The Marshall Thundering Herd (6-4) and Georgia Southern Eagles (5-5) will battle in clash of Sun Belt foes at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, Georgia.
Marshall vs. Georgia Southern Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with bookmakers listing Marshall as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Marshall has -260 odds to pick up the win, while Georgia Southern is listed at +207 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 52.5 points.
How to Watch Marshall vs. Georgia Southern Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: Statesboro, Georgia
- Stadium: Allen E. Paulson Stadium
Defensively, Marshall has been a top-25 unit, ranking ninth-best by allowing just 276.4 yards per game. The offense ranks 69th (385.5 yards per game). Marshall ranks 93rd in points scored this year (23.9 points per game), but has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, ranking eighth-best in the FBS with 16.1 points allowed per game. Marshall has been a bottom-25 pass offense this year, ranking 22nd-worst with 192.1 passing yards per contest. The defense is ranked 28th in the FBS (194.0 passing yards allowed per game). Marshall ranks 29th in rushing yards this year (193.4 rushing yards per game), but has been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking third-best in the FBS with 82.4 rushing yards allowed per game. Marshall owns the 103rd-ranked offense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (34.8% conversion rate), and has been more effective defensively, ranking best with a 21.9% third-down conversion rate allowed. With 22 forced turnovers (third in the FBS) against 17 turnovers committed (93rd in the FBS), Marshall (+5) has the 31st-ranked turnover margin in college football.
On the defensive side of the ball, Georgia Southern is bottom-25, surrendering 482.5 total yards per game (fourth-worst). On the bright side, it is dominating on the offensive side of the ball, putting up 475.2 total yards per contest (17th-best). Georgia Southern has not been getting things done defensively, ranking 20th-worst with 31.7 points allowed per game. It has been better on offense, regstering 34.3 points per contest (28th-ranked). Georgia Southern’s pass offense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks fifth-best in the FBS with 333.9 passing yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is allowing 256.2 passing yards per game, which ranks 103rd. Georgia Southern ranks 80th in rushing yards per game (141.3), but it has been less productive defensively, ranking third-worst in the FBS with 226.3 rushing yards conceded per contest. Georgia Southern’s third-down defense ranks 70th in the FBS with a 38.8% third-down conversion percentage allowed, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks 12th-best by posting a 49.4% third-down rate. Georgia Southern has compiled 16 forced turnovers (41st in the FBS) and committed 15 turnovers (74th in the FBS) this season for a +1 turnover margin that ranks 61st in the FBS.
Marshall vs. Georgia Southern Betting Analysis
Marshall Betting Insights
Marshall has covered the spread five times over 10 games with a set spread. In games it has played as 7-point favorites or more, Marshall has an ATS record of 1-3. Marshall games have gone over the total twice this season. The Thundering Herd have won two of the six games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (33.3%). The Thundering Herd have a 0-1 record (winning only 33.3% of their games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -260 or shorter.
Eagles Betting Insights
Georgia Southern have registered a 6-4-0 record against the spread this year. In games this year when an underdog by 7 points or more, Georgia Southern is 3-1 against the spread. Games involving Georgia Southern have hit the over on five occasions this season. The Eagles have entered the game as underdogs eight times this season and won three of those games. The Eagles have entered five games this season as the underdog by +207 or more and are 1-1 in those contests.
Marshall vs. Georgia Southern Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||51.1||53.1||49.0|
|Implied Total AVG||32.7||35.4||30.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-4||1-2||1-2|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||3-0||1-0||2-0|
|Point Total AVG||63.8||62.4||64.8|
|Implied Total AVG||38.0||39.5||37.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||1-0||1-0||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||3-5||1-1||2-4|
Players to Watch
- Owen Porter has suited up for 10 games, delivering 7.5 sacks to go with 7.0 TFL, 29 tackles, and one interception for the Thundering Herd.
- Eli Neal has hit the gridiron for 10 games, delivering 48 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks for the Thundering Herd.
- Micah Abraham has helped carry the Thundering Herd’s defense with five interceptions to go along with 21 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and six passes defended in 10 games.
- With 1.5 sacks to go along with 3.0 TFL, 36 tackles, and two interceptions, Charlie Gray has helped propel the Thundering Herd’s defense over 10 games.
- In 10 games for the Eagles, Justin Ellis has totaled 4.5 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL and 22 tackles.
- The Eagles’ Anthony Wilson has collected 1.5 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL, 27 tackles, and one interception in 10 games.
- In 10 games for the Eagles, Derrick Canteen has collected 25 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception.
- Marques Watson-Trent has totaled 0.5 sacks to go with 23 tackles in 10 games for the Eagles.
Marshall vs. Georgia Southern Predictions and Pick
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Our pick to win this matchup is Marshall, and we predict that Georgia Southern will cover the spread (Marshall -7). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 52.5 points.