Western Kentucky vs. Marshall - 1/25/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Marshall Thundering Herd (9-11) at Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (13-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm (E.A. Diddle Arena)
The Line: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers -6.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Marshall Thundering Herd and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers meet Saturday in college basketball action at the E. A. Diddle Arena.
The Marshall Thundering Herd need a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Marshall Thundering Herd are averaging 76.7 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 71.9 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Taevion Kinsey is averaging 14.7 points and 4.9 rebounds while Jarrod West is averaging 14.5 points and 3.7 rebounds. Andrew Taylor is the third double-digit scorer and Iran Bennett is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Marshall Thundering Herd are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 64.6 percent from the free throw line. The Marshall Thundering Herd are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.3 rebounds per game. The Marshall Thundering Herd have lost five of their last seven road games.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers look for a win to build on their four-game winning streak. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are averaging 77.4 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 71.7 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Charles Bassey is averaging 15.3 points and 9.2 rebounds while Taveion Hollingsworth is averaging 13.4 points and 2.9 assists. Carson Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Camron Justice is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.9 rebounds per game. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have won four straight home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Marshall Thundering Herd have been inconsistent overall and haven't won on the road, but they only lose on the road by an average of two points and have covered five of their seven road games. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 8-10 ATS on the season, 4-4 ATS at home and are shooting just 43.7 percent from the field in their last five games, way below season average. I'll take my chances with the Marshall Thundering Herd and the free buckets.