Maryland at Penn State NCAA Basketball Parlay 2/27/2019
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Bryce Jordan Center
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The Maryland Terrapins head to Bryce Jordan Center to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 1 point favorites.
Maryland comes into this game with an overall record of 21-7. They currently have a point differential of 8.0 as they are averaging 72.5 points per game while giving up 64.5 per contest. Penn State has an overall record of 11-16. They are averaging 69.8 points per game and surrendering 69.5, good for a point differential of 0.3.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 15-11-1 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 10-15-2 against the over/under this year
Important Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 12-14-0 against the spread this season
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 11-15-0 against the over/under this year
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
12/14/18 F Satchel Pierce Academics is out for season
Bruno Fernando averages 14.4 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 10.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 65% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%. Anthony Cowan comes into this game averaging 16.0 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Rasir Bolton averages 12.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.0 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Lamar Stevens scores 19.7 points per contest while playing 36.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terrapins allow 64.5 points per contest which is 30th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 60th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.3 rebounds a game which ranks 11th, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 79th place in D-1. They force 9.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in Division 1. Maryland averages 72.5 points per contest, which is 181st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 84th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 82nd in the nation. They average 39.7 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 164th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 152nd with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nittany Lions give up 69.5 points per game, which ranks them 127th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 256th and 314th in those defensive statistics. They rank 96th with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 144th with 34.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Nittany Lions are 220th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest. Penn State is 264th in the country with 69.8 points per contest this season. They are 299th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 0.3. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 302nd in the country. They are 138th in the nation in rebounding with 36.2 boards per contest and 275th in assists per game with 12.1. The Nittany Lions are 229th in turnovers per contest with 12.6.
The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 108.8, which is ranked 68th. They are 308th in college basketball in pace with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 98th. As a unit they are 77th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 208th in D-1. Maryland is 96th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Penn State is 232nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Nittany Lions are 241st in the country in offensive rating with 101.1. In terms of pace they are 239th in Division 1 with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 309th. As a team they are 311th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 204th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Maryland -1 and under 135.5 total points
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