Marshall vs. Wyoming - 12/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wyoming Cowboys (7-4) at Marshall Thundering Herd (3-7)
College Basketball: Monday, December 21, 2015 at 10:30 pm (Cox Pavillion)
The Line: Marshall Thundering Herd +3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Marshall Thundering Herd and the Wyoming Cowboys face off on Monday in college basketball action.
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 3-7 this season and they are coming off of a loss that ended a three game winning streak. Marshall is averaging 76.7 points per game and they are shooting 42.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 83.2 points and their opponents are shooting 46.9 percent. Ryan Taylor leads the Thundering Herd averaging 16.1 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. James Kelly is averaging 15.9 points and 9.2 rebounds, Stevie Browning is averaging 11.6 points and 5.6 rebounds, and Austin Loop is averaging 10.7 points. Marshall is having trouble on defense as their opponents are scoring at will.
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The Wyoming Cowboys are 7-4 and they have won their last two games. Wyoming is averaging 69.2 points and they are shooting 45 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.6 points and their opponents are shooting 41.9 percent. Josh Adams leads the Cowboys averaging 23.7 points per game. Jason McManamen is averaging 11.5 points, Justin James is averaging 8.3 points, and Alan Herndon is averaging 7.5 points and 5.1 rebounds. Wyoming doesn’t appear to be as good as the teams they have had in recent years.
Marshall is 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 games, 2-6 against the spread in their last eight non-conference games, and 0-8 against the spread following a loss. Wyoming is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 4-1 against the spread against Conference USA, and 4-16-2 against the spread against a team with a losing record.
This isn’t a great Wyoming team but this is a bad Marshall team.