|Game||Marshall Thundering Herd vs Hampton Pirates|
|Date & Time||Tuesday April 2, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
MRSH -5 Total 174.5
The Hampton Pirates visit Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, West Virginia on Tuesday to play the Marshall Thundering Herd in a CIT semifinals showdown. The Pirates reached the semifinals by defeating the NJIT Highlanders 82-70 on Thursday. Jermaine Marrow led the Pirates with 22 points, while Greg Heckstall scored 19 and Kalin Fisher 16.
Marshall reached the semifinals following an 83-66 win over Presbyterian on Tuesday. C.J. Burks led the Thundering Herd with 20 points, while Jon Elmore scored 16 points, pulled down seven rebounds and added five steals. Elmore hit 3 from beyond the 3-point arc to become the all-time leader in 3-point baskets made Conference-USA.
Jermaine Marrow leads Hampton in scoring and assists with averages of 25.3 points and 5.1 assists per game. Greg Heckstall leads the Pirates in rebounds with an average of 6.9 per game. Kalin Fisher with an average of 15.8 points per game is the only other Hampton player averaging double figures in scoring. Hampton is shooting 43.4% from the field and 34.4% from 3-point territory.
Jon Elmore leads the Thundering Herd in scoring and assists with averages of 20.2 points and 5.1 assists per game. C.J. Burks is second in scoring averaging 17.3 points per game. Jannson Williams leads Marshall in rebounds with an average of 4.9 per game. Marshall is shooting 44.1% from the field and 34.8% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends
Hampton is 4-1 ATS in its last 5
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Pirates last 5
Marshall is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 at home
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Thundering Herd’s last 5 at home
Hampton has played exceptionally well during the CIT, going 3-0 SU and ATS in its three games with the most recent two as road dogs. The Pirates have covered the number in 8 of the last 10 overall. Marshall has failed to cover 7 of the last 8 at home versus an opponent with a .400 or lower winning record on the road. Final Score Prediction, Hampton Pirates win and cover ATS 90-88.