Marshall vs James Madison Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NCAAF, Week 8

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The Marshall Thundering Herd (4-4) visit Bridgeforth Stadium and Zane Showker Field to take on the James Madison Dukes (5-2) on Oct. 22. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT in Harrisonburg.

are betting favorites in Week 8, with the spread sitting at ().

The Over/Under for Marshall vs. James Madison is total points.

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Marshall vs. James Madison Odds, Spread, Over/Under for Week 8

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Marshall vs James Madison Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts James Madison will win this game with 68.6% confidence.

Marshall vs James Madison Spread Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Marshall will cover the spread with 51.8% confidence.

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


Best Marshall Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite college football player prop bets for Marshall players for Week 8, 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 Team Total Under in 10 of their last 13 games (+6.65 Units / 45% ROI)
  • Marshall has hit the Game Total Under in 11 of their last 15 games (+6.60 Units / 40% ROI)
  • Marshall has hit the 1H Moneyline in 7 of their last 11 games (+6.30 Units / 20% ROI)
  • Marshall has hit the Moneyline in 4 of their last 6 away games (+4.70 Units / 23% ROI)
  • Marshall has hit the 1H Game Total Over in 6 of their last 8 away games (+3.75 Units / 42% ROI)
  • Marshall Against the Spread (ATS) Record

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

    • Marshall is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • Marshall is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • Marshall is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    James Madison Against the Spread (ATS) Record

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

    • James Madison is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • James Madison is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • James Madison is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    Matchup Notes for Marshall vs. James Madison

    James Madison’s RBs has gained 354 yards on 29 receptions (12.2 YPR) since the 2021 season — fifth-best among FBS RBs. Marshall’s defense has allowed just 6.0 Yards Per Reception to RBs since the 2021 season — fifth-best among FBS defenses.

    Marshall’s RBs has 2 rushing touchdowns per game since the 2021 season — second-best among FBS RBs. James Madison’s defense has allowed just 0.1 rushing touchdowns per game since the 2021 season — best among NonP5 defenses.

    Marshall’s RBs has 2 rushing touchdowns per game since the 2021 season — second-best among FBS RBs. James Madison’s defense has allowed just 0.1 rushing touchdowns per game since the 2021 season — tied for best among FBS defenses.

    Marshall Offensive Stats & Trends

    Marshall Skill Players have averaged a touchdown every 3.8 receptions (42 Rec/11 TDs) in the Red Zone since last season– tied for 3rd worst Receptions Per TD among FBS Teams; Average: 2.1

    Marshall Skill Players have fumbled 4 times in the Red Zone since last season– tied for 3rd most among FBS Teams

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

    Marshall RBs have averaged 8.7 Yards per Carry (227 yards/26 carries) in close and late situations this season– tied for 3rd best among FBS Teams; Average: 4.9

    Marshall RBs have rushed for 42 TDs since last season– 2nd most among FBS Teams

    James Madison Offensive Stats & Trends

    #25 James Madison WRs have averaged 25.5 yards per reception (280 yards/11 catches) in the 4th quarter since last season– best among FBS Teams; Average: 13.4

    #25 James Madison WRs have averaged 18.5 yards per reception (833 yards/45 catches) since last season– 2nd best among FBS Teams; Average: 13.4

    #25 James Madison Skill Players have averaged 22.6 yards per reception (361 yards/16 catches) in the 4th quarter since last season– best among FBS Teams; Average: 12.1

    #25 James Madison have completed passes for 20+ yards on 21 of their 110 total passing attempts (19%) since last season– 3rd best among FBS Offenses; Average: 11%

    #25 James Madison Skill Players have been targeted 105 times since last season– fewest among FBS Teams

    Marshall Thundering Herd Defensive Stats & Trends

    Marshall has forced one fumble on 148 carries this season– 5th worst in FBS; Average: 39.5

    Marshall has allowed 71.0 yards from scrimmage per game to RBs this season– best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 151.8

    Marshall has forced one fumble on 148 carries this season– 2nd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 39.0

    Marshall’s opponents has attempted two-point conversions on 20% of PATs this season– tied for 3rd highest among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 5%

    Marshall has allowed a Completion Pct of just 45% (39 completions/87 attempts) on 3rd and long since last season– tied for 4th best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 54%

    James Madison Dukes Defensive Stats & Trends

    #25 James Madison has tackled opponents for a loss on 21 of 76 rushing attempts (28% TFL%) since last season– best in FBS; Average: 16%.

    #25 James Madison has tackled opponents for a loss on 3 of 9 rushing attempts (33% TFL%) in the Red Zone since last season– best in FBS; Average: 15%.

    #25 James Madison has allowed 88.7 receiving yards per game (266/3) to RBs since last season– worst in FBS; Average: 26.8

    #25 James Madison has allowed one rushing TD on 76 carries since last season– best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 22.4

    #25 James Madison has allowed passes of 20+ yards on 5 of 19 attempts (26%) on 3rd and long since last season– best in FBS; Average: 10%


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