Halftime Report

Only one more half stands between Georgia Southern and the win they were favored to collect coming into this evening. They have jumped out to a quick 43-42 lead against Marshall.

Georgia Southern came into the match with some extra motivation after the loss they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We'll see if they're able to flip the script or if it'll just be more of the same.

Who's Playing

Marshall Thundering Herd @ Georgia Southern Eagles

Current Records: Marshall 12-17, Georgia Southern 6-23

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Marshall has enjoyed a two-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. They and the Georgia Southern Eagles will face off in a Sun Belt battle at 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Hanner Fieldhouse. Given that the pair suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this match.

It's hard to win when your three-point shooting is a whole 23.8% worse than the opposition, a fact Marshall found out the hard way on Saturday. They fell 65-58 to the Mountaineers.

Meanwhile, the Eagles couldn't handle the Dukes on Saturday and fell 80-74.

The Thundering Herd have been struggling recently as they've lost six of their last seven matchups, which put a noticeable dent in their 12-17 record this season. As for the Eagles, their loss dropped their record down to 6-23.

Wednesday's matchup is shaping up to be a scrappy matchup: Marshall have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 39.7 rebounds per game. It's a different story for Georgia Southern, though, as they've been averaging only 33.3 rebounds per game. Given Marshall's sizable advantage in that area, the Eagles will need to find a way to close that gap.

Marshall is hoping to beat the odds on Wednesday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. Bettors picking them against the spread have some confidence (to put it mildly), as the team is sitting on a six-game streak of failing to cover when playing as the underdog.


Georgia Southern is a slight 1.5-point favorite against Marshall, 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 1.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is 154.5 points.

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Series History

Marshall has won 2 out of their last 3 games against Georgia Southern.

  • Jan 10, 2024 - Marshall 79 vs. Georgia Southern 74
  • Feb 16, 2023 - Marshall 84 vs. Georgia Southern 83
  • Jan 05, 2023 - Georgia Southern 81 vs. Marshall 76