Connecticut vs Marshall Prediction, Odds, Prop Bets: Myrtle Beach Bowl

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  • Marshall (8-4) are -10 point favorites vs Connecticut (6-6)
  • Total (Over/Under): 41 points
  • Watch the Myrtle Beach Bowl game on ESPN

The Marshall Thundering Herd (6-7) visit Brooks Stadium to take on the UConn Huskies (9-4) on Dec. 19. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30pm EST in Conway for the Myrtle Beach Bowl.

are betting favorites in Week 16, with the spread sitting at ().

The Connecticut vs. Marshall Over/Under is total points.

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Connecticut vs. Marshall Odds, Spread, Over/Under, Bowl Game:

SpreadTotal (O/U)Moneyline
Connecticut
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Connecticut vs Marshall Prediction:

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Marshall will win this game with 75.8% confidence.

Connecticut vs Marshall Spread Prediction:

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Marshall will cover the spread with 51.0% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Connecticut and Marshall, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


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Best Connecticut Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite college football player prop bets for Connecticut players for Week 16, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Henry Colombi has hit the Passing Yards Under in his last 3 games (+3.00 Units / 81% ROI)
  • Talik Keaton has hit the Receiving Yards Under in his last 3 games (+3.00 Units / 78% ROI)
  • Marshall has hit the Moneyline in 7 of their last 9 away games (+9.50 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Marshall has hit the Game Total Under in 15 of their last 21 games (+8.40 Units / 36% ROI)
  • Marshall has hit the 1H Moneyline in 11 of their last 17 games (+8.00 Units / 20% ROI)
  • Marshall has hit the Team Total Under in 12 of their last 18 games (+5.30 Units / 26% ROI)
  • Marshall have covered the Spread in 7 of their last 9 away games (+4.80 Units / 48% ROI)
  • Connecticut has hit the Moneyline in their last 4 games at home (+18.40 Units / 188% ROI)
  • Connecticut has hit the 1Q Moneyline in 8 of their last 14 games (+11.05 Units / 63% ROI)
  • Connecticut has hit the 1H Game Total Over in 16 of their last 21 games (+10.40 Units / 45% ROI)
  • Connecticut have covered the 1Q Spread in 12 of their last 18 games (+7.50 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Connecticut has hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 11 of their last 14 games (+7.49 Units / 46% ROI)

Connecticut Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Connecticut has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

  • Connecticut is 6-4 when betting on the Moneyline for +3.2 Units / 13.7% ROI
  • Connecticut is 3-9 when betting the Over for -6.9 Units / -52.27% ROI
  • Connecticut is 9-3 when betting the Under for +5.7 Units / 43.18% ROI

Marshall Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Marshall has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

  • Marshall is 5-3 when betting on the Moneyline for +16.4 Units / 109.33% ROI
  • Marshall is 4-6 when betting the Over for -2.6 Units / -21.49% ROI
  • Marshall is 6-4 when betting the Under for +1.6 Units / 13.22% ROI

Connecticut: Keys to the Game vs. Marshall

Marshall is 8-1 (.800) when allowing less than 5 explosive passes since the 2021 season– tied for 14th-best in FBS; Average: .559

Marshall is 6-1 (.857) when having a turnover margin within one of the opposing team since the 2021 season– tied for 4th-best in FBS; Average: .497

Marshall: Keys to the Game vs. Connecticut

UConn is winless (0-8) when intercepting no passes since the 2021 season– tied for worst in FBS; Average: .354

UConn is winless (0-11) when not forcing a fumble since the 2021 season– tied for worst in FBS; Average: .444

UConn is 1-15 (.062) when allowing 100 or more rushing yards since the 2021 season– tied for 7th-worst in FBS; Average: .398

UConn is winless (0-11) when throwing at least 1 interception since the 2021 season– tied for worst in FBS; Average: .350

Connecticut Offensive Stats & Trends

Marshall RBs have fumbled 4 times in the Red Zone since last season– tied for most among FBS Teams

Marshall Skill Players have averaged a touchdown every 3.5 receptions (49 Rec/14 TDs) in the Red Zone since last season– 3rd worst Receptions Per TD among FBS Teams; Average: 2.1

Marshall Skill Players have fumbled 5 times in the Red Zone since last season– tied for most among FBS Teams

Marshall RBs have rushed for 48 TDs since last season– tied for 3rd most among FBS Teams

Marshall RBs have fumbled 13 times since last season– tied for 4th most among FBS Teams

Marshall Offensive Stats & Trends

UConn WRs have averaged just 9.4 yards per reception (725 yards/77 catches) this season– worst among FBS Teams; Average: 13.1

UConn Skill Players have averaged just 9.3 yards per reception (1,095 yards/118 catches) this season– tied for worst among FBS Teams; Average: 12.0

UConn WRs have fumbled 4 times in close and late situations since last season– 2nd most among FBS Teams

UConn Skill Players have fumbled 5 times in close and late situations this season– tied for most among FBS Teams

UConn Skill Players have averaged just 9.4 yards per reception (3,043 yards/323 catches) since last season– worst among FBS Teams; Average: 12.2

Marshall Thundering Herd Defensive Stats & Trends

Marshall has allowed a passer rating of just 104.2 (364.0 Pass Attempts) this season– best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 133.8

Marshall has allowed 8 rushing TDs on 351 carries (43.9 Carries Per TD) this season– 3rd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 23.2

Marshall has allowed a passer rating of just 104.2 (364.0 Pass Attempts) this season– 4th best in FBS; Average: 130.7

Marshall has allowed 281.1 yards from scrimmage per game this season– 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 383.7

Marshall has allowed a Completion Pct of just 52% (190 completions/364 attempts) this season– 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 60%

UConn Huskies Defensive Stats & Trends

UConn opponents has averaged 12.5 Passing Attempts per TD (25 Pass Attempts/2 Passing TDs) in the Red Zone this season– 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 3.9

UConn opponents has averaged 12.5 Passing Attempts per TD (25 Pass Attempts/2 Passing TDs) in the Red Zone this season– 2nd best in FBS; Average: 4.0

UConn opponents has averaged 49.3 Passing Attempts per TD (296 Pass Attempts/6 Passing TDs) this season– 2nd best in FBS; Average: 20.7

UConn opponents has averaged 49.3 Passing Attempts per TD (296 Pass Attempts/6 Passing TDs) this season– best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 19.3

UConn has allowed a passer rating of just 86.0 in the Red Zone (25.0 Pass Attempts) this season– 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 164.5


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