Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Dean Smith Center
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Dean Smith Center to play the North Carolina Tar Heels on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. The opening line for this game has North Carolina as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 150.5.
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The Terrapins come into this game with an overall record of 6-0 and a road record of 0-0. They are 2-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2. The Tar Heels have an overall record of 5-1 and a home record of 2-0. They have an over/under record of 3-3 and they are 2-3 against the spread.
Melo Trimble comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Terrapins. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Robert Carter averages 13 points per game in 25.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game for Maryland. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Justin Jackson averages 14.7 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Tar Heels. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Kennedy Meeks averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Maryland averages 77.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 105th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.3 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 103rd in the country. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game which ranks them 287th and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 122nd with 12.2 per game. The Terrapins allow 62.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 144th and 76th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 27.2 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 9.7 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 283rd in the Division 1.
North Carolina averages 81.3 points per game this year which ranks them 49th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 41st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 214th in the nation. They average 43 rebounds per game and 18.3 assists per contest which ranks them 31st and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Tar Heels rank 35th with 10.5 per game. The Tar Heels allow 66.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 76th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 75th and 269th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.3 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 109th place in the nation. The Tar Heels force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 241st in college basketball.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 2-4 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 4-2 against the over/under
North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 2-3 against the spread
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 3-3 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/28/15 F Ivan Bender Eligibility "?" Tuesday vs. North Carolina
11/11/15 G Dion Wiley Knee out for season
North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
11/30/15 G Marcus Paige Hand is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Maryland
Guy's Pick: Take Maryland
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