Betting on today’s Thundering Herd and Golden Grizzlies game? Catch the action at John Gray Gymnasium in George Town, Cayman Islands, as the Golden Grizzlies hosts this showdown at 1:30 ET on FloH. The Thundering Herd are the favorites in this non-conference matchup against the Golden Grizzlies. The over/under for the game is set at 149 points.
MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD VS OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Oakland Golden Grizzlies +1.5
This game will be played at John Gray Gymnasium at 1:30 ET on Tuesday, November 21st.
WHY BET THE OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Golden Grizzlies.
- Not only will Oakland pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 149 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Do the Thundering Herd Stand a Chance in George Town?
Marshall comes into their 5th game of the season holding a 2-2 record. If Marshall can secure a victory today, they will bring their road record to .500, which is currently 1-2. Prior to today’s game, Marshall holds a 2-2 ATS record. In their previous ten games, including those from last season, Marshall has gone 5-5 against the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Marshall have had an average of 145.5 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 154.1 points. Their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Thundering Herd’s have recorded an over/under record of 0-3 in their last three games, with their games averaging 67 points per game.
The Marshall offense is coming off a game where they scored 80 points against FIU. They posted a field goal percentage of 50% and connected on 7 threes. On offense, Marshall has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 39%. So far, they are 146th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 66%.
On defense, Marshall is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 72.8 points per game. So far, the Marshall defense is giving up an average of 11.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.3 times per game (395th).
Are Oakland Ready for a Home Win?
Heading into their 6th game of the season, Oakland has a record of 2-3. The Golden Grizzlies will be playing their 4th road game of the season, where they are 1-2, while they are also 1-1 at home. As of now, Oakland has a 2-3 record against the spread heading into today’s game. Taking into account the previous season, Oakland has gone 4-6 vs. the spread in their last ten games.
Oakland comes in with an over/under record of 2-3-0 through five games, with their games averaging a combined 143.4 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Golden Grizzlies’ over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 75 points per game.
In their most recent game, the Golden Grizzlies’ offense tallied 74 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 71 points per game. Offensively, the Golden Grizzlies have a season long field goal percentage of 44%, which is 231st in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 132nd in percentage and 91st in three-pointers made.
The Golden Grizzlies’ defense is presently ranked 107th nationally, allowing an average of 71.8 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Oakland’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 44.5% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 29.3% this season.