Marshall University Thundering Herd
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#149 Western Kentucky 45
vs. #150 Marshall -4.5

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:30pm EDT
Joan C.Edwards Stadium, Huntington
Written by Bosun Akinpelu
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Marshall Thundering Herd Where: Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Huntington, WV When: Saturday, October 26, 2:30 PM. ET.   The Marshall Thundering Herd will be going for their third consecutive win when they take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Saturday afternoon.

Hilltoppers Going For Fifth Consecutive Win

The Hilltoppers have played well this season and currently sit on top of the Conference USA East standings. They will be trying to increase their division lead with a win over the Thundering Herd, which will give them their fifth win in a row and sixth win in their last seven games. Western Kentucky has played well on the defensive end this season, holding opponents to 17.9 points per game. They have played particularly well over their last three games and held their opponents to 8.33 points per game. Even though the Thundering Herd has the 24th best ground game in the country, the Hilltoppers, who are giving up 110.3 rushing yards per game, should be able to keep the Thundering Herd’s running backs in check. Offensively, the Hilltoppers are averaging 22.3 points per game, led by the 73rd-ranked passing game in the country. They will be able to move the ball through the air against the Thundering Herd, who are giving up 248.4 passing yards per game. In their last game, Ty Storey completed 21 of 30 passes for 283 yards and two touchdowns, to lead the team past the Charlotte 49ers. The team will need another solid performance from him to snap their losing streak against the Thundering Herd.
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