Old Dominion Monarchs at Marshall Thundering Herd Free Prediction 01/18/20

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The Old Dominion Monarchs (6-11, 2-2 CUSA) head to Henderson Center to square off against the Marshall Thundering Herd (8-10, 2-3 CUSA). The Monarchs can put an end to a six-game road losing streak. The game gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

Old Dominion Monarchs at Marshall Thundering Herd ATS Odds

Both teams lost a tough one in their last game. The Thundering Herd fell to the Charlotte 49ers, 77-75, while the Monarchs were defeated by the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, 71-69.

Old Dominion had an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.5 (above their season average of 30.0) while Marshall had an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.0 (above their season average of 29.9). Taevion Kinsey had a good game for Marshall, contributing 29 points and 11 rebounds. Meanwhile, Jason Wade was a key piece for Old Dominion with 22 points and 10 rebounds.

The Thundering Herd won the only contest between these two teams last season, 70-67. Marshall had a better turnover percentage (11.0 vs. 13.6). Old Dominion, on the other hand, did a great job of making free throws (9-12; 75.0 percent). This is the first time these teams will battle this year.

This game should be a matchup of contrasting styles. Marshall has preferred an up-and-down style of play (17th in possessions per game), while Old Dominion has been more methodical (289th in possessions per game).

Old Dominion at Marshall Odds Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Old Dominion, ATS Winner – Old Dominion, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Old Dominion ranks 66th in rebounds per game (38.5) while Marshall ranks 256th in rebounds allowed per game (39.1).
  • The Thundering Herd rank 111th in three pointers attempted per game (22.8) while the Monarchs rank 242nd (18.0).
  • Marshall blocks 6.3 opponent shots per game, which is ranked sixth in the NCAA. Old Dominion ranks 128th in blocks allowed per game (4.0).
  • The Monarchs rank 24th in steals allowed per game (5.1) while the Thundering Herd rank 200th (8.6).
  • Marshall ranks 113th in assists per game (13.6) while Old Dominion ranks 254th (9.2).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Thundering Herd have scored an average of 71.4 points per game (3.9 below their season average) and allowed an average of 69.8 points per game (1.9 below their season average).
  • The Monarchs have outscored opponents by an average of 6.4 points in their last five games. For the season, Old Dominion has lost by an average of 1.3 points.