Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Thundering Herd versus the Eagles? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse in Statesboro, GA. The over/under for this Sun Belt conference contest is set at 154.5 points, with Georgia Southern being favored by -1.5 at home against Marshall.

MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD VS GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgia Southern Eagles -1.5

This game will be played at W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 28th.

WHY BET THE GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-71 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Not only will Georgia Southern pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 154.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will Marshall Win on the Road?

Marshall has an overall record of 12-17 and is currently on a five-game losing streak. Their record in the Sun Belt is 7-9, compared to 5-8 in non-conference play. On the road, the Thundering Herd are 4-10, and they have lost their last five away from home.

So far this season, Marshall has been the underdog in 13 of their 29 games, going 3-10 in those contests. Their average scoring margin on the road is -8.4 points per game, and their record as the underdog is 8-7. In their most recent game, they lost to Appalachian State by a score of 65-58.

Marshall's ATS record this season is 11-17, and they have gone 0-3 vs. the spread in their last 3 road games. As the underdog, the Thundering Herd are 4-9 vs. the spread this year and just 0-5 in their last 5 games as the underdog. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Marshall's ATS mark is 3-7.

Marshall's over/under record this season is 8-19-1 and today's line of 154.5 is similar to the average OU line in their games (154.3). So far, 20 of their games have finished with fewer points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 135 points, which is 19 points fewer than today's over/under line.

Against Appalachian State, the Marshall had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 73.6 points per game. They scored 58 points and posted a field goal percentage of 32.9% in the game. The team's scoring leader is Kevon Voyles, who holds an average of 14 as they head into today's matchup. Additionally, Kamdyn Curfman is averaging 13.2 points per game this season.

Currently, the Thundering Herd's defense holds the 271st rank in the nation, allowing 76.1 points per game. Marshall's three-point defense is currently 186th in the country at 7.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.8% of their shots vs. Marshall.

Will the Eagles Win at Home?

Georgia Southern comes into this game with a 6-23 record, including a 4-7 mark at home. They have gone 6-10 in Sun Belt play compared to 0-13 in non-conference games. Over their last ten games at home, they have gone 4-6.

So far this season, the Eagles have been the underdog in 25 of their 29 games, going 4-21 in those games. They are 2-2 when favored, and they have been favored in four games.

Georgia Southern's ATS record this season is 12-15-2, including a home ATS mark of 6-4-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Eagles are 6-3-1 vs. the spread.

Georgia Southern's over/under record this season is 18-11 and the average over/under line in their games is 146.6. So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today's over/under line of 154.5. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 160 points and their over/under record over their last 10 games is 7-3.

The Georgia Southern offense is coming off a game in which they scored 74 points vs. James Madison. Overall their field goal percentage was 44.3% while connecting on 9 threes. Tyren Moore was the leading scorer for the Eagles, putting up 27 points. In addition, Avantae Parker contributed 17 points.

So far, the Eagles' defense is ranked 314th in the country at 79.7 points per contest. So far, the Georgia Southern defense is giving up an average of 10.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13 times per game (677th).