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Marshall Thundering Herd vs Florida Atlantic Owls Odds & Info

Game Marshall Thundering Herd vs Florida Atlantic Owls
Date & Time Saturday October 24, 2020, 2:30 PM (EDT)
Joan C. Edwards Stadium Huntington, WV
Latest odds
MRSH -13.5 ; Total 50.5
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On Saturday, the Florida Atlantic Owls visit Joan C Edwards Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia to play the Marshall Thundering Herd. Florida Atlantic has played just one game this season and was victorious 21-17 over the Charlotte 49ers. The Owls have had three of their games postponed due to positive covid-19. In the victory over Charlotte, quarterback Nick Tronti accounted for all three of FAU’s touchdowns with a 49-yard touchdown run and two touchdown passes.

Nick Tronti has passed for 98 yards with two touchdowns and is also leading FAU in rushing with 94 yards and one touchdown. James Charles has rushed for 45 yards for FAU. TJ Chase is the leading receiver for FAU with three receptions for 31 yards and one touchdown. On defense linebacker Chase Lasater has a team-high 11 tackles.

Marshall improved to 4-0 following a 35-17 victory over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. Quarterback Grant Wells passed for 227 yards with two touchdowns and was intercepted once. Brenden Knox rushed for 125 yards and two touchdowns while Artie Henry caught three passes for 72 yards and one touchdown. Marshall gained 402 yards of total offense and allowed Louisiana Tech just 267 yards of total offense.

Grant Wells has passed for 859 yards with six touchdowns, two interceptions and has been sacked three times. The leading rusher for Marshall is Brenden Knox with 455 yards and seven touchdowns and the leading receiver is Brock Thompson with 14 receptions for 228 yards. On defense, the leading tackler is linebacker Tavante Beckett with 34. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • FAU is 7-1 ATS in its last 8
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Owls last 6
  • Marshall is 10-2 SU in its last 12
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Thundering Herd’s last 6

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Marshall Thundering Herd -13.5

FAU has played just one game this season due to problems with players and staff testing positive for covid-19. Therefore the Owls will not be in playing shape and will be facing a difficult task against the undefeated Marshall Thundering Herd. Marshall has won 10 of its last 12 straight up and eight of its last nine SU versus an opponent from the Conference USA. Look for those trends to continue with Marshall winning and covering at home on Saturday. Final Score Prediction, Marshall Thundering Herd wins and cover ATS 37-20.

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