Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Thundering Herd vs Blazers CBB Odds
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(20-9) Marshall Thundering Herd vs. UAB Blazers (17-12)
Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM ET
Venue: Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: UAB -3.5
CBB Betting Total: 159
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Marshall Thundering Herd
Marshall just blew out a Charolette squad on Senior Night scoring triple digits 103-75. Now they hit the road for their next two contests as they try and hold their seeding position.
Points are easy to come by for this squad as they average 85 PPG, and they play an unselfish style of play ranking 8th overall for APG. On the road they are own a FG% of 46.39%, while they make 34.36% of their three pointers.
Defensively they just aren’t getting it done allowing 79 PPG, which ranks 320th in the nation. They also rank 261st in RPG on the road, something UAB can take advantage of.
This is one of the fastest moving teams ranking 5th overall in tempo, and they have the scorers in Jon Elmore and C.J. Burks, but if they want to make a run in the Conference USA tourney then they’ll need to put some emphasis on defense.
UAB has been struggling to find consistency as they’ve gone 4-6 in their last 10 matchups, while also going 3-7 ATS in that span. Their latest game wasn’t much of a contest as Middle Tennessee blew them out 79-54.
On the offense they rank 131st in offensive efficiency. They may only average 76 PPG at home, but they’re efficient knocking in 48.51% of their shots.
Defensively they rank 126th in defensive efficiency. At home they only give up 65 PPG, while they own the boards ranking 21st in RPG.
They have a chance at getting revenge against this Marshall squad that was able to have their way against them winning 86-78 in overtime, but they’ll need to play their style of basketball.
CBB Betting Trends:
- MRSH are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 road games.
- MRSH are 3-8-1 ATS in the last 12 meetings.
- Under is 10-2-1 in UAB last 13 Thu. games.
- Under is 20-8-2 in UAB last 30 overall.
Free Marhsall Thundering Herd vs. UAB Blazers NCAAB Prediction: Marshall’s style of play gets the better of UAB, again.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Marshall +3.5
In their earlier meeting Marshall only shot 37.5% from the field and scored 76 points before heading to overtime. Marshall has shot 53% or better in four of their last five contests.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Marshall 82 – UAB 75
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