Looking to win big? The Eagles and Thundering Herd face off at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The Thundering Herd are hosting the game at Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, WV. The over/under for this Sun Belt conference contest is set at 153.5 points, with the Thundering Herd being the favored team playing at home against the Eagles.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES VS MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD BETTING PICK

The Pick: Marshall Thundering Herd -11.5

This game will be played at Cam Henderson Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, January 10th.

WHY BET THE MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 79-66 in favor of the Thundering Herd.
  • Not only will Marshall pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -11.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 153.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Can the Eagles Offense Score Enough in Huntington?

Georgia Southern is 2-13 overall and 2-1 in the Sun Belt, but just 1-10 on the road. As the underdog, they are 2-12, and they come in off a 76-68 win over Louisiana-Monroe.

For the season, the Eagles are being outscored by an average of 14.8 points per game on the road. Over their last 10 road games, their record is 1-9, and over their last five, it is 1-4.

Georgia Southern's ATS record this season is 4-10-1, and they are 2-8-1 ATS on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Eagles have gone 4-6 vs. the spread. On the road this year, their ATS mark is 2-7-1.

So far this season, the over/under record for Georgia Southern games is 9-6, and today's line of 153.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143.8). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 163 points, and their OU record over their last three games is 3-0.

Georgia Southern finished with 76 points in their game against Louisiana-Monroe. This total surpasses their season-average of 68.9 points per game. Leading Georgia Southern in scoring vs. Louisiana-Monroe was Eugene Brown III with his 20 points. Tyren Moore also added 14 points for the Eagles.

Facing Marshall, Georgia Southern aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 79.6 points allowed per game (286th). So far, the Georgia Southern defense is giving up an average of 11.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.8 times per game (672nd).

Can the Thundering Herd Grab a Win at Home?

Marshall enters today's game against Georgia Southern as the favorite, and they have gone 4-4 in their eight games as the favorite this season. The Thundering Herd have an average scoring margin of +1.7 points per game at home this year, and they are 3-3 at home.

So far this season, Marshall has gone 8-8, and they have won their last three games. In Sun Belt play, the Thundering Herd are 3-0, and they are 5-8 in non-conference action. Their record at home over their last ten games is 6-4.

Marshall has been favored in 8 games this season and has gone 4-4 vs. the spread in those contests. Their home ATS mark is 3-3 and they are 1-1 ATS in their last 3 home games. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Thundering Herd have gone just 4-6 vs. the spread.

Marshall's over/under record for the season is 4-11 and the average scoring total in their games is 150.5 points. Today's over/under line of 153.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (154.2). So far, 10 of their games have finished with fewer points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 1-2.

In their most recent game, the Thundering Herd's offense tallied 79 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 76.1 points per game. Kevon Voyles is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today's matchup with an average of 13.6. Meanwhile, Obinna Anochili-Killen also brings a PPG average of 16.2 into the game.

So far, the Thundering Herd's defense is ranked 236th in the country at 75.9 points per contest. 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 4 three-pointers while giving up 75 points.