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Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Marshall Thundering Herd 09/05/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Marshall Thundering Herd 09-05-2020 Odds Picks and Predictions

Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Marshall Thundering Herd 09/05/2020 – Eastern Kentucky Colonels and Marshall Thundering Herd are all set to battle in an anticipated game from Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia. Eastern Kentucky had their own struggles last season as they were unable to perform at their best. The Colonels will try to make a change this season, but they are kicking-off their opening game against Marshall Thundering Herd, who has been making the best of their potential. Marshall has been recognized for their impressive skills on the field. However, both teams are bound to have a few changes to their squad, and with change comes new opportunities.

When: Saturday, September 5, 1:00 PM EST
Where: Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia
TV: ESPN
Stream: SofaScore

Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Marshall Thundering Herd 09/05/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Eastern Kentucky Colonels +23.5.5 (-114) 52.5 o (-114) +1400
Marshall Thundering Herd -23.5.5 (-114) 52.5 u (-114) -2500
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Eastern Kentucky Colonels

Eastern Kentucky Colonels had Parker McKinney cover 1367 throwing yards. McKinney took the lead for his teams but he contributed just seven touchdowns. On the other hand, McKinney was picked nine times. From the rushing end, Alonzo Booth took the lead for his team with 673 yards, 140 carries and 14 touchdowns. Last year, the Colonels completed the season with an overall record of 7-5. In the Ohio Valley Conference, they managed to hold a 5-3 record. Eastern Kentucky seemed to have trouble playing on the road as they had more defeats. This year the Colonels will have their new head coach Walt Wells to guide them. The ncaa football picks are yet to favor the Colonels this season.

Players to watch: QB P. McKinney (115 CMP, 220 ATT 1,364 YDS, 52.3 CMP%, 6.2 AVG, 56 LNG, 7 TD), WR J. Smith Jr.  (1 CMP 1 ATT, 17 YRD, 17.0 AVG, 17 LNG 0 TD), RB A. Booth (1 ATT, 14 YRD, 14.0 AVG, 14 LNG, 0 TD).

Marshall Thundering Herd

Marshall Thundering Herd made it to the Gasparilla Bowl last season after they held a 6-2 record in the Conference USA play. The Thundering Herd completed their overall season with an 8-5 record. The Gasparilla Bowl did not go well for Marshall as they lost against UCF with a final score of 48-25. Head coach Doc Holliday will guide his team as he enters the 11th year. From the running back spot, Brendon Knox will take his spot this year. Last season, Knox carried the ball 270 times for 1387 yards. The biggest question is who will be the quarterback for the Herd. The football odds are up and running as these two teams clash in an entertaining game.

Players to watch: QB I. Green (189 CMP, 336 ATT 2,438 YDS, 56.3 CMP%, 7.3 AVG, 75 LNG, 15 TD), WR W. Johnson (8 ATT, 141 YRD, 17.6 AVG, 42 LNG 2 TD), RB B. Knox (270 ATT, 1,387 YRD, 5.1 AVG, 43 LNG, 11 TD).

Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Numbers

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Eastern Kentucky Colonels

Eastern Kentucky is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Kentucky’s last 6 games.
Colonels are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games.
Eastern Kentucky is 0-10 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
Eastern Kentucky is 0-8 SU in their last 8 games played in September.

Marshall Thundering Herd

Marshall is 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Marshall’s last 16 games.
Thundering Herd is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
Marshall is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games at home.
Marshall is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games played in September.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Picks

Eastern Kentucky struggled to make it to the end last season and there will be a few differences this year. As for Marshall, they seem to have the odds intact in this game. Back the Thundering Herd to win with a final score of 31-7.