Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to play the Iowa Hawkeyes on Thursday, January 19, 2017.
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The Terrapins come into this game with an overall record of 16-2 and a road record of 3-0. They are 10-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-11. The Hawkeyes have an overall record of 11-8 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 6-9 against the spread.
Melo Trimble comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Terrapins. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Anthony Cowan averages 11.1 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Maryland. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Peter Jok averages 21.9 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year for the Hawkeyes. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Tyler Cook averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Maryland averages 74.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 141st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 139th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 117th in the country. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game which ranks them 141st and 238th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 196th with 13.6 per game. The Terrapins allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 44th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 52nd and 84th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 128th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 206th in Division 1.
Iowa averages 81.5 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 89th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 110th in the nation. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawkeyes rank 223rd with 13.9 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 78 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 275th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 131st and 226th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 307th and they give up 16.6 assists per contest which puts them in 333rd place in the nation. The Hawkeyes force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 149th in college basketball.
The Terrapins average 76.7 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 6.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5.3 per contest. The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 108.5 and they assist on 51.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Maryland turns the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.8%. The Terrapins give up 70.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hawkeyes score 88.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.2 points per game. The Hawkeyes have a rating on offense of 107.6 and 59.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 74.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Iowa turns it over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.3%. The Hawkeyes give up 74.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 10-7 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 6-11 against the over/under
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 6-9 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 7-8 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
01/18/17 G Dion Wiley Back "?" Thursday vs. Iowa
01/18/17 F Michal Cekovsky Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Iowa
Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
01/18/17 F Dale Jones Wrist is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Maryland
01/18/17 F Dominque Uhl Thumb probable Thursday vs. Maryland
Josh's Pick: Take Iowa
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