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BTP Pregame Predictions: Marshall

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So how’s this thing gonna go? Hopefully with no hurricanes

Marshall v Florida Atlantic Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images

The Wolfpack go on the road for the first time in the 2018 season, heading to Huntington, WV, to take on the Thundering Herd of Marshall. The Herd may not be as splashiest name on NC State's out-of-conference schedule this year (although maybe they are now - thanks, Hurricane Florence), but they are not a team to be taken lightly. This Marshall team will compete for the C-USA championship and has a legitimate shot at another 10-win campaign under former NC State assistant coach Doc Holliday.

Can State go on the road and capture a win in what is sure to be a hostile and rocking environment?

Each BTP contributor provides their score prediction below, plus a classic Twitter-esque 140 character-constrained comment on their predicted outcome. Let’s get to it!

get to it!


OmegaWolf

Prediction: 38-17 (W)

[No comment provided]


PirateWolf

Prediction: 31-21 (W)

“State takes a bit to get going, but is able to maintain safe enough lead throughout."


AlecLower

Prediction: 31-14 (W)

“The game is never really close but never really a blowout either"


Thrillis4

Prediction: 34-20 (W)

“Pack overcomes a rough start to finish strong in the second half"


BTP Staff Cumulative Prediction: 34-18 (W)


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