Arkansas State vs. Marshall - 12/20/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marshall Thundering Herd (4-6) at Arkansas State Red Wolves (3-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 3:00 pm (ASU Convocation Center)
The Line: Arkansas State Red Wolves -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arkansas State Red Wolves and the Marshall Thundering Herd face off on Saturday at the Convocation Center in college basketball action.
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 3-4 so far this season but are coming off of a win against Mississippi State in their last game. Arkansas State is averaging 67.6 points and they shoot 45.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.1 points and their opponents are shooting 41.6 percent. Anthony Livingston leads the Red Wolves averaging 16 points and 6.4 rebounds. Cameron Golden is averaging 14.9 points, Sean Gardener is averaging 13.4 points, and Nouhoum Bocoum is averaging 8.0 points and 6.4 rebounds. Arkansas State is 1-2 at home this season.
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The Marshall Thundering Herd is 4-6 this season and they are coming off of a win but it was against D-2 King Tornado. Marshall is averaging 70.5 points and they are shooting 41.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.2 points and their opponents are shooting 40.3 percent. Ryan Taylor is averaging 14.8 points and 9.3 rebounds to lead the Thundering Herd. Austin Loop is averaging 9.9 points, Cheikh Sane is averaging 7.2 points and 6.8 rebounds, and Jay Johnson is averaging 6.4 points. Marshall is 0-1 in their only road game this year.
Arkansas State is 10-2 against the spread against Conference USA, 0-6 against the spread in their last six home games, and 0-5 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Marshall is 8-20-1 against the spread in their last 29 non-conference games, 15-36-3 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 12-37-2 against the spread following a win.
Marshall is just terrible and while I don’t love this it’s Arkansas State in just a lean.