Maryland at Iowa College Basketball Game Picks 2/19/2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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The Maryland Terrapins head to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. The opening line for this game has Iowa as 1.5 point favorites.
Maryland comes into this game with an overall record of 19-7. They currently have a point differential of 8.2 as they are averaging 72.8 points per game while giving up 64.6 per contest. Iowa has an overall record of 20-5. They are averaging 81.2 points per game and surrendering 73.0, good for a point differential of 8.2.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 14-11-1 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 10-14-2 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 12-13-0 against the spread this season
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 12-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/18/18 F Cordell Pemsl Knee is out for season
11/11/18 G CJ Fredrick Redshirt is out for season
11/11/18 F Jack Nunge Redshirt is out for season
Anthony Cowan comes into this game averaging 15.8 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Bruno Fernando averages 14.5 points per contest in 29.1 minutes per game. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 10.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 66% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Tyler Cook scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Luka Garza averages 13.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 23.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.8 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Maryland averages 72.8 points per contest, which is 178th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 91st. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 96th in the nation. They average 39.9 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 174th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 176th with 13.1 per game. The Terrapins allow 64.6 points per contest, which is 29th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 62nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.0 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 75th place in the country. They force 9.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa is 29th in the nation with 81.2 points per contest this season. They are 45th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.2. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 36th in the NCAA. They are 160th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 27th in assists per game with 16.2. The Hawkeyes are 269th in turnovers per contest with 12.2. The Hawkeyes give up 73.0 points per game, which ranks them 220th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 210th and 49th in those defensive statistics. They rank 329th with 15.5 dimes allowed per game and 114th with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawkeyes are 164th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest this year.
The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 109, which is ranked 66th. They are 308th in college basketball in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 109th. As a unit they are 93rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 226th in D-1. Maryland is 123rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa is 271st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Hawkeyes are 16th in the country in offensive rating with 114.1. In terms of pace they are 102nd in Division 1 with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 37th. As a team they are 13th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 155th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Maryland/Iowa college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Maryland +1.5
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