The Oakland Golden Grizzlies and Marshall Thundering Herd face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at John Gray Gymnasium. Here you can read our Marshall vs Oakland Prediction,
Oakland Pick up Key Win
Oakland hasn’t had the best start to the season, but they are coming off a solid win on Monday. Oakland faced off against Loyola Marymount, and the offense scored 74 points on the way to the victory. Trey Townsend had a strong game putting up 18 points, two rebounds, and one assist. Oakland on the season is averaging 71.6 points while their defense is giving up 71.8 points per game. In this game, it’s going to be important that the defense steps up. If the defense struggles, it could be a long game.
Marshall Looks to Continue Hot Shooting
Marshall comes into this game with a 2-2 record overall and they are coming off a big win on Monday over FIU. The Marshall offense put up 80 points and that was enough for 11 point victory. Kevon Voyles had a strong game putting up 18 points. Marshall on the season is averaging 72.8 points while their defense is giving up 72.8 points per game. One area this team struggles is from deep. They are shooting only 26.4 percent from deep. There are four different players that are averaging at least 13 points per game.
Shane’s Free Pick
This game is going to be higher scoring and the pace is going to be quick. Marshall scored 80 points on Monday and they are going to want to push the pace here. Oakland will be happy to play the faster pace and there won’t be a whole lot of defense played by either team. Back the over to cash here with ease. It’s also a lean with Marshall to cover the spread because they do have the better offense.