Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Bob Devaney Sports Center
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Bob Devaney Sports Center to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.5.
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The Terrapins come into this game with an overall record of 19-3 and a road record of 3-3. They are 10-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-12. The Cornhuskers have an overall record of 12-10 and a home record of 8-5. They have an over/under record of 13-3 and they are 10-7 against the spread.
Melo Trimble comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Terrapins. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Robert Carter averages 13.2 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Maryland. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Andrew White III averages 17 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest this year for the Cornhuskers. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Shavon Shields averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Maryland averages 76.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 81st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 103rd in the country. They average 37 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game which ranks them 127th and 105th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 224th with 13.3 per game. The Terrapins allow 64.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 31st and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 288th in the Division 1.
Nebraska averages 74.1 points per game this year which ranks them 135th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 55th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 136th in the nation. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest which ranks them 163rd and 222nd respectively. In the turnover department the Cornhuskers rank 146th with 12.5 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 99th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 135th and 185th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 103rd place in the nation. The Cornhuskers force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 178th in college basketball.
The Terrapins average 73.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 6.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.7 per contest. The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 113.7 and they assist on 52.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Maryland turns the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.7%. The Terrapins give up 66.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cornhuskers score 75.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -9 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.2 points per game. The Cornhuskers have a rating on offense of 108.5 and 46.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Nebraska turns it over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.4%. The Cornhuskers give up 65.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 10-10 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 9-12 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 10-7 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 13-3 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/11/15 G Dion Wiley Knee out for season
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Maryland
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