Fairleigh Dickinson at Maryland College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/21/2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017
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The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights head to XFINITY Center to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Maryland as 23.5 point favorites.
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Fairleigh Dickinson heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-7. They currently have a point differential of -1.3 as they are averaging 74.3 points per contest while giving up 75.6 per game. Maryland has an overall mark of 10-3. They are averaging 79.2 points per contest and giving up 64.9, which is a point differential of 14.3.
Valuable Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Betting Trends
The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-4 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-4 against the over/under this year
Key Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
12/20/17 F Bruno Fernando Ankle is "?" Thursday vs Fair Dickinson
Mike Holloway averages 12.7 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Darnell Edge averages 12.5 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Kevin Huerter averages 13.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 61%. Anthony Cowan scores 15.8 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.7 rebounds per contest and has 4.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knights allow 75.6 points per contest which is 252nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 214th and 197th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 282nd, and they allow 15.3 assists per game which puts them in 285th place in the country. They force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 321st in the nation. Fairleigh Dickinson averages 74.3 points per contest this year, which is 200th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 121st. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 224th in college basketball. They average 33.5 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 289th and 177th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 10th with 16.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terrapins give up 64.9 points per game, which ranks them 46th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 37th and 39th in those defensive statistics. They rank 42nd with 10.8 dimes allowed per game and 5th with 28.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Terrapins are 76th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest this year. Maryland is 99th in Division 1 with 79.2 points per contest this season. They are 26th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 14.3. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 42nd in D-1. They are 55th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.5 boards per contest and 103rd in assists per game with 15.3. The Terrapins are 19th in turnovers per contest with 16.5.
The Knights are 275th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.3, and their defensive rating of 101.1 is ranked 194th. In terms of pace they are 40th in the country with 74.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 150th. As a team they are 173rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 221st in Division 1. Fairleigh Dickinson is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 211th in the nation.
Maryland is 15th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 26th in Division 1. The Terrapins are 56th in the nation in defensive rating with 93, and their offensive rating of 113.4 is ranked 46th. They are 261st in D-1 in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 21st. As a unit they are 19th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 147th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Fairleigh Dickinson +23.5 and over 148 total points
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