as Marshall raced out to an early lead and then held on against the Pirates. Marshall squandered a 13-point halftime advantage, but CJ Burks scored a layup followed by four late free throws to seal the win for the Thundering Herd.
Sandy Cohen III leads Green Bay in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 17.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game. JayQuan McCloud is the second leading scorer with an average of 13.8 points per game. The Phoenix are shooting 45.3% from the field and 33.9% from 3-point territory.
Jon Elmore leads the Thundering Herd in scoring and assists with averages of 20.4 points and 5.1 assists per game. C.J. Burks is second in scoring averaging 17.4 points per game. Jannson Williams leads Marshall in rebounds with an average of 5.1 per game. Marshall is shooting 44.1% from the field and 34.8% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends
Green Bay is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Phoenix last 5
Marshall is 9-20-1 ATS in its last 30
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Thundering Herd’s last 7
Phoenix has played very well during the CIT and is averaging over 91 points per game during the tournament but has played at home in three of the four games. The Phoenix however have covered the number in just 3 of the last 10 on the road and 1 of the last 6 on the road following three or more consecutive games at home. Final Score Prediction, Marshall Thundering Herd wins and covers ATS 88-80.