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    Rasheen Ali will lead the Marshall Thundering Herd (2-0) into their matchup against the Virginia Tech Hokies (1-2) at Joan C. Edwards Stadium on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET.

    The Thundering Herd are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-5), against the Hokies. The over/under for this matchup is 41 points.

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    Game Info for Marshall vs. Virginia Tech

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN2
    • Location: Huntington, West Virginia
    • Stadium: Joan C. Edwards Stadium
    Marshall vs Virginia Tech Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Marshall -5 -110 -110 41 -110 -110 -206 +169

    Marshall Pick Insights

    • Marshall has covered the only spread it has faced this season (1-0-0).
    • One of Marshall’s one games with a set total has hit the over (100%).

    Marshall Stats & Insights

    • Last year, Marshall averaged 0.2 fewer points per game (24.5) than Virginia Tech gave up (24.7).
    • Marshall was 4-3 against the spread and 6-1 overall in games when it scored over 24.7 points last season.
    • Marshall averaged 27.1 more yards per game (397.9) than Virginia Tech gave up per matchup (370.8) last year.
    • In games that Marshall amassed over 370.8 yards last year, the team was 3-4 against the spread and 5-2 overall.
    • Last season Marshall rushed for 71.1 more yards per game (205.9) than Virginia Tech allowed per outing (134.8).
    • When Marshall rushed for over 134.8 yards last season, it compiled a 5-4 ATS record and a 7-2 overall record.
    • Last season Marshall turned the ball over 19 times, 10 more than Virginia Tech’s takeaways (9).

    Marshall’s Best Players

    • Last season Cam Fancher recorded 1,543 passing yards — including a 55.6% completion percentage — with 10 touchdowns and six interceptions (118.7 yards per game). His rushing performance consisted of 106 carries for 444 yards and one TD.
    • Khalan Laborn picked up 1,513 rushing yards (116.4 per game) and 16 touchdowns last year.
    • Corey Gammage picked up 52 receptions for 774 yards and six touchdowns last year. He was targeted 73 times, and averaged 59.5 yards per game.
    • Charles Montgomery produced last season, catching 36 passes for 402 yards and one touchdown. He averaged 30.9 receiving yards per game.
    • Talik Keaton reeled in 24 passes for 226 yards, averaging 17.4 yards per game last season.
    • Owen Porter’s hard work last season put together a stat line of 9.5 sacks, 10 TFL, 36 tackles, and one interception.
    • Last season Eli Neal racked up 58 tackles, five TFL, three sacks, and one interception.
    • Micah Abraham intercepted six passes last year while also totaling 24 tackles, one TFL, 0.5 sacks, and nine passes defended.

    Virginia Tech Betting Insights

    • Virginia Tech is 1-2-0 against the spread this year.
    • Virginia Tech is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 5 points or more this season.
    • Two of Virginia Tech’s three games with a set total have hit the over (66.7%).

    Virginia Tech Pick Insights

    • Virginia Tech averaged 19.3 points per game last year, 3.3 more than Marshall surrendered (16).
    • Virginia Tech was 3-4 against the spread and 3-4 overall last year when the team put up over 16 points.
    • Virginia Tech collected 20.2 more yards per game (314.7) than Marshall allowed per outing (294.5) last season.
    • In games that Virginia Tech churned out more than 294.5 yards last season, the team was 1-4 against the spread and 2-3 overall.
    • Last season Virginia Tech piled up 111.8 yards per game on the ground, 17.9 more than Marshall allowed per outing (93.9).
    • When Virginia Tech rushed for more than 93.9 yards last season it compiled a 2-6 ATS record and a 3-5 overall record.
    • Virginia Tech had 15 giveaways last year, while Marshall had 28 takeaways.

    Virginia Tech’s Best Players

    • Grant Wells completed 59% of his passes and threw for 2,167 yards and nine touchdowns last season. Wells also helped with his legs, tallying six touchdowns on 19.3 yards per game.
    • Keshawn King averaged 40.3 rushing yards per game and collected three rushing touchdowns.
    • Jalen Holston rushed for 321 yards and five touchdowns last season.
    • Kaleb Smith averaged 61.3 receiving yards and collected three receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2022 season.
    • Nick Gallo caught 30 passes last season on his way to 256 yards.
    • Da’Wain Lofton averaged 23.1 receiving yards per game on 3.8 targets per game a season ago.
    • TyJuan Garbutt proved to be a strong defender last year, recording 6.5 sacks, six TFL and 22 tackles.
    • Dax Hollifield put together an excellent stat line last year, collecting 57 tackles, two TFL, and two sacks.
    • Last year Keonta Jenkins intercepted one pass to go along with 23 tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended.

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