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    Khalan Laborn will lead the Marshall Thundering Herd (2-1) into their game versus the Troy Trojans (1-2) at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday at 7:00 PM ET.

    The Thundering Herd are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3.5), versus the Trojans. The over/under for this game is 52 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Marshall vs. Troy

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NFL Network
    • Location: Jackson, Mississippi
    • Stadium: Veterans Memorial Stadium
    Thundering Herd vs Trojans Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Thundering Herd -3.5 -109 -112 52 -110 -110 -163 +134

    Marshall Betting Insights

    • Troy is 2-1-0 against the spread this year.
    • Troy is 2-0 against the spread so far when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs.
    • In Troy’s three games with a set total, two have hit the over (66.7%).

    Marshall Stats & Insights

    • Marshall has been a difficult matchup for opposing teams, ranking top-25 in both total offense (15th-best with 507.7 yards per game) and total defense (23rd-best with 280.7 yards allowed per game) this year.
    • Marshall is averaging 37.3 points per game on offense (41st in the FBS), and ranks 43rd on the other side of the ball with 19.3 points allowed per game.
    • Marshall is averaging 244.3 passing yards per game offensively this year (69th in the FBS), and is giving up 201.7 passing yards per game (55th) on defense.
    • Marshall has been thriving on both offense and defense in the running game, ranking sixth-best in rushing offense (263.3 rushing yards per game) and 17th-best in rushing defense (79.0 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Marshall is averaging a 45.0% third-down percentage on offense (45th in the FBS), and ranks 29th defensively with a 29.3% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Marshall owns the 46th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +1, forcing five turnovers (48th in the FBS) while turning it over four times (50th in the FBS).

    Marshall’s Best Players

    • Henry Colombi has thrown for 688 yards (229.3 ypg) to lead Marshall, completing 77.8% of his passes and tossing four touchdown passes compared to two interceptions this season.
    • Laborn has racked up 422 yards on 67 carries while finding paydirt five times.
    • Ethan Payne has carried the ball 17 times for 129 yards (43.0 per game) and two touchdowns while also racking up 50 yards through the air.
    • Corey Gammage’s leads his squad with 142 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 12 catches (out of 17 targets) and scored two touchdowns.
    • Caleb McMillan has put up a 134-yard season so far with one touchdown, reeling in six passes on eight targets.
    • Talik Keaton has a total of 131 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 11 passes.
    • Sam Burton has 1.0 sack to pace the team, and also has 1.0 TFL and three tackles.
    • Eli Neal, Marshall’s top tackler, has 10 tackles this year.
    • Micah Abraham leads the team with two interceptions, while also putting up three tackles, 0.5 sacks, and two passes defended.

    Troy Betting Insights

    • Troy has covered the spread twice in three opportunities this season.
    • Troy is a perfect 2-0 against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this season.
    • In Troy’s three games with a set total, two have hit the over (66.7%).

    Troy Stats & Insights

    • Troy ranks 74th with 409.0 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 102nd with 415.0 total yards surrendered per game on the defensive side of the ball.
    • In terms of points scored Troy ranks 96th in the FBS (25.3 points per game), and it is 70th defensively (25.7 points allowed per contest).
    • Troy’s pass offense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks eighth-best in the FBS with 350.7 passing yards per game. In terms of defense, it is ceding 251.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 90th.
    • Troy’s rushing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, generating 58.3 rushing yards per game, which ranks fifth-worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 90th with 163.7 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • Troy has been struggling on third down, ranking 19th-worst with a 46.8% third-down conversion percentage allowed per game. It has been better on the other side of the ball, generating a 43.6% third-down rate (50th-ranked).
    • After forcing five turnovers (48th in the FBS) and turning the ball over six times (97th in the FBS) this season, Troy sports the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -1.

    Troy’s Best Players

    • Gunnar Watson has racked up 928 yards on 67.8% passing while recording five touchdown passes with four interceptions this season.
    • Kimani Vidal is his team’s leading rusher with 33 carries for 115 yards, or 38.3 per game. He’s found the end zone one time on the ground, as well.
    • DK Billingsley has piled up 77 yards (on 13 attempts) with one touchdown.
    • Jabre Barber’s 207 receiving yards (69.0 yards per game) are a team high. He has 16 receptions on 19 targets with one touchdown.
    • Rajae’ Johnson-Sanders has caught nine passes and compiled 169 receiving yards (56.3 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Deshon Stoudemire’s 24 targets have resulted in 16 catches for 157 yards and one touchdown.
    • T.J. Jackson has collected 2.0 sacks to lead the team, while also recording 3.0 TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Troy’s leading tackler, Craig Slocum, has 21 tackles this year.
    • Taiyon Palmer leads the team with one interception, while also recording one pass defended.
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