Marshall at Maryland College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/23/2018
Friday, November 23, 2018
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The Marshall Thundering Herd travel to Xfinity Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Friday, November 23, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Maryland as 7 point favorites.
Marshall heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-0. They currently have a point differential of 19.8 as they are averaging 93.5 points per contest while giving up 73.8 per game. Maryland has an overall mark of 5-0. They are averaging 81.0 points per contest and giving up 65.8, which is a point differential of 15.2.
Valuable Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 3-1-0 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 3-1-0 against the over/under
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 1-4-0 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 1-4-0 against the over/under
Key Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
C.J. Burks averages 21.0 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Jon Elmore comes into this contest averaging 23.0 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 83% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Anthony Cowan averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Bruno Fernando averages 15.8 points per game while playing 24.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.0 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 83% and his free throw percentage is at 50%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thundering Herd allow 73.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 226th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 152nd and 59th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.8 rebounds a game which ranks 325th, and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 127th place in the NCAA. They force 20.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in the nation. Marshall averages 93.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 19.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 50th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 82nd in D-1. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 162nd and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 243rd with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terrapins surrender 65.8 points per contest, which ranks them 89th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 81st and 91st in those defensive statistics. They rank 106th with 11.4 assists allowed per contest, and 17th with 28.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Terrapins are 54th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game. Maryland is 88th in the country with 81.0 points per game this year. They are 61st in the D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 15.2. They shoot 27% from 3-point range, which is good for 318th in the nation. They are 41st in the country in rebounding with 42.2 boards per game and 33rd in assists per contest with 17.6. The Terrapins are 250th in turnovers per game with 12.4.
The Thundering Herd are 48th in the nation in offensive rating with 115.1. In terms of pace they are 8th in the country with 81.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 33rd. As a team they are 64th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 54th in Division 1. Marshall is 302nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions.
Maryland is 259th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions. The Terrapins are 46th in the country in offensive rating with 115.4. In terms of pace they are 234th in Division 1 with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 118th. As a team they are 124th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 226th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Marshall/Maryland college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Maryland -7
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