Maryland at Nebraska College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Pinnacle Bank Arena
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Pinnacle Bank Arena to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 1.5 point favorites.
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Maryland comes into this game with an overall record of 17-10. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 75.0 points per game while giving up 67.1 per contest. Nebraska has an overall record of 19-8. They are averaging 73.7 points per game and surrendering 69.0, good for a point differential of 4.7.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 14-8 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 10-13 against the over/under this year
Important Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 19-6 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 9-16 against the over/under this year
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
12/31/17 F Ivan Bender Knee is out for season
12/28/17 F Justin Jackson Shoulder is out for season
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kevin Huerter averages 14.8 points per game in 34 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. Anthony Cowan averages 16.2 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Isaac Copeland averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 72%. James Palmer averages 17.6 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terrapins allow 67.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 29th and 119th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.0 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 135th place in the country. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in college basketball. Maryland averages 75.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 147th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 34th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 29th in D-1. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 110th and 125th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 89th with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers surrender 69.0 points per contest, which ranks them 99th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 75th and 33rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 104th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest, and 319th with 38.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cornhuskers are 118th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game this season. Nebraska is 185th in Division 1 with 73.7 points per game this year. They are 233rd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.7. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 161st in the nation. They are 138th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game and 167th in assists per contest with 13.8. The Cornhuskers are 326th in turnovers per game with 11.1.
The Terrapins are 62nd in the nation in offensive rating with 110.7, and their defensive rating of 99 is ranked 89th. In terms of pace they are 290th in the country with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 34th. As a team they are 27th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 169th in Division 1. Maryland is 46th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 35th in the nation.
Nebraska is 320th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 27th in the nation. The Cornhuskers are 131st in the country in offensive rating with 106.7, and their defensive rating of 99.8 is ranked 109th. In terms of pace they are 232nd in Division 1 with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 237th. As a team they are 203rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 229th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Maryland/Nebraska college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Nebraska -1.5
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