Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Harry A. Gampel Pavilion to play the Connecticut Huskies on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Terrapins come into this game with an overall record of 7-1 and a road record of 0-1. They are 3-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-2. The Huskies have an overall record of 5-2 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 3-1 and they are 2-1 against the spread.
Melo Trimble comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Terrapins. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Robert Carter averages 13.6 points per game in 24.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game for Maryland. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Rodney Purvis averages 14.1 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year for the Huskies. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 52%. Daniel Hamilton averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.4 rebounds per contest and 6.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Maryland averages 80 points per contest this season which ranks them 61st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.9 and their shooting percentage is 55% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 41st in the country. They average 32.5 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game which ranks them 295th and 73rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 174th with 13.1 per game. The Terrapins allow 65.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 47th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 142nd and 159th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.4 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 66th place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 258th in the Division 1.
Connecticut averages 81.4 points per game this year which ranks them 51st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 31st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 139th in the nation. They average 41.7 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per contest which ranks them 40th and 45th respectively. In the turnover department the Huskies rank 25th with 10.4 per game. The Huskies allow 63 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 112th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 142nd and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 62nd place in the nation. The Huskies force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 263rd in college basketball.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 3-4 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 6-2 against the over/under
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 2-1 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 3-1 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/11/15 G Dion Wiley Knee out for season
Connecticut Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Maryland
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