Marshall vs. Charlotte Betting Odds & Game Analysis | College Football Week 12 Predictions


By Dan Watson | November 15, 2021, 12:40 am

In a battle of two conference rivals, the Marshall Thundering Herd (6-4, 0-0 C-USA) will face off against the Charlotte 49ers (5-5, 0-0 C-USA). The Thundering Herd are heavy favorites, expected to win by at least two touchdowns (currently -15.5). The expected point total for the matchup is set at 61.5.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Marshall stats and betting info

Betting trends for Marshall

  • Marshall is 5-5-0 ATS this season.
  • The Thundering Herd have a 1-2 record against the spread when favored by 15.5 points or more this season.
  • Five of Marshall’s 10 games with a set total have hit the over (50%).
  • This season, three of Marshall’s 10 games have gone over Saturday’s over/under of 61.5 points.
  • The Thundering Herd have seen a 58.7 average over/under in their games this season, 2.8 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The Thundering Herd collect only 18.7 more yards per game (474.0) than the 49ers allow per contest (455.3).
  • When Marshall picks up more than 455.3 yards, the team is 4-2.
  • The Thundering Herd have turned the ball over 21 times this season, nine more turnovers than the 49ers have forced (12).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 326.5 (3265) 10
Rush yards 147.5 (1475) 77
Points scored 33.8 (338) 29
Pass yards against 181.8 (1818) 9
Rush yards against 199.2 (1992) 112
Points allowed 19.2 (192) 16

Key players for Marshall

  • Grant Wells has 3,093 passing yards (309.3 ypg) to lead Marshall, completing 66.2% of his passes and throwing 13 touchdown passes and 12 interceptions this season.
  • The team’s top rusher, Rasheen Ali, has carried the ball 183 times for 939 yards (93.9 per game), with 17 touchdowns this year. He’s also caught 34 passes for 288 yards (28.8 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Corey Gammage’s 697 receiving yards (69.7 yards per game) lead the team. He has 59 receptions with one touchdown.
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Charlotte stats and betting info

Betting trends for Charlotte

  • Charlotte is 5-4-1 ATS this year.
  • The 49ers are 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 15.5 points or greater this season.
  • Charlotte has hit the over in four of its 10 games with a set total (40%).
  • In Charlotte’s 10 games this season, three have finished with more combined scoring than Saturday’s point total of 61.5.
  • 49ers games have an over/under of 59.2 points this season, 2.3 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.
  • The 49ers average only 18.5 more yards per game (399.5) than the Thundering Herd allow per outing (381.0).
  • When Charlotte totals over 381.0 yards, the team is 3-1.
  • The 49ers have turned the ball over 14 times, two fewer times than the Thundering Herd have forced turnovers (16).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 251.1 (2511) 48
Rush yards 148.4 (1484) 75
Points scored 26.4 (264) 77
Pass yards against 253.5 (2535) 102
Rush yards against 201.8 (2018) 115
Points allowed 30.3 (303) 95

Key players for Charlotte

  • Chris Reynolds leads Charlotte with 2,277 passing yards (227.7 ypg) on 172-of-263 passing with 21 touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season. He also adds 169 rushing yards (16.9 ypg) on 76 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
  • Calvin Camp’s team-high 503 rushing yards (50.3 per game) have come on 90 carries, with three touchdowns this year.
  • Grant Dubose’s 728 receiving yards (72.8 yards per game) lead the team. He has 47 receptions with five touchdowns.

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