Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Wisconsin Badgers travel to Comcast Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Badgers come into this game with an overall record of 15-9 and a road record of 3-3. They are 12-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-11. The Terrapins have an overall record of 22-3 and a home record of 14-0. They have an over/under record of 9-14 and they are 11-11 against the spread.
Nigel Hayes comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Badgers. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Bronson Koenig averages 13.3 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game for Wisconsin. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Melo Trimble averages 14.4 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Terrapins. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Diamond Stone averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Wisconsin averages 69.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 232nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 186th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 135th in the country. They average 36 rebounds per game and 11.2 assists per game which ranks them 174th and 302nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 44th with 11.3 per game. The Badgers allow 64.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 128th and 322nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.2 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 230th in the Division 1.
Maryland averages 76.3 points per game this year which ranks them 89th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 113th in the nation. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per contest which ranks them 108th and 111th respectively. In the turnover department the Terrapins rank 209th with 13.2 per game. The Terrapins allow 64 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 31st and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 35th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the nation. The Terrapins force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 301st in college basketball.
The Badgers average 62.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 10 per contest. The Badgers have an offensive rating of 107 and they assist on 46.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 64.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Wisconsin turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.4%. The Badgers give up 63.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 61.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Terrapins score 78.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.3 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 17.2 points per game. The Terrapins have a rating on offense of 113.5 and 52.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 57%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Maryland turns it over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.6%. The Terrapins give up 61.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 62.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 12-11 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 13-11 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 11-11 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 9-14 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/14/15 G Riley Dearring Personal has left team
12/04/15 G Brevin Pritzl Foot out indefinitely
11/13/15 F Andy Van Vliet Eligibility out for season
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/11/15 G Dion Wiley Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Wisconsin
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