Marshall Thundering Herd vs. Old Dominion Monarchs - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Old Dominion Monarchs (15-11) at Marshall Thundering Herd (14-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Cam Henderson Center)
The Line: Marshall Thundering Herd -3.5 -- Over/Under: 149.5 See the Latest Odds
The Marshall Thundering Herd will host the Old Dominion Monarchs.
The Marshall Thundering Herd come into this game with a 14-12 record and are currently 3rd in the Conference USA. The Thundering Herd have won their past 3 games with their most recent game being a 87-72 win over Charlotte. Through 26 games this season the leading scorer for the Thundering Herd has been James Kelly who is averaging 20.7 points per game and 10.0 rebounds. Jon Elmore is second on the team with 14.9 points per game and 5.6 assists.
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The Old Dominion Monarchs come into this game with a 15-11 record and are currently 5th in the Conference USA. The Monarchs have won 5 out of their last 6 games with their most recent game being a 59-56 win over Western Kentucky. Through 26 games this season the leading scorer for the Monarchs has been Trey Freeman who is averaging 21.4 points per game and 3.7 rebounds. Aaron Bacote is second on the team with 13.2 points per game and 2.6 rebounds.
Old Dominion is 4-1-1 against the spread in their last 6 games overall. The Monarchs are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last 6 games vs. Conference USA opponents. Marshall is 7-1-1 against the spread in their last 9 home games. The Thundering Herd are 14-3-1 against the spread in their last 18 games overall.
The Marshall Thundering Herd have been rolling winning their past 3 games. Old Dominion has been playing well lately as well winning 5 out of their last 6 games. The Thundering Herd should be able to win this game and cover at home.