Maryland vs Penn State College Basketball Parlay 12/10/2019
Game: Maryland Terrapins vs Penn State Nittany Lions
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Location: Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Penn State +1
The Maryland Terrapins head to Bryce Jordan Center to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 1 point favorites.
Maryland heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-0. They currently have a point differential of 17.1 as they are averaging 77.9 points per contest while giving up 60.8 per game. Penn State has an overall mark of 7-2. They are averaging 79.9 points per contest and giving up 66.7, which is a point differential of 13.2.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-5-0 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 4-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 6-3-0 against the spread this season
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 5-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jalen Smith averages 13.6 points per contest in 28.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 10.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Anthony Cowan comes into this game averaging 16.6 points per contest while playing 32.0 minutes per night. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Myreon Jones averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes 3.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Lamar Stevens scores 16.8 points per contest while playing 28.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terrapins allow 60.8 points per contest which is 33rd in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 183rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 149th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 137th place in D-1. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 208th in Division 1. Maryland averages 77.9 points per contest, which is 75th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 17.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 194th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 268th in the nation. They average 42.2 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 154th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 321st with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nittany Lions give up 66.7 points per game, which ranks them 136th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 97th and 232nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 131st with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 145th with 34.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Nittany Lions are 272nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per contest. Penn State is 44th in the country with 79.9 points per contest this season. They are 148th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 13.2. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 232nd in the country. They are 22nd in the nation in rebounding with 41.7 boards per contest and 84th in assists per game with 15.1. The Nittany Lions are 204th in turnovers per contest with 13.3.
The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 109.4, which is ranked 54th. They are 145th in college basketball in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 196th. As a unit they are 172nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 112th in D-1. Maryland is 338th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions.
Penn State is 274th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Nittany Lions have an offensive rating of 107.8, which is ranked 71st. They are 50th in D-1 in pace with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 133rd. As a unit they are 146th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 85th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Maryland -1 and over 145.5 total points
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