Preview: Western Kentucky at Marshall

When: 7:00 PM ET, Saturday, November 26, 2016
Where: Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Huntington, West Virginia

Quick Hits

Overall Team Offense

  • The Marshall Thundering Herd are ranked 108 on offense, averaging 360.9 yards per game. The Thundering Herd are averaging 110.1 yards rushing and 250.8 yards passing so far this season.
  • The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are ranked 10 on offense, averaging 509.8 yards per game. The Hilltoppers are averaging 171.2 yards rushing and 338.6 yards passing so far this season.

Home and Away

  • The Marshall Thundering Herd are 3-3 at home this season, 2-5 against conference opponents and 1-3 against non-conference opponents.
  • At home the Thundering Herd are averaging 36.8 scoring, and holding teams to 31.5 points scored on defense.
  • The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 3-2 while on the road this season, 6-1 against conference opponents and 2-2 against non-conference opponents.
  • On the road, the Hilltoppers are averaging 37.8 scoring, and holding teams to 32.6 points scored on defense.

Stats and Records

Team Comparison

  W/L Strk PF PA Home Away Grass Turf Conf
Western Kentucky 8-3 W5 42.5 23.9 5-1 3-2 1-1 1-0 6-1
Marshall 3-8 L1 28.3 33.0 3-3 0-5 0-1 0-2 2-5

Last Meeting

Western Kentucky Marshall
Date Away Home Tot Rus Pas Tot Rus Pas
11/27/15 MRSH 28 WKU 49 546 176 370 273 31 242

Player Stats

Previous Matchup
Passing Player COMP% YDS TD INT
WKU B. Doughty 69.2 370 5 0
MRSH C. Litton 50.0 230 2 2
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
WKU A. Wales 24 131 5.5 1
MRSH R. Watson 9 29 3.2 0
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
WKU T. Higbee 6 92 15.3 2
MRSH J. Hunt 2 45 22.5 1
TDs Player TD
WKU T. Higbee 2
MRSH H. Foster 1
Season
Passing Player COMP% YDS TD INT
WKU M. White 67.8 3373 28 5
MRSH C. Litton 62.3 2612 24 9
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
WKU A. Wales 153 1057 6.9 18
MRSH K. Davis 113 469 4.2 6
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
WKU T. Taylor 77 1340 17.4 13
MRSH J. Knight 59 615 10.4 5
TDs Player TD
WKU A. Wales 18
MRSH K. Davis 8

Quickchart Matchup

Western Kentucky Off vs  Marshall Def
509.8 yards
455.5 yards
5.1 yards/rush
4.8 yards/rush
9.8 yards/attempt
8.2 yards/attempt
Marshall Off vs  Western Kentucky Def
360.9 yards
367.4 yards
3.4 yards/rush
3.3 yards/rush
6.8 yards/attempt
6.8 yards/attempt

Matchup Stats - Full Matchup

Western Kentucky Overall Marshall
8-3-0 W/L 3-8-0
4-7-0 ATS 4-6-1
5-6-0 O/U 4-7-0
42.5 Pts For 28.3
23.9 Pts Against 33.0
Western Kentucky A/H Marshall
3-2 W/L 3-3
1-4-0 ATS 2-3-1
2-3-0 O/U 3-3-0
37.8 Pts For 36.8
32.6 Pts Against 31.5