Marshall vs NC State Prediction, Odds Week 6 2023.
Check out our free pick and preview for this week 6 college football matchup between Marshall and NC State in Raleigh. See who we think will win and cover the spread in this NCAA exhibition game.
8.8 yards are given up by Marshall’s defense for each completion.
In passing yards, the NC State Wolfpack are 96th.
Marshall vs NC State Betting Odds
Here are the Marshall vs NC State betting odds:
- Marshall +6.5
- NC State -6.5
- Total: 44.5
Marshall vs NC State Prediction
At Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Thundering Herd will host the Wolfpack.
Kickoff is set for 2:00 PM ET. The match will be broadcast on CW.
The Thundering Herd are 6.5 point away underdogs to NC State in this non-conference matchup.
Marshall vs NC State Matchup at a Glance
- Teams: NC State Wolfpack versus Marshall Thundering Herd
- Where: Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh
- Date: October 7th, Saturday
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 4-0 and are preparing for their game against NC State this week. In their most recent match, they defeated Old Dominion 41–35.
Marshall has a > ATS record for the year and has started every game as the favorite. Marshall has a 2-1 over/under record so far this season.
While the average over/under line was 44.5 points, their games often produced a combined score of 49.8 points.
The Thundering Herd’s final passing total against Old Dominion was 35 attempts for 278 yards and two touchdowns.
They gained 3.8 yards on each carry and scored two rushing touchdowns in the rushing game. Cam Fancher completed 82.9% of his passes for 278 yards against Old Dominion.
He had a passer rating of 106.7 and two touchdown passes throughout the victory.
At the end of the contest, Old Dominion’s defense had gained 434 total yards at the expense of the Thundering Herd.
The team’s run defense gave up 339 running yards as opposed to 95 through the passing game. With 20.5 points allowed per game entering into this week’s game, the Marshall defense is ranked 46th in terms of points allowed.
They have been losing to opponents who have averaged 142.8 passing yards per game (11th in the nation).
They are 138th in NCAA football in terms of rushing yards allowed, giving up 193.8 per game.
NC State Prediction
Following their most recent loss to Louisville, NC State’s overall record dropped to 3-2. The final result of the game was 13-10, with the Wolfpack losing.
This season, NC State has entered two games as the favorite and two games as the underdog. Their current ATS record is 1-3.
This season, NC State had a 1-3 over/under record. Their games have totaled 45.4 points on average, with a 50-point average over/under.
With one rushing touchdown and 89 rushing yards on 31 carries, the Wolfpack’s offense put an end to their contest with Louisville.
Unfortunately, after gaining 112 yards on 25 attempts, their passing attack was unsuccessful in reaching the end zone.
Brennan Armstrong, the quarterback, attempted 25 passes against Louisville in their most recent game. He completed 52.0% of his passes and finished the game with 112 passing yards. He also threw two interceptions in the defeat.
In their final game versus Louisville, NC State’s defense surrendered 306 yards in total. Against NC State, Louisville passed the ball 35 times for 286 yards.
The Wolfpack gave up 20 running yards while on the ground. The Wolfpack defense has 16 sacks and leads the league in quarterback hurries going into this week’s game.
They now rank 60th with 20 points allowed per game. They are 91st nationally in pass defense, allowing 226.4 passing yards per game.
Furthermore, NC State’s defense is giving up 95.6 running yards per game when it comes to stopping the run.
Betting odds, trends, and analysis for Marshall vs. NC State
NC State has hosted Marshall five times in the past, going undefeated 5-0 each time.
NC State has won two of its last three head-to-head meetings by a combined score of 2-1. The previous three times NC State has hosted Marshall, they are 3-0 ATS.
Since the betting lines were first published, NC State’s current line has changed from being -6 to -6.5 (-110). On the other hand, Marshall is currently a +6.5 (-110) point road underdog.
With a change in the moneyline from where they opened at -225 to -246, NC State now has an implied win probability of 71%.
Marshall is now listed at +195 with a 34 percent indicated win probability by the oddsmakers. Marshall’s initial odds on the moneyline were +180.
Marshall vs NC State: Key Trends
- Marshall has compiled an 8-2 record against the spread in their last ten away games.
- NC State has a recent three-game home record of 1-2 against the spread.
- In their ten most recent games as the underdog, NC State had a 5-5 ATS record.
- Marshall has a 2-1 ATS record in their previous three games as the betting favorite.
Marshall vs NC State Free Pick
Free betting prediction for Marshall vs NC State from YouWager.lv: Marshall +6.5
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