Inside the Numbers: Marshall vs Southern Miss

Herdhaven goes inside the numbers as Marshall prepares to travel to Southern Miss for a must win game. The numbers are not pretty.

Each week goes inside the numbers for Marshall and their opponent.  More often than not, numbers can be moved, turned, bent, into a manner in which it looks like either team could be victorious.  This week, in regards to the numbers, on paper, Southern Miss should win going away.  Fortunately for the Marshall players, staff and fans, games are not played on paper.

However, today, we will take a look at this game on paper.  After you read it, go ahead and quickly delete it from your memory and never pull up this story again.  Why?  Because they are not pretty.  

Before we dive into the numbers, let's take a look a look at one thing Marshall has going for them, history.

Marshall has won five straight games in this series.  Marshall has also won three of the last four games played at Southern Miss.  The margin of victory the past four games have averaged 37.5 points.  

And now, this years stats, turn your head, but turn back at the bottom, click the link and discuss this week's contest on Dunk Live, insider premium forum.

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