Saturday, January 2, 2016
Welsh Ryan Arena
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Welsh Ryan Arena to play the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Terrapins come into this game with an overall record of 12-1 and a road record of 0-1. They are 5-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-5. The Wildcats have an overall record of 13-1 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 6-4 and they are 5-4 against the spread.
Melo Trimble comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Terrapins. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Diamond Stone averages 13.3 points per game in 21.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.2 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Maryland. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Dererk Pardon averages 17 points per game while playing 26 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 82% and his free throw percentage currently is at 60%. Bryant McIntosh averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 6.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Maryland averages 79.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 57th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15.2 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 29th in the country. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game which ranks them 166th and 84th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 243rd with 13.8 per game. The Terrapins allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 110th and 87th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.2 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 32nd place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 210th in the Division 1.
Northwestern averages 80 points per game this year which ranks them 48th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 41st in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 19 assists per contest which ranks them 83rd and 10th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 13th with 10 per game. The Wildcats allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 37th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 91st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 96th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 225th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 10.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 329th in college basketball.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-7 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 7-5 against the over/under
Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 5-4 against the spread
The Northwestern Wildcats are 6-4 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/11/15 G Dion Wiley Knee out for season
Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
12/27/15 C Alex Olah Foot out indefinitely
11/11/15 F Vic Law Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Maryland
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