Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Welsh-Ryan Arena to play the Northwestern Wildcats on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has Northwestern as 3 point favorites.
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The Terrapins come into this game with an overall record of 21-4 and a road record of 6-1. They are 16-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-14. The Wildcats have an overall record of 19-6 and a home record of 12-2. They have an over/under record of 7-14 and they are 15-6 against the spread.
Melo Trimble comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Terrapins. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Justin Jackson averages 11.1 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Maryland. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Scottie Lindsey averages 15.4 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Bryant McIntosh averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 5.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Maryland averages 74.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 121st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 130th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 86th in the country. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 145th and 141st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 196th with 13.4 per game. The Terrapins allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 64th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 39th and 87th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 173rd and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 31st place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 210th in Division 1.
Northwestern averages 73.5 points per game this year which ranks them 162nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 224th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 161st in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 56th and 32nd respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 16th with 10.6 per game. The Wildcats allow 64.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 63rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 205th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 68th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 251st in college basketball.
The Terrapins average 77 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.7 per contest. The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 109.1 and they assist on 55.6% 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 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.1%. The Terrapins give up 71.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 77 ppg at home and they have averaged 62 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 14.7 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 108.8 and 62.8% 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 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Northwestern turns it over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32%. The Wildcats give up 62.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 16-8 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 10-14 against the over/under
Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 15-6 against the spread
The Northwestern Wildcats are 7-14 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
12/14/16 F Aaron Falzon Knee out for season
02/11/17 G Scottie Lindsey Mononucleosis out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Northwestern -3
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