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Louisiana Tech vs Marshall 3/12/20 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

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Game Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Marshall Thundering Herd
Date & Time Thursday March 12, 2020, 10:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Ford Center At the Star Frisco, TX
Latest odds
LT -4 ; Total OFF
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The Marshall Thundering Herd and Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are set to visit FORD CENTER AT THE STAR IN Frisco, Texas for a C-USA quarterfinal matchup. The Marshall Thundering Herd come into this matchup with a 17-15 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their 1st round game against the UTEP Miners, 86-78. Leading the way for the Marshall Thundering Herd was sophomore guard Taevion Kinsey as he recorded 26 points and 8 rebounds. Joining Kinsey in the backcourt was freshman guard Andrew Taylor who had a productive outing for the Thundering Herd with 15 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists.

The Marshall Thundering Herd had a good shooting game against the UTEP Miners as they connected on 29 of their 63 field goal attempts (46%), but they were significantly worse from behind the three-point line (26.7%). The Marshall Thundering Herd won the turnover battle against the UTEP Miners (9-6), but they were edged out by the Miners in the rebounding department (43-42).

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs come into this matchup with a 22-8 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Charlotte 49ers, 66-43. Leading the way for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs was junior guard Kalob Ledoux as he recorded 18 points off the bench. Senior forward Mubarak Muhammed had a productive outing for the Bulldogs as he pitched in 16 points and 10 rebounds.

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs had a solid shooting game against the Charlotte 49ers as they connected on 23 of their 52 field goal attempts (44.2%), and they were solid from behind the three-point line (41.7%). The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs won the turnover battle against the Charlotte 49ers (16-10), and they edged out the 49ers in the rebounding department (32-29).

Recent Betting Trends

  • Marshall is 10-7 ATS as the underdog this season.
  • The over is 9-6 after a Marshall win this season.
  • Louisiana Tech is 9-9 ATS against C-USA opponents this season.
  • The over is 9-5 when Louisiana Tech plays away from home this season.
Free Pick:
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs -4

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are enjoying one of their best seasons in program history as they went 22-8, and they will have a chance at getting back to their 1st NCAA Tournament since 1991. The Bulldogs have been amazing on the defensive side of the court this season as they are holding their opponents to an average of 63.7 PPG, but the same can’t be said about Marshall as they are allowing an average of 73.3 PPG against C-USA opponents. Louisiana Tech has shown a good amount of scoring depth this season as they have 4 different guys averaging over 10 PPG, and they have been good as a team from behind the three-point line as they are connecting on 36.5% of their attempts. Marshall is a good offensive team, but Louisiana Tech is an even better defensive team which is the biggest difference here. Final Score Prediction, Louisiana Tech Bulldogs win and cover ATS 76-65.

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