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First Match of Week 4 NCAAF 2021’s Betting Tips: Marshall Thundering Herd vs Appalachian State Mountaineers 09/23/2021

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First Match of Week 4 NCAAF 2021's Betting Tips Marshall Thundering Herd vs Appalachian State Mountaineers 09-23-2021

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Appalachian State Mountaineers 09/23/2021 – Both teams opened up Week 4 of NCAA football with similar records and have played three games. It will be Appalachian State set to visit the Marshall. They are set to meet each other in the field this coming Thursday, September 23 and the kick-off starts at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. ESPN holds the broadcast rights and will cover the game live from the Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, North Carolina. The online live stream is available through SofaScore. Having the home crowd advantage, the Appalacian Mountaineer herd is expected in NCAA football odds to win over the Marshall Thundering Herd.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Appalachian State Mountaineers 09/23/2021

When: Thursday, September 23, 7:30 PM ET
Where: Kidd Brewer Stadium, Boone, North Carolina
TV: ESPN
Stream: Sofascore
Marshall Thundering Herd vs Appalachian State Mountaineers 09/23/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Thundering Herd +5.5 (-110) 54 o (-107) +180
Mountaineers -5.5 (-110) 54 u (-107) -220
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Marshall Thundering Herd

The Marshall Thundering Herd opened up their season winning their first two games against the Navy Midshipmen and North Carolina Central Eagles by an average margin of 38 points. This team faced a tough challenge defending home field against the East Carolina Pirates and lost that match by four points in a high-scoring affair, 38-42. Grant Wells at QB made as much as 433 yards, a touchdown pass but had two interceptions that were critical to their recent loss. RB Rasheen Ali was their main weapon having 24 rushing attempts and he got 189 yards and three touchdowns in the process. 

Players to Watch: G. Wells QB (CMP 54, ATT 78, YDS 677, CMP% 69.2, AVG 8.7, LNG 47, TD 3, INT 3, SACK 1, SYL -8, RTG 147.1), L. Zban QB (CMP 7, ATT 11, YDS 114, CMP% 63.6, AVG 10.4, LNG 45, TD 1, INT 1, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 162.5), R. Ali RB (ATT 22, YDS 104, AVG 4.7, LNG 14, TD 4), K. McDaniel RB (ATT 8, YDS 68, AVG 8.5, LNG 21, TD 1), C. Gammage WR (REC 14, YDS 173, AVG 12.4, LNG 22, TD 0).

Appalachian State Mountaineers

The team had an up-and-down start for the season. This team won their opening game against the East Carolina Pirates by 14 points but suffered their first loss on the road against the Miami Hurricanes, 23-25. Returning at home, the Mountaineers erased the bitter loss with a 34-point rout of Elon Phoenix, 44-10. Chase Brice did a great job manning the QB position doing 293 yards, one touchdown pass, 76% completion, and no interceptions. This team scored a total of four touchdowns with their rushing attack as Camerun Peoples scored half of them.

Players to Watch: C. Brice QB (CMP 41, ATT 61, YDS 458, CMP% 67.2, AVG 7.5, LNG 68, TD 3, INT 2, SACK 2, SYL -10, RTG 140), C. Peoples RB (ATT 31, YDS 195, AVG 6.3, LNG 28, TD 3), N. Noel RB (ATT 31, YDS 177, AVG 5.7, LNG 46, TD 0), T. Hennigan WR (REC 7, YDS 142, AVG 20.3, LNG 68, TD 1).

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Betting Numbers

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Marshall Thundering Herd

Marshall are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Marshall’s last 14 games.
Marshall are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Marshall’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Marshall’s last 7 games played in September.

Appalachian State Mountaineers

Appalachian State are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games.
Mountaineers are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games.
Appalachian State are 19-1 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Appalachian State are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Conference USA conference.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Appalachian State’s last 13 games played in September.

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Betting Picks

The Appalachian State Mountaineers are doing a great job protecting home-field advantage and this team is glad to host this matchup. The Marshall Thundering Herd are forecasted in the online sportsbook as the underdogs but it will be a close matchup.