Friday, May 10, 2017
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The Northwestern Wildcats head to Verizon Center to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Friday, May 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 2 point favorites.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 21-10 and a road record of 5-5. They are 17-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-17. The Terrapins have an overall record of 24-7 and a home record of 13-5. They have an over/under record of 13-16 and they are 18-12 against the spread.
Bryant McIntosh comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Scottie Lindsey averages 13.9 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Northwestern. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
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Melo Trimble averages 16.9 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Terrapins. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Justin Jackson averages 10.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Northwestern averages 71.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 225th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 253rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 242nd in the country. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game which ranks them 121st and 62nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 343rd with 10.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 64.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 63rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 233rd and they give up 12.0 assists per contest which puts them in 82nd place in the country. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 76th in Division 1.
Maryland averages 74.5 points per game this year which ranks them 153rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 142nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 121st in the nation. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 149th and 117th respectively. In the turnover department the Terrapins rank 191st with 13.0 per game. The Terrapins allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 65th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 42nd and 86th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 189th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the nation. The Terrapins force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 114th in college basketball.
The Wildcats are 118th in the nation in offensive rating at 107. They assist on 60.9% of their shots, which ranks 25th in the country. In terms of pace they average 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, which places them 297th among D-1 teams. They are 247th in effective field goal percentage with 49%. As a team they are 240th in the country in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Northwestern turns the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage of 50.3% places them 186th in Division 1 while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.6%.
The Terrapins are 87th in the nation in offensive rating at 108.7. They assist on 57% of their shots, which ranks 78th in the country. In terms of pace they average 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, which places them 249th among D-1 teams. They are 107th in effective field goal percentage with 53%. As a team they are 97th in the country in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Maryland turns the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage of 50.7% places them 155th in Division 1 while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.5%.
Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 17-10 against the spread
The Northwestern Wildcats are 9-17 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 18-12 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 13-16 against the over/under
Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
12/14/16 F Aaron Falzon Knee out for season
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
02/20/17 F Michal Cekovsky Ankle out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Northwestern +2
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