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Marshall vs. Florida Atlantic 3/4/20 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

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Game Marshall Thundering Herd vs Florida Atlantic Owls
Date & Time Wednesday March 4, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Cam Henderson Center Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, 25703, USA
Latest odds
Marshall -6 O/U 145.5
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The Florida Atlantic Owls travel on the road to the Cam Henderson Center to take on the Marshall Thundering Herd. FAU lost their last time out in an overtime heartbreaker to Old Dominion falling 85-80 to drop their record on the season to 16-14. Marshall also lost their last time out, falling on the road to UAB 88-80 to drop their record on the season to 14-15. 

Florida Atlantic comes in averaging 70.9 points per game ranking 185th in scoring offense while shooting 42.7% ranking 231st in offensive shooting percentage. FAU is led in scoring by freshman guard Cornelius Taylor who is averaging 12 points per game while finishing second on the team in assists with 2 per game. Senior forward Jailyn Ingram leads the team in rebounding with 5.3 per game while adding 11.4 points per game. 

Marshall is averaging 74.7 points per game ranking 86th in scoring offense while shooting 43.9% from the field to rank 170th in offensive shooting percentage. Marshall is led by sophomore Taevion Kinsey who is averaging 16.1 points per game while adding 4.1 assists per game. Kinsey is second on the team in rebounding with 4.9 rebounds per game. Paired with Kinsey in the backcourt is junior point-guard Jarrod West who is averaging 14.5 points per game and 3.9 assists per game.

Marshall is allowing 72.5 points per game ranking 268th in scoring defense while opposing teams are shooting just 40.5% from the field ranking 54th in defensive field goal percentage. The Florida Atlantic defense is allowing 69.1 points per game ranking 172nd in scoring defense while opposing teams are shooting 43.7% from the field. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Florida Atlantic is 14-14 ATS on the season.
  • Florida Atlantic are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
  • Florida Atlantic are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games against Marshall.
  • Marshall is 14-14 ATS on the season.
  • Marshall are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games.
  • Marshall are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Free Pick:
Marshall Thundering Herd -6.0

Marshall has been a solid offensive team this year and is averaging 74.7 points per game ranking 86th in college basketball scoring offense while FAU is struggling on the offensive end averaging just 70.9 points per game ranking 185th in scoring offense. FAU holds a small advantage on the defensive end, allowing 69.1 points per game ranking 54th in scoring defense. Marshall is allowing 72.5 points per game and ranks just 268th in the country. Final score prediction, the strong defense of Marshall leads the Thundering Herd to win and cover the spread 76-64.

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