Marshall Thundering Herd at William & Mary Tribe ATS Odds

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Expect a high-scoring game when the William & Mary Tribe (3-2) and the Marshall Thundering Herd (4-2) go head-to-head at Kaplan Arena. The games Over/Under (O/U) opened at 174 points with William & Mary set as a 3.5-point favorite. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs. William & Mary Tribe ATS Preview

The Thundering Herd had no trouble getting past the Concord Mountain Lions in their last contest, 106-70. Jon Elmore was the top scorer from either team with 22 points on 6-for-14 shooting. Marshall played a flawless game. They had a fantastic free throw rate of 0.352 (above their season average of 0.287) and a turnover percentage of 15.0 (better than their season average of 15.0). For those same stats, Concord was 0.082 and 21.8, respectively. The last time the Tribe played, they defeated the Old Dominion Monarchs, 79-77. William & Mary rallied around David Cohn, who led the team in scoring with 25 points on 8-for-10 shooting. The Tribe were 8-10 from the foul line (80.0 percent) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.740 (above their season average of 0.527). The high-powered offense of William & Mary will face off against the porous defense of Marshall. Since last season, the Tribe rank 32nd in offensive efficiency, while the Thundering Herd are 274th in defensive efficiency. The Tribe figure to have the edge on that end of the court. Ball protection should be an advantage for the Thundering Herd. They rank 19th at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 16.1 percent), while the Tribe have forced the 10th-fewest turnovers in the NCAA (opponents turnover percentage of 15.6 percent). Of Marshall’s 3 games with betting action, two have finished over the O/U total, while 1 of William & Mary’s 2 games have finished over the projected point total. The Thundering Herd have the better straight up (SU) record (4-2 vs. 3-2), but the Tribe hold the clear advantage against the spread (ATS) (2-0 vs. 1-2).

Marshall Thundering Herd vs. William & Mary Tribe Odds Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – William & Mary, ATS Winner – Marshall, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2016-Present):

  • The Thundering Herd average 4.1 blocks per game, which ranks 69th in the NCAA. The Tribe rank 161st in blocks allowed per game (3.5).
  • Marshall averages 6.2 steals per game, which ranks 150th in the NCAA. William & Mary ranks 174th in steals allowed per game (6.4).
  • Marshall averages 27.7 three pointers per game, which ranks seventh in the NCAA. William & Mary ranks 280th in three pointers allowed per game (24.3).
  • The Tribe average 17.2 assists per game, which ranks 10th in the NCAA. The Thundering Herd rank 269th in assists allowed per game (15.1).
  • William & Mary ranks 161st in rebounds allowed per game (35.0) while Marshall ranks 323rd (42.0).