Marshall Thundering Herd (6-2) at Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (8-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Thomas Assembly Center)
The Line: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs +2 -- Over/Under: 151.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Marshall Thundering Herd and Louisiana Tech Bulldogs meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Thomas Assembly Center.
The Marshall Thundering Herd look for a win to build on their 6-2 record. The Marshall Thundering Herd are averaging 80.4 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 71 points on 40.2 percent shooting. Taevion Kinsey is averaging 21.8 points and 5.8 rebounds while Jarrod West is averaging 14.8 points and 3.2 rebounds. Darius George is grabbing five rebounds and Jannson Williams is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Marshall Thundering Herd are shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Marshall Thundering Herd are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game.
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs look for a win to build on their 8-2 record. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are averaging 74.8 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 66.4 points on 41 percent shooting. Kalob Ledoux is averaging 14.4 points and four rebounds while Kenneth Lofton Jr. is averaging 10.3 points and 6.8 rebounds. JaColby Pemberton is dishing 1.7 assists and Amorie Archibald is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 66.3 percent from the free throw line. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.8 rebounds per game.
The Thundering Herd are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Bulldogs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Thundering Herd last 7 road games. The over is 5-2 in Bulldogs last 7 home games. The underdog is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings. The home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Marshall Thundering Herd are probably the better team here overall, but we're getting a free bucket with a team that's playing well in their own right nd just beat Marshall yesterday. It's hard not to side with the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and the free bucket.