Tuesday, November 15, 2016
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Verizon Center to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has Georgetown as 5 point favorites.
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The Terrapins had an overall record of 24-7 and a road record of 4-6 last year. They were 15-17 against the spread last year and their over/under record was 11-18. The Hoyas had an overall record of 14-17 and a home record of 9-8 last season. They had an over/under record of 17-12 and they were 16-15 against the spread last season.
Melo Trimble averaged 14.8 points per game last season while playing 32.9 minutes per night for the Terrapins. He pulled down 3.6 rebounds per game and dished out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 41% while his free throw percentage sat at 86%. Diamond Stone averaged 12.5 points per game in 23.1 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 0.4 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Maryland. His field goal percentage was 57% for the year while his free throw percentage was 76%.
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera averaged 16.2 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest last year for the Hoyas. He grabbed 3.6 rebounds per game and had 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 41% and his free throw percentage was 81%. L.J. Peak averaged 12.3 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averaged 3.3 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 49% and his free throw percentage was 76%.
Maryland averaged 75.2 points per contest last season which ranked them 106th in the nation. Their average scoring margin was 8.4 and their shooting percentage was 48% as a team which had them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shot 36% which was good for 105th in the country. They averaged 35.7 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game which ranked them 179th and 146th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 201st with 12.9 per game. The Terrapins allowed 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 48th in the nation. They also allowed a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 48th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 33.3 rebounds a game which ranked 66th and they gave up 11.5 assists per contest which put them in 56th place in the country. They forced 11.2 turnovers per game which ranked them 298th in Division 1.
Georgetown averaged 73.6 points per game last year which ranked them 145th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin was 1.8 and their shooting percentage was 44% as a team which had them sitting in the 158th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shot 34% which was good for 212th in the nation. They averaged 35.8 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranked them 170th and 62nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas ranked 236th with 13.2 per game. The Hoyas allowed 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 162nd in the country. They also allowed a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 52nd and 181st in those defensive statistics. Opponents averaged 34.6 rebounds a game which ranked 114th and they gave up 12.4 assists per contest which put them in 113th place in the nation. The Hoyas forced 11.2 turnovers per game which ranked them 295th in college basketball.
The Terrapins averaged 72.7 points per game on the road last season and they scored 71.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They had an average scoring differential of 2.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference was 0.7 per contest. The Terrapins had an offensive rating of 111.9 and they assisted on 51.7% of their shots last year. In terms of pace they averaged 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage was 56%. As a team they had a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Maryland turned the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they got a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage was 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage was 28.4%. The Terrapins gave up 69.9 points per game on the road last season and they surrendered 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoyas scored 74.5 ppg at home and they averaged 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They had an average scoring differential of -3.3 in their past 3 contests and at home last season they had a difference of 3.8 points per game. The Hoyas had a rating on offense of 105.4 and 60% of their shots were assisted last season. They possessed the ball 69.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year was 51%. As an offensive unit they had a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempted 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Georgetown turned it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they stole the ball on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage was 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season was 28.3%. The Hoyas gave up 70.7 points per contest at home last year and they gave up 72.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins were 15-17 against the spread last season
The Maryland Terrapins were 11-18 against the over/under last year
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas were 16-15 against the spread last season
The Georgetown Hoyas were 17-12 against the over/under last year
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/14/16 F Michal Cekovsky Foot "?" Tuesday vs. Georgetown
11/05/16 F Ivan Bender Wrist out indefinitely
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
11/05/16 C Bradley Hayes Eligibility expected to miss first 4 games
Guy's Pick: Take Georgetown -5
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