NCAA Matchups  >>  Marshall Thundering Herd vs. East Carolina Pirates Preview 03/09/2013

The Marshall Thundering Herd and the East Carolina Pirates will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.
Oddsmakers currently have the Pirates listed as 6½-point favorites versus the Thundering Herd, while the game's total is sitting at 153½.
Marshall was an 88-84 winner in their most recent outing at home against Southern Miss. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs.
East Carolina was an 88-85 winner in their most recent outing at home against Tulane. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites.
Marshall:
Team record: 13-17 SU, 6-18-1 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games on the road
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against East Carolina
is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing Southern Miss are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

East Carolina:
Team record: 17-11 SU, 11-8-2 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Marshall
The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 11 games
is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
After playing Tulane are 2-8
After a win are 2-8