Betting on today’s Thundering Herd and Panthers game? Catch the action at GSU Convocation Center in Atlanta, GA, as the Panthers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 150.5 points, and Georgia State is favored by -3.5 to win at home against Marshall.

MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD VS GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Marshall Thundering Herd +3.5

This game will be played at GSU Convocation Center at 7:00 ET on Friday, March 1st.

WHY BET THE MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-72 in favor of the Panthers.
  • Even though we have Georgia State winning straight-up, we like Marshall at +3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Do the Thundering Herd Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?

Marshall has had a tough season, as they have gone just 12-18 overall. They have been even worse on the road, going just 4-11 away from home. The Thundering Herd have lost six straight games, and their average margin of defeat on the road is -8.8 points per game.

Marshall has been the underdog in 14 of their 30 games, and they have gone just 3-11 in those contests. They are coming off an 87-73 loss to Georgia Southern, and they are just 3-7 in their last 10 road games.

Marshall has struggled against the spread this season, going just 11-18. On the road, their ATS mark is 5-10, and they have gone 0-3 vs. the spread in their last 3 road games. As the underdog, the Thundering Herd have gone 4-10 vs. the spread this year and are 0-5 in their last 5 games as the underdog. Overall, their ATS record as the underdog is 3-7 in their last 10 games.

Marshall’s over/under record for the season is 9-19-1, and today’s line of 150.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (154.3). So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line, and over their last three games, the average scoring total is 141 points.

The Marshall offense is coming off a game where they scored 73 points against Georgia Southern. They posted a field goal percentage of 40% and connected on 8 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Kevon Voyles who comes into today’s matchup averaging 14.3. Kamdyn Curfman also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.1.

Coming into the game, Marshall will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 76.5 points per game (273rd). In today’s game, the Marshall defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 5 three-pointers while giving up 87 points.

Will Georgia State Win at Home?

Georgia State enters today’s game against Marshall as the favorite, with a record of 9-5 when favored this season. At home, the Panthers are 6-5, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games at home.

Overall, Georgia State is 13-16 this season, and they have lost two straight games. In their most recent game, the Panthers fell to James Madison by a score of 84-78.

Georgia State’s ATS record this season is just below .500 at 12-14-1, but they have gone 5-5-1 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Panthers have gone 4-5-1 ATS and they are 4-4-1 ATS in their last 10 home games.

Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is similar to the average over/under line in Georgia State’s games this year (149.1). So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points. On the season, their over/under record is 14-13.

In their recent game, the Panthers’ offense concluded with 78 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 76.3 points per contest. Currently leading the team in scoring is Lucas Taylor who comes into today’s matchup averaging 13.9. Toneari Lane also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.

Coming into today’s game, the Georgia State defense is giving up an average of 74.3 points per contest. The Georgia State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 84 points and allowed James Madison to connect on 7 threes.