Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Thundering Herd versus the Golden Panthers? Tip off is at at 5:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FloH. The game will be played at John Gray Gymnasium in George Town, Cayman Islands. The over/under for this game is set at 155.5 points, and the Golden Panthers are the home favorites against the Thundering Herd in a non-conference matchup.
MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD VS FIU GOLDEN PANTHERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: FIU Golden Panthers -1.5
This game will be played at John Gray Gymnasium at 5:00 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE FIU GOLDEN PANTHERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Golden Panthers.
- Not only will FIU pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 155.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Will the Thundering Herd Defense Show Up in George Town?
Marshall will be playing their 4th game of the season with an overall record of 1-2. In the previous five games on the road, Marshall has gone 2-3. When looking at Marshall’s ATS performance, they currently hold a 1-2 record. Taking into account their last ten games, including those from the previous season, Marshall has gone 5-5 vs. the spread.
Looking at their over/under performance through three games, Marshall has an over/under record of 1-2-0, with their games averaging 144.3 points per game on average. Over the course of the last five games, the Thundering Herd’s games have averaged 69 points per game, along with an over/under record of 1-4.
Coming off their recent game, the Marshall offense tallied 60 points in a matchup against Utah State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 35%, and they made 4 threes. The team’s top scorer is Kevon Voyles, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 14.3, while Kamdyn Curfman also maintains a PPG average of 13.7 leading up to the game.
In terms of defense, Marshall is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 74.0 points per game. Marshall’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Utah State offense to knock down 54% of their shots on their way to putting up 83 points.
Does FIU Have What it Takes at Home?
So far this season, FIU has a record of 1-4. When playing on the road, the Golden Panthers have yet to win a game, going 0-2. At home, they have a record of 1-2. As FIU enters today’s game, they currently have a 0-5 ATS record. Over their last five games, the team has gone 1-4 vs. the spread.
Through five games, FIU has an over/under record of 4-1-0 with their games averaging a combined 153 points per game so far. When looking at the Golden Panthers’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 73 points per game.
The FIU offense is coming off a game where they scored 71 points against Akron. They posted a field goal percentage of 43.4% and connected on 8 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Petar Krivokapic with 26 points. Arturo Dean also added 14 points for the Golden Panthers.
Coming into the game, FIU will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 80.8 points per game (174th). FIU’s three-point defense is currently 61st in the country at 8.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 52.5% of their shots vs. FIU.