Troy @ Marshall
Current Records: Troy 17-11; Marshall 22-6
What to Know
The Marshall Thundering Herd and the Troy Trojans will face off in a Sun Belt clash at 7 p.m. ET Feb. 18 at Henderson Center.
Marshall escaped with a win on Thursday against the Georgia Southern Eagles by the margin of a single free throw, 84-83.
Meanwhile, Troy didn't have too much breathing room in their game with the Arkansas State Red Wolves on Thursday, but they still walked away with a 67-62 win.
The Thundering Herd are the favorite in this one, with an expected 9-point margin of victory. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (16-8), so they might be worth a quick bet.
Their wins bumped Marshall to 22-6 and Troy to 17-11. We'll see which team can carry over their success and which team inevitably falls when Marshall and the Trojans clash.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Henderson Center -- Huntington, West Virginia
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $97.20
The Thundering Herd are a big 9-point favorite against the Trojans, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 9-point spread, and stayed right there.
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This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last eight years.