Charlotte - Marshall
|Date & Time||Saturday January 5, 2019, 4:00 PM (EST)|
Charlotte +7 // over-under: 143.5
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CUSA college basketball action features the Marshall Thundering Herd facing the Charlotte 49ers.
The Marshall Thundering Herd opened their CUSA schedule with a 70-67 upset of Old Dominion on Thursday as an eight point road dog.
Marshall burned the nets at 52.7% and limited the Monarchs to 44.5% but the game was close with the visitors going to the line just four times.
Jon Elmore topped the Thundering Herd with 20 points and ten helpers on 9-21 from the floor while Taevion Kinsey added 13 points and seven rebounds.
Jarrod West gave Marshall 12 points and four pulls on 4-5 accuracy followed by Jansson Williams with ten points on 4-8 shooting.
The Charlotte 49ers have struggled throughout the early season and those struggles continued in a 68-50 defeat to visiting Western Kentucky on Thursday.
Charlotte could not get stops with the Hilltoppers sinking half their looks while countering at only 34.8% accuracy which was the difference.
Jon Davis starred for the 49ers pouring in a contest high 24 points with five boards on 8-17 from the floor and 4-4 at the stripe.
Dravon Mangum gave Charlotte 12 points and three yanks but the offense lacked secondary scoring with the rest of the team combining for 14 points.
Marshall are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall and Marshall are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games. Charlotte are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 Saturday games and Charlotte are 19-42 ATS in their last 61 games overall. Home team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
Marshall might not be tearing it up but Charlotte is really struggling…