Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Value City Arena
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 1 point favorites.
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The Terrapins come into this game with an overall record of 19-2 and a road record of 5-0. They are 13-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-12. The Buckeyes have an overall record of 13-9 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 13-7 and they are 8-12 against the spread.
Melo Trimble comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Terrapins. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Justin Jackson averages 11 points per game in 26.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for Maryland. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Jae'Sean Tate averages 14 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Buckeyes. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 55%. JaQuan Lyle averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Maryland averages 74.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 126th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 111th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 46th in the country. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 140th and 156th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 220th with 13.9 per game. The Terrapins allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 33rd and 83rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 172nd and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 185th in Division 1.
Ohio State averages 73.4 points per game this year which ranks them 162nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 67th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 218th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 56th and 113th respectively. In the turnover department the Buckeyes rank 156th with 13.1 per game. The Buckeyes allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 73rd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 40th and 134th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 194th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 138th place in the nation. The Buckeyes force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 257th in college basketball.
The Terrapins average 78.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 6.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9 per contest. The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 108.9 and they assist on 54.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Maryland turns the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.2%. The Terrapins give up 72.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Buckeyes score 75.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12 points per game. The Buckeyes have a rating on offense of 105.3 and 53.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Ohio State turns it over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.8%. The Buckeyes give up 63.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 13-7 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 8-12 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 8-12 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 13-7 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
01/30/17 G Dion Wiley Back "?" Tuesday vs. Ohio State
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
01/05/17 F Keita Bates-Diop Leg out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Ohio State -1
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