Illinois vs Maryland College Hoops Parlay 12/7/2019
Game: Illinois Fighting Illini vs Maryland Terrapins
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Location: Xfinity Center in College Park, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Maryland -10.5
The Illinois Fighting Illini head to Xfinity Center to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 10.5 point favorites.
Illinois heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 17.4 as they are averaging 87.1 points per contest while giving up 69.8 per game. Maryland has an overall record of 9-0. They are averaging 80.0 points per game and surrendering 61.1, good for a point differential of 18.9.
Valuable Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 3-4-0 against the spread this season
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 4-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-4-0 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 4-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
11/25/19 G Tevian Jones Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ayo Dosunmu averages 15.8 points per contest in 31.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%. Kofi Cockburn comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while playing 25.5 minutes per night. He grabs 11.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Jalen Smith averages 13.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Anthony Cowan scores 16.2 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Illini allow 69.8 points per contest which is 198th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 207th and 261st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 26.4 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 138th place in D-1. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 179th in Division 1. Illinois averages 87.1 points per contest, which is 3rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 17.4 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a unit, which has them ranked 8th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 139th in the nation. They average 43.8 boards per contest and 17.0 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 47th with 15.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terrapins give up 61.1 points per game, which ranks them 36th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 19th and 211th in those defensive statistics. They rank 148th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 127th with 34.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Terrapins are 217th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest. Maryland is 45th in the country with 80.0 points per contest this season. They are 158th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 18.9. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 255th in the country. They are 13th in the nation in rebounding with 42.6 boards per contest and 147th in assists per game with 13.9. The Terrapins are 313th in turnovers per contest with 11.4.
The Fighting Illini have an offensive rating of 116.4, which is ranked 9th. They are 66th in college basketball in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 31st. As a unit they are 16th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 326th in D-1. Illinois is 108th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions.
Maryland is 333rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions. The Terrapins are 42nd in the country in offensive rating with 111.5. In terms of pace they are 127th in Division 1 with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 160th. As a team they are 139th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 135th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Illinois +10.5 and over 149 total points
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