Indiana at Maryland College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/11/2019
Friday, January 11, 2019
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Xfinity Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Friday, January 11, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Maryland as 5 point favorites.
Indiana comes into this game with an overall record of 12-3. They currently have a point differential of 12.7 as they are averaging 77.5 points per game while giving up 64.7 per contest. Maryland has an overall record of 13-3. They are averaging 77.5 points per game and surrendering 65.6, good for a point differential of 11.9.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 7-8-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 5-10-0 against the over/under
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 8-6-1 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 8-7-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/03/18 F Race Thompson Concussion is out indefinitely
11/22/18 F Jerome Hunter Leg is out indefinitely
01/10/19 F Jake Forrester Illness is questionable Friday vs Maryland
01/02/19 G Rob Phinisee Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Romeo Langford comes into this contest averaging 18.2 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 72%. Juwan Morgan averages 16.7 points per game in 28.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 64% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Anthony Cowan averages 17.2 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Bruno Fernando averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.1 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 77.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 98th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 108th in the nation. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 166th and 100th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 129th with 14.1 per game. The Hoosiers allow 64.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 37th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 73rd and 32nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 68th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 117th place in Division 1. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Maryland is 97th in the country with 77.5 points per game this year. They are 37th in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 11.9. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 132nd in the nation. They are 35th in the NCAA in rebounding with 40.2 boards per game, and 129th in assists per contest with 14.4. The Terrapins are 206th in turnovers per game with 13.1. The Terrapins surrender 65.6 points per contest, which ranks them 50th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 60th and 154th in those defensive statistics. They rank 93rd with 11.9 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 29.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Terrapins are 26th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per game.
The Hoosiers are 89th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.9. In terms of pace they are 147th in the country with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 11th. As a team they are 24th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 326th in Division 1. Indiana is 89th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions.
Maryland is 174th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Terrapins are 36th in the country in offensive rating with 113.4. In terms of pace they are 284th in Division 1 with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 59th. As a team they are 46th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 248th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Maryland college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Maryland -5
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