Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs. Marshall Thundering Herd - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marshall Thundering Herd (11-12) at Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners (4-19)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm (UTSA Convocation Center)
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The Marshall Thundering Herd will travel to play the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners in a C-USA game on Saturday.
The Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners are 4-19 (2-8) and are coming off of a loss to Western Kentucky by a score of 83-71. UTSA has lost 5 games in a row and is currently last in the C-USA standings. UTSA has had conference wins against UTEP and Rice. UTSA is averaging 71.5 points per game while giving up 84.2 points per game. UTSA is also averaging 34.6 rebounds per game and 10.9 assists per game. Ryan Bowie is averaging 17.1 points per game and 7.1 rebounds per game for UTSA. Christian Wilson is averaging 16.1 points per game and 3.9 assists per game for the Roadrunners. UTSA is shooting 70.6% on free throws, 31.1% on three-pointers, and 41.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Marshall Thundering Herd are 11-12 (7-3) and are coming off of a loss to UTEP by a score of 112-108. Marshall has lost 2 games in a row and is currently 2nd in the C-USA standings. Marshall’s other two conference losses came against UAB and Charlotte. Marshall is averaging 83.5 points per game while giving up 83.3 points per game. Marshall is also averaging 36.9 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game. James Kelly is averaging 20.2 points per game and 9.7 rebounds per game for Marshall. Ryan Taylor is averaging 14.9 points per game and 6.5 rebounds per game for the Thundering Herd. Marshall is shooting 69.6% on free throws, 32.7% on three-pointers, and 45.7% on all field goal attempts.
Marshall is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. Marshall is 11-3-1 ATS in their last 15 games. The over is 5-0 in Marshall’s last 5 road games. UTSA is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. UTSA is 2-9 ATS in their last 11 home games. The over is 4-1 in UTSA’s last 5 games following a double-digit loss at home.
UTSA has played very poorly this season and will be facing a very good Marshall team. UTSA is allowing over 84 points per game, while Marshall is scoring about 84 points per game. Marshall’s defense is also bad, but the UTSA offense is inconsistent. I like Marshall to win this game easily.