Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights head to Comcast Center to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 13 point favorites.
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The Scarlet Knights come into this game with an overall record of 12-8 and a road record of 2-6. They are 6-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-10. The Terrapins have an overall record of 17-2 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 7-11 and they are 11-7 against the spread.
Corey Sanders comes into this contest averaging 12.4 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Scarlet Knights. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 62%. DeShawn Freeman averages 11.5 points per game in 25.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 8.6 rebounds per game for Rutgers. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
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Melo Trimble averages 17.4 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Terrapins. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Anthony Cowan averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Rutgers averages 67.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 280th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 278th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 343rd in the country. They average 42.1 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 288th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 238th with 14.1 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 65.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 38th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 52nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 136th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 124th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in Division 1.
Maryland averages 74.7 points per game this year which ranks them 124th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 119th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 91st in the nation. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest which ranks them 136th and 188th respectively. In the turnover department the Terrapins rank 239th with 14.1 per game. The Terrapins allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 39th and 58th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 145th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the nation. The Terrapins force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 187th in college basketball.
The Scarlet Knights average 62.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 60.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9 per contest. The Scarlet Knights have an offensive rating of 98.7 and they assist on 47.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they shoot 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Rutgers turns the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 38.5%. The Scarlet Knights give up 70.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Terrapins score 72.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.8 points per game. The Terrapins have a rating on offense of 108.4 and 53.2% 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 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Maryland turns it over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.4%. The Terrapins give up 64 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 6-7 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 4-10 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 11-7 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 7-11 against the over/under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
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Josh's Pick: Take Maryland -13
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