Marshall Thundering Heard at Charlotte 49ers
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 4:30 PM (McColl-Richardson Field)
Marshall Thundering Heard -7.0 . Total 56.0 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Marshall Thundering Heard travel to square off against the Charlotte 49ers in a Conference USA battle. The Thundering Heard are (7-3), coming off a 31-10 victory over LA Tech. The 49ers are (5-5) and have won 3 in a row. The 49ers are coming off a bye week, but in their previous game beat UTEP, 28-21.
In the Thundering heard win over LA Tech, Marshall was led offensively by running back Brendan Knox. Knox rushed for 113 yds on 25 carries and 2 scores. Marshall quarterback Isaiah Green completed 14 of 26 for 213 yds, while throwing 1 touchdown and 1 pick. Marshall trailed 7-0 after the first and then put up 17 unanswered points in the 2nd quarter. Marshall out gained LA Tech 405 to 261. Marshall forced 2 turnovers in the win.
The 49ers were carried offensively by quarterback Chris Reynolds in the win over UTEP. Reynolds was 24 of 35 for 354 yds, 2 touchdowns and threw 1 interception. Reynolds also added 91 yds rushing in the game. The 49ers used a big 2nd half to over come a 21-7 deficit at the start of the 3rd quarter. Charlotte held UTEP without a point in the 2nd half. The 49ers converted on 8 of their 14 chances on 3rd down.
Recent Betting Trends:
Thundering Heard are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games.
Thundering Heard are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS win.
The over is 9-4 in Thundering Heard last 13 games overall.
49ers are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 home games.
49ers are 2-5 ATS int heir last 7 games overall.
The over is 7-3 in 49ers last 10 games overall.
Both teams are 4-6 ATS this season, while Marshall has won 3 of the last 4 matchups. The Thundering Heard have out done the 49ers 3 game win streak, by winning their own last 5 games. Charlotte has 3 defensive players that are questionable for the game. Charlotte has one of the better offenses in the country, ranking in the top 50. However, the Charlotte defense is not as good, giving up an average of over 35 points per contest. Both teams should be able to put up points, as the Thundering Heard have scored at least 26 points in 4 of their last 5 games. I'll take the over here. Final score prediction, Marshall will win and the total goes over, 35-28.