North Carolina Central at Maryland Free College Basketball Picks & Odds 12/10/2014
by Guy Bruhn - 12/9/2014
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:00p ET
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The North Carolina Central Eagles will have a tough time extending their winning streak as they will have to face the #19 Maryland Terrapins on Wednesday night. During the 2013-14 season, the Terps beat the Eagles 70-56 at home.
In their last game, N.C. Central won their fourth in a row by easily beating Howard 61-39 on their home court. They shot well from beyond the arc in that win, making 10 of their 25 three-point attempts.
N.C. Central's defense has been able to hold their opponents to just 53.4 points per game so far this season. Their best all-around player has been senior forward Jordan Parks, who has averaged 12.4 points and 6.6 rebounds per game through his team's first eight games. Senior guard Anthony McDonald is their top scorer right now by averaging 13.6 points per game.
Maryland outscored Winthrop 48-33 in the second half of their game last Saturday and rolled to an 82-62 home win. They made nine of their 22 three-pointers in that win and ended up with a 37-26 rebounding advantage.
So far this year, the Terps have been able to score 77.1 points per game against their opponents while shooting a solid 48.4 percent from the field. Senior guard Dez Wells has had a good start to the year by averaging 16.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 steals per game.
North Carolina Central Eagles Betting Trends
North Carolina Central Eagles are 0-0-0 Against the Spread
North Carolina Central Eagles are 0-0-0 against the Over/Under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
Maryland Terrapins are 1-4-1 Against the Spread
Maryland Terrapins are 2-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
North Carolina Central Eagles
No injuries to report at this time
12/09/14 F Evan Smotrycz Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Wednesday vs. NC Central
11/28/14 G Dezmine Wells Wrist out 4 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Maryland
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