Check out our free Georgia Southern vs. Marshall preview for this week 11 college football game in Huntington. See who we think will win and cover the spread in this NCAA preseason showdown.
- Georgia Southern is ranked 12th in throwing yards.
- Marshall’s defense ranks 109th in terms of points allowed.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN VS MARSHALL PREVIEW
The Eagles and Thundering Herd meet at Joan C. Edwards Stadium at 7:00 p.m. ET in a week 11 NCAAF showdown. The action will be televised on NFLN on Saturday, November 11th.The Eagles are 2 point road favorites in this Sun Belt contest. Will they win and cover the spread while on the road?
GEORGIA SOUTHERN VS. MARSHALL MATCHUP AT A GLANCE
- Sport: College Football
- Teams: Georgia Southern Eagles at Marshall Thundering Herd
- Where: Huntington at Joan C. Edwards Stadium
- Date: Saturday, November 11th
GEORGIA SOUTHERN PREVIEW: CAN GEORGIA SOUTHERN SECURE ANOTHER VICTORY?
Georgia Southern’s record dipped to 6-3 after their recent game against Texas State. The Eagles were defeated 45-24 in the final game. Georgia Southern is 4-3-1 against the spread this season. The Eagles have been favored four times and underdog three times. The average over/under line for Georgia Southern games this season has been 63.5 points. The Eagles have a 3-4-1 over/under record into this week’s game.
Against Texas State, the Eagles passed the ball 27 times for 195 yards and one touchdown. They concluded with two running touchdowns and averaged 6.4 yards per carry. Davis Brin threw one touchdown pass in Georgia Southern’s loss to Texas State. He had an overall passer rating of 84.65 and completed 66.7% of his passes for 195 yards.
Georgia Southern’s defense allowed Texas State 491 yards of offense. They gave up 301 yards in the passing game and 190 yards on the ground. Georgia Southern’s defense ranks 100th in points allowed, allowing 26.9 per game heading into their game against Marshall. So far, opponents have averaged 246.7 passing yards per game (136th in the nation). They allow 148.6 rushing yards per game, which ranks them 89th in NCAA football.
MARSHALL PREVIEW: WILL MARSHALL BULD OFF THEIR WIN?
Marshall comes into this game with an overall record of 4-5. Unfortunately, their most recent performance resulted in a 31-9 loss against Appalachian State. Marshall’s season average score differential is -5.6, resulting in an ATS record of 2-6. The Thundering Herd have been the favorite four times and the underdog four times this season. Marshall has a 4-4 over/under record so far this season. Their encounters have resulted in a combined score of 51.3 points on average, with an over/under line of 48.1 points.
The Thundering Herd offense generated 255 yards of offense versus Appalachian State, with 111 yards coming from running plays and 144 yards coming from passing plays. They converted four of eleven third-down attempts and tossed one touchdown in total. Cam Fancher ended with 25 passing attempts against Appalachian State in their most recent game. He finished the game with 144 passing yards and 56.0% completion rate. He also threw three interceptions in the loss.
Marshall’s defense surrendered 385 yards versus Appalachian State. This includes allowing 156 yards on the ground and 229 passing yards. As they prepare for this game, Marshall’s defense is rated 145th in passing yards allowed per game. Opponents have attempted 30.2 passes on average against the Thundering Herd. They have allowed 28.4 points per game this season, ranking them 109th in college football. They rank 135th in the NCAA in rush defense.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN VS MARSHALL BETTING ODDS, TRENDS & ANALYSIS
Georgia Southern will be searching for vengeance in this week’s game after Marshall won their most recent meeting 23-10. When comparing the two attacks in this game, Marshall rushed for 255 yards and threw for 274. Georgia Southern finished with 205 points while racing for 179.
Georgia Southern was the 1-point road favorite when the lines opened. As a result, the oddsmakers changed the lines to favor them at -2. Georgia Southern opened at -130 on the moneyline and has now increased to -135, giving them a 57% implied win percentage. Meanwhile, Marshall has implied odds of 48% and a moneyline of +110. The moneyline for the Thundering Herd began at +110.
KEY BETTING TRENDS
- Georgia Southern has a 3-6-1 record against the spread in their last ten games.
- Marshall is 5-5 against the spread in the last ten games at home.
- Marshall has a 0-3 ATS record as an underdog in their last three games.
- Georgia Southern is 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five games as the favorite.
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