Maryland vs Temple NCAA Basketball Tips 11/28/2019
Game: Maryland Terrapins vs Temple Owls
Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019
Location: HP Field House in Kissimmee, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Temple +10
The Maryland Terrapins travel to HP Field House to play the Temple Owls on Thursday, November 28, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Maryland as 10 point favorites.
Maryland comes into this game with an overall record of 5-0. They currently have a point differential of 22.8 as they are averaging 81.6 points per game while giving up 58.8 per contest. Temple has an overall mark of 4-0. They are averaging 71.3 points per contest and giving up 61.3, which is a point differential of 10.0.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 0-4-0 against the over/under
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Anthony Cowan averages 13.0 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Jalen Smith comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Quinton Rose averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Nate Pierre-Louis averages 15.8 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 10.8 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 61%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terrapins allow 58.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in Division 1. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 33rd and 191st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 121st, and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 202nd place in the NCAA. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 261st in the nation. Maryland averages 81.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 43rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 22.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 99th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 299th in D-1. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 13th and 115th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 312th with 11.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls surrender 61.3 points per contest, which ranks them 61st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 36% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 110th in those defensive statistics. They rank 307th with 15.3 assists allowed per contest, and 340th with 42.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Owls are 286th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per game. Temple is 206th in the country with 71.3 points per game this year. They are 319th in the D-1 in shooting at 39%, while their average scoring margin is 10.0. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 286th in the nation. They are 47th in the country in rebounding with 41.3 boards per game and 180th in assists per contest with 13.5. The Owls are 341st in turnovers per game with 10.0.
The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 115.3, which is ranked 20th. They are 178th in college basketball in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 137th. As a unit they are 114th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 183rd in D-1. Maryland is 331st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions.
Temple is 345th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions. The Owls have an offensive rating of 99, which is ranked 220th. They are 143rd in D-1 in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 308th. As a unit they are 307th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 144th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Maryland/Temple college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Temple +10
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