Maryland at Nebraska College Basketball Betting Tips 2/6/2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Pinnacle Bank Arena
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The Maryland Terrapins head to Pinnacle Bank Arena to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 1.5 point favorites.
Maryland heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.6 as they are averaging 74.3 points per contest while giving up 65.8 per game. Nebraska has an overall record of 13-9. They are averaging 74.6 points per game and surrendering 62.9, good for a point differential of 11.8.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 12-10-1 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 10-11-2 against the over/under this year
Important Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 10-9-2 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 8-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
11/09/18 G Karrington Davis Achilles is out for season
01/26/19 F Isaac Copeland Jr. Knee is out for season
Anthony Cowan comes into this game averaging 16.7 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Bruno Fernando averages 14.8 points per contest in 28.7 minutes per game. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 10.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 67% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
James Palmer scores 19.3 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Glynn Watson Jr. averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.0 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Maryland averages 74.3 points per contest, which is 151st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 73rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 59th in the nation. They average 39.3 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 31st and 163rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 177th with 13.2 per game. The Terrapins allow 65.8 points per contest, which is 44th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 47th and 117th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 29.0 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 111th place in the country. They force 10.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Nebraska is 142nd in the nation with 74.6 points per contest this season. They are 196th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 11.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 192nd in the NCAA. They are 94th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.2 boards per contest and 158th in assists per game with 13.7. The Cornhuskers are 341st in turnovers per contest with 10.3. The Cornhuskers give up 62.9 points per game, which ranks them 16th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 19th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 9.6 dimes allowed per game and 278th with 37.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Cornhuskers are 216th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest this year.
The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 110.8, which is ranked 50th. They are 305th in college basketball in pace with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 80th. As a unit they are 59th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 236th in D-1. Maryland is 127th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Nebraska is 341st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions. The Cornhuskers are 65th in the country in offensive rating with 109.1. In terms of pace they are 255th in Division 1 with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 190th. As a team they are 186th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 148th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Maryland/Nebraska college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Maryland +1.5
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