Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The Ohio State Buckeyes travel to Comcast Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Buckeyes come into this game with an overall record of 12-6 and a road record of 1-2. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-11. The Terrapins have an overall record of 15-2 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 8-8 and they are 7-8 against the spread.
Marc Loving comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Buckeyes. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Keita Bates-Diop averages 11.8 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for Ohio State. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Melo Trimble averages 14.1 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Terrapins. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 5.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Diamond Stone averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 0.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Ohio State averages 72.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 173rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 82nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 196th in the country. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game which ranks them 48th and 188th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 216th with 13.4 per game. The Buckeyes allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 144th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 165th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 186th in the Division 1.
Maryland averages 77.8 points per game this year which ranks them 67th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 58th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 126th and 110th respectively. In the turnover department the Terrapins rank 235th with 13.6 per game. The Terrapins allow 63.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 84th and 68th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.5 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the nation. The Terrapins force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 260th in college basketball.
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 9-9 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 8-11 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 7-8 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 8-8 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
12/17/15 G Austin Grandstaff Personal has left team
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/11/15 G Dion Wiley Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio State
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