Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Marshall Thundering Herd - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marshall Thundering Herd (12-12) at Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (12-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm (EA Diddle Arena)
The Line: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers -pk -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will host the Marshall Thundering Herd this Saturday.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers come into this game with a 12-12 record and are currently 10th in the Conference USA. Western Kentucky is coming off of a 93-89 loss to UTEP. Through 24 games this season the leading scorer for the Hilltoppers has been Justin Johnson who is averaging 16.0 points per game and 7.8 rebounds. Aaron Cosby is second on the team with 12.2 points per game and 3.5 rebounds.
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The Marshall Thundering Herd comes into this game with a 12-12 record and are currently 3rd in the Conference USA. The Thundering Herd have won their past game against UTSA 109-91. Through 24 games this season the leading scorer for the Thundering Herd has been James Kelly who is averaging 20.3 points per game and 9.7 rebounds. Ryan Taylor is second on the team with 14.7 points per game and 6.6 rebounds with 3.3 assists.
Marshall is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 Saturday games. The Thundering Herd are 12-3-1 against the spread in their last 16 games overall. Western Kentucky is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 Saturday games. The Hilltoppers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and the Marshall Thundering Herd have the same record but Marshall has been better in Conference play. The Marshall Thundering Herd are the better team here but i think Western Kentucky will win this game being at home.