Old Dominion Monarchs vs. Marshall Thundering Herd - 11/5/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marshall Thundering Herd (2-6) at Old Dominion Monarchs (5-3)
College Football: Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Foreman Field)
The Line: Old Dominion Monarchs -11.5 -- Over/Under: 60 See the Latest Odds
The Marshall Thundering Herd will travel to play the Old Dominion Monarchs in a Conference USA college football game on in week 10.
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 5-3 (3-1) this season after beating UTEP by a score of 31-21 in their last game. Old Dominion has won 4 of their last 5 games and is sitting in second place of the C-USA East standings. The Old Dominion offense is averaging 32.4 points per game with 175.2 rushing yards and 235 passing yards per game. David Washington is completing 57.7% of his passes for 1748 yards, 16 touchdowns, and 3 interceptions for Old Dominion. Ray Lawry has rushed for 531 yards and 5 touchdowns, while Jeremy Cox has added 475 yards and 10 touchdowns for Old Dominion. Zach Pascal has caught 40 passes for 560 yards and 5 touchdowns, while Travis Fulgham has added 21 catches for 319 yards and 4 scores for the Monarchs. The Old Dominion defense is giving up 29.1 points per game with 166.8 rushing yards and 240.8 passing yards per game. TJ Ricks has led the Old Dominion defense with 66 tackles and 1.5 sacks, while Anthony Wilson has added 56 tackles, 7 tackles for loss, and 4 sacks. Brad Davis has gone 6-7 on field goals, with a long of 43 yards.
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The Marshall Thundering Herd are 2-6 (1-3) this season after losing to Southern Miss by a score of 24-14 in their last game. Marshall has lost two games in a row and is sitting in 6th place of the C-USA standings. The Marshall offense is averaging 30.1 points per game with 106.2 rushing yards and 259.2 passing yards per game. Chase Litton is completing 61.7% of his passes for 1978 yards, 17 touchdowns, and 7 interceptions for Marshall. Keion Davis has rushed for 469 yards and 6 touchdowns, while Hyleck Foster has added 235 yards for Marshall. Josh Knight has caught 41 passes for 466 yards and 4 touchdowns, while Michael Clark has added 30 catches for 550 yards and 5 touchdowns for the Thundering Herd. The Marshall defense is giving up 34.6 points per game with 201.9 rushing yards and 266.9 passing yards per game. Chase Hancock has led the Marshall defense with 58 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, and 1.5 sacks, while Chris Jackson has added 27 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, and 2 interceptions. Amoreto Curraj has gone 4-9 on field goals, with a long of 39 yards.
Marshall is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 conference games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on turf. The under is 4-0 in Marshall’s last 4 games. Old Dominion is 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games on turf. The over is 5-1 in Old Dominion’s last 6 conference games.
Old Dominion is at home for this game and is competing for a conference championship, while Marshall comes into this game after struggling for most of the season. Old Dominion has the slightly better offense and is better on defense. With that in mind, I like Old Dominion at home.