The Marshall Thundering Herd host the Charlotte 49ers in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 5:30 PM ET, at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
The Charlotte 49ers (2-5) suffered from a 27-26 loss to the Florida International Golden Panthers in Week 7. Hasaan Klugh threw for 171 yards and a touchdown in 21-for-31 passes. On the ground, Kalif Phillips rushed for 99 yards in 24 carries while Klugh had 95 yards and a touchdown in 16 carries. Robert Washington had 33 yards and a touchdown. Austin Duke led in receiving with 47 yards in three receptions while Kyle Hoffman had 24 yards in four receptions. Workpeh Kofa had 23 yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, Charlotte football averages 200.1 yards in passing and 185.3 yards in rushing. On the defense, Charlotte football allows 299.4 yards in passing and 153.0 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Marshall Thundering Herd (2-4) are coming from a 27-21 win over the Florida Atlantic Owls in Week 7. Chase Litton threw for 330 yards and a touchdown in 27-for-39 passes. On the ground, Keion Davis rushed for 74 yards and two touchdowns in 22 carries while Hyleck Foster had 45 yards in 12 carries. Josh Knight led in receiving with 128 yards and a touchdown in nine catches while Emanuel Byrd had 52 yards in five receptions.
On the offense, Marshall football averages 274.3 yards in passing and 117.0 yards in rushing. On the defense, Marshall football allows 272.0 yards in passing and 208.3 yards in rushing against their opponents.
Charlotte vs Marshall football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time: 5:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: (Check your local channel listing)
Odds and Point Spread: -13.0 Marshall, 59.0 O/U