Marshall vs. Florida Atlantic - 2/10/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Atlantic Owls (10-14) at Marshall Thundering Herd (16-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Cam Henderson Center)
The Line: Marshall Thundering Herd -10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida Atlantic Owls and Marshall Thundering Herd meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Cam Henderson Center.
The Florida Atlantic Owls need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Florida Atlantic Owls are averaging 68.6 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 68.8 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Justin Massey is averaging 12.7 points and 1.7 assists while Ronald Delph is averaging 13.5 points and 8.8 rebounds. Gerdarius Troutman is the third double-digit scorer and Jailyn Ingram is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Florida Atlantic Owls are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Florida Atlantic Owls are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.3 rebounds per game. The Florida Atlantic Owls have split their last six road games.
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The Marshall Thundering Herd look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 12 games. The Marshall Thundering Herd are averaging 84.9 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 80 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Jon Elmore is averaging 22 points and 7.2 assists while C.J. Burks is averaging 21.2 points and four rebounds. Ajdin Penava is the third double-digit scorer and Jarrod West is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Marshall Thundering Herd are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76.4 percent from the free throw line. The Marshall Thundering Herd are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.5 rebounds per game. The Marshall Thundering Herd have won 13 of their last 14 home games.
The Owls are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 road games, 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Conference USA and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Thundering Herd are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Owls are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings, the home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the favorite is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Marshall Thundering Herd have won each of the last four meetings against FAU and will have the advantage here yet again. The Florida Atlantic Owls aren't a good offensive team and are shooting just 37.1 percent from the field on the road. The Marshall Thundering Herd can run you out of the gym if you're not careful and are shooting 47.2 percent from the field at home. An explosive offensive team against a team that can't score. This could be an ugly victory for Marshall.