The East Carolina Pirates will travel in Conference USA action as they face the Marshall Thundering Herd in an NCAA college football game scheduled for Friday night.
Tip off time from Marshall is set for 12PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by CBS Sports Network.
The college football odds from this game have the home team Marshall Thundering Herd favored by -3 points with a total of 64 points.
East Carolina has won five straight to move to 9-2 on the season following a 42-28 road victory last week to the North Carolina St Wolf Pack as a -4 ½ point wagering favorite. The game total finished at over 55 points. The Pirates were able to hold a 21-7 first half lead.
The team gained 445 offensive yards with 170 running for over 4 yards per carry. Shane Carden hit on 23 of 30 passes for 255 yards with three touchdowns. Vintavious Cooper ran for 148 yards on 22 carries. The East Carolina defense allowed NC State’s offense 441 yards with 129 running for under 3 ½ yards per run.
Marshall has won four straight to move to 8-3 on the 2013 campaign following a 48-10 road win last week to the Florida International Golden Panthers as a -32 point wagering favorite. The game total came in at over 55 ½ points. The Thundering Herd went up 20-3 at the half in win.
The Marshall offense put up 558 offensive yards with 270 running for 8 ½ yards a carry. Rakeem Cato hit on 15 of 31 passes for 241 yards with four touchdowns. The Thundering Herd defense allowed FIU 262 yards of offense with 95 running for 2 yards per run attempt.