Sunday, February 19, 2017
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Kohl Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Sunday, February 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 2 point favorites.
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The Terrapins come into this game with an overall record of 22-4 and a road record of 7-1. They are 17-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-14. The Badgers have an overall record of 21-5 and a home record of 13-1. They have an over/under record of 10-11 and they are 10-12 against the spread.
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Melo Trimble comes into this contest averaging 17.2 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 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Justin Jackson averages 11 points per game in 27.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Maryland. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Ethan Happ averages 14.5 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest this year for the Badgers. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage currently is at 51%. Bronson Koenig averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Maryland averages 74.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 127th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 121st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 80th in the country. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 129th and 138th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 199th with 13.4 per game. The Terrapins allow 67.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 60th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 39th and 58th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 162nd and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 223rd in Division 1.
Wisconsin averages 73.2 points per game this year which ranks them 163rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 96th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 191st in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 50th and 114th respectively. In the turnover department the Badgers rank 31st with 11.4 per game. The Badgers allow 60.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 252nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.2 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 9.8 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the nation. The Badgers force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 172nd in college basketball.
The Terrapins average 76.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.3 per contest. The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 109 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 53%. 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 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.9%. The Terrapins give up 71.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Badgers score 77.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 62.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 21.8 points per game. The Badgers have a rating on offense of 111.4 and 53.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 64.8 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 37% of their shots. Wisconsin turns it over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.7%. The Badgers give up 55.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 17-8 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 11-14 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 10-12 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 10-11 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
02/18/17 G Bronson Koenig Calf missed last game, "?" Sunday vs. Maryland
Guy's Pick: Take Wisconsin -2
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