Marshall vs Virginia Tech 12/1/18 - College Football Picks & Predictions
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Marshall Thundering Herd vs. Virginia Tech Hokies
CFB: 12:00 PM EST
Dec. 01, 2018
Latest Odds : VT -4.5 Total 53
The Virginia Tech Hokies will host the Marshall Thundering Herd in their season finale. The Hokies are 5-6 and look to move up .500 on the season. Virginia Tech is 5th in the ACC Coastal and beat Virginia in overtime at home last week. The Hokies are just 2-4 at this season and beat Marshall in their last match up in 2013.
The Hokies QB Ryan Willis has had back to back tough games. Willis has throw 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions in each of the last two games. Running back Steven Peoples rushed for 96 yards last week on 19 carries.
The Marshall Thundering Herd momentum and are riding a three game win streak. Marshall is 8-3 on the season and beat FIU on the road last week. The Thundering Herd are 2nd in the C-USA East and are 4-1 on the road this season.
Marshall is led by QB Isaiah Green has been a solid performer for the Thundering Herd. Green has 5 touchdowns over the last three games with 2 interceptions. Running back Brenden Knox rushed for 109 yards last week on 19 carries.
Recent Betting Trends:
Thundering Herd are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in December.
Hokies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
Under is 12-5 in Thundering Herd last 17 vs. a team with a losing record.
Over is 4-0 in Hokies last 4 games following a straight up win.
Free Betting Pick: Marshall Thundering Herd +4.5
Marshall has performed on the road all season while the Hokies carry a losing record on their home field. The Hokies are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. CUSA. The Thundering Herd are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. ACC. Final Score Prediction: Virginia Tech wins but fall short of ATS cover 28-27.