Sunday, December 27, 2015
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The Marshall Thundering Herd travel to Comcast Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Sunday, December 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 21 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Thundering Herd come into this game with an overall record of 4-8 and a road record of 0-4. They are 4-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Terrapins have an overall record of 10-1 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 7-3 and they are 5-5 against the spread.
James Kelly comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Thundering Herd. He pulls down 9.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Ryan Taylor averages 14.8 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Marshall. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Melo Trimble averages 15 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Terrapins. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 5.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Robert Carter averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Marshall averages 78.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 77th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 174th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 319th in the country. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 166th and 75th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 260th with 14.1 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 83.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 329th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 281st and 320th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 330th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 247th place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 58th in the Division 1.
Maryland averages 79.5 points per game this year which ranks them 57th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.5 and their shooting percentage is 54% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 22nd in the nation. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per contest which ranks them 201st and 74th respectively. In the turnover department the Terrapins rank 246th with 13.9 per game. The Terrapins allow 64 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 138th and 179th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29.5 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 36th place in the nation. The Terrapins force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 191st in college basketball.
Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 4-6 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 5-6 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-5 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 7-3 against the over/under
Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
12/09/15 G Aleksa Nikolic Facial out for season
12/09/15 G Noah Frampton Shoulder redshirt
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/11/15 G Dion Wiley Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Marshall
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