Nebraska at Maryland NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to United Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Maryland as 6.5 point favorites.
Nebraska heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-15. They currently have a point differential of 5.4 as they are averaging 72.1 points per contest while giving up 66.7 per game. Maryland has an overall record of 22-9. They are averaging 71.7 points per game and surrendering 64.9, good for a point differential of 6.7.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 13-15-2 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 14-16-0 against the over/under
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 17-13-1 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 13-16-2 against the over/under
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
James Palmer comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Glynn Watson Jr. averages 13.0 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Anthony Cowan averages 15.9 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Bruno Fernando averages 14.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.5 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Nebraska averages 72.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 192nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 255th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 184th in the nation. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 139th and 212th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 344th with 9.8 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 66.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 63rd and 88th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.5 rebounds a game which ranks 323rd and they give up 11.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 36th place in Division 1. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 167th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Maryland is 204th in the country with 71.7 points per game this year. They are 97th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.7. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 120th in the nation. They are 21st in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.3 boards per game, and 192nd in assists per contest with 13.2. The Terrapins are 157th in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Terrapins surrender 64.9 points per contest, which ranks them 34th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 55th in those defensive statistics. They rank 97th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 30.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Terrapins are 2nd in country in forcing turnovers with 9.5 per game.
The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 106.4, which is ranked 119th. They are 266th in college basketball in pace with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 254th. As a unit they are 269th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 194th in D-1. Nebraska is 346th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions.
Maryland is 101st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Terrapins are 83rd in the country in offensive rating with 108. In terms of pace they are 310th in Division 1 with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 123rd. As a team they are 99th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 219th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Nebraska/Maryland college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Maryland -6.5
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