Maryland at Syracuse College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/27/2017
Monday, November 27, 2017
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Carrier Dome to play the Syracuse Orange on Monday, November 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Syracuse as 1 point favorites.
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Maryland comes into this game with an overall record of 6-1. They currently have a point differential of 23.0 as they are averaging 81.4 points per game while giving up 58.4 per contest. Syracuse has an overall record of 5-0. They are averaging 74.8 points per game and surrendering 57.6, good for a point differential of 17.2.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 3-2 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 1-4 against the over/under this year
Important Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 2-2 against the spread this season
The Syracuse Orange are 0-4 against the over/under this year
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Anthony Cowan averages 14.6 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 88%. Kevin Huerter averages 12.4 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Tyus Battle averages 20 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Franklin Howard averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Maryland averages 81.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 100th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 23.0 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 38%, which is good for 102nd in the country. They average 42.6 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 31st and 190th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 82nd with 15.6 per game. The Terrapins allow 58.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in Division 1. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 27th and 130th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 25.4 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 10.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 43rd place in college basketball. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 52nd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Syracuse is 196th in the country with 74.8 points per game this year. They are 177th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 17.2. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 245th in college basketball. They are 6th in the nation in rebounding with 46.6 boards per game, and 193rd in assists per contest with 13.8. The Orange are 307th in turnovers per game with 11.4. The Orange surrender 57.6 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the country. Their defense allows a 34% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 114th in those defensive statistics. They rank 210th with 13.6 assists allowed per contest and 53rd with 31.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Orange are 92nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game this season.
The Terrapins are 27th in the nation in offensive rating with 118.7, and their defensive rating of 85.1 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 300th in the country with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 26th. As a team they are 25th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 231st in Division 1. Maryland is 58th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 42%, which is 28th in the nation.
Syracuse is 307th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 41%, which is 21st in the nation. The Orange are 93rd in the country in offensive rating with 111.3, and their defensive rating of 85.7 is ranked 30th. In terms of pace they are 325th in Division 1 with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 230th. As a team they are 256th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 325th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Maryland/Syracuse college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Syracuse -1
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