Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Panthers travel to Comcast Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 3 point favorites.
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The Panthers come into this game with an overall record of 5-1. The Terrapins have an overall record of 7-0 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 2-4 and they are 2-4 against the spread.
Michael Young comes into this contest averaging 23.3 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Panthers. He pulls down 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Jamel Artis averages 19.3 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Pittsburgh. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Melo Trimble averages 21.1 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Terrapins. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Justin Jackson averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Pittsburgh averages 81.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 50th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 76th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 111th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per game which ranks them 78th and 35th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 67th with 12 per game. The Panthers allow 75.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 214th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 116th and 74th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 169th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 157th place in the country. They force 9 turnovers per game which ranks them 349th in Division 1.
Maryland averages 73.8 points per game this year which ranks them 147th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 218th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 234th in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per contest which ranks them 113th and 284th respectively. In the turnover department the Terrapins rank 178th with 13.7 per game. The Terrapins allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 96th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 63rd and 75th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 147th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 77th place in the nation. The Terrapins force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 247th in college basketball.
The Panthers average 72.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7 per contest. The Panthers have an offensive rating of 112.2 and they assist on 63.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Pittsburgh turns the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 4.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.1%. The Panthers give up 75.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Terrapins score 70 ppg at home and they have averaged 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.3 points per game. The Terrapins have a rating on offense of 107.8 and 50% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Maryland turns it over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.4%. The Terrapins give up 61.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 1-3 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 2-3 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 2-4 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 2-4 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
11/09/16 G Crisshawn Clark Knee out for season
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Maryland -3
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