Rhode Island vs Maryland NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 11/9/2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019
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The Rhode Island Rams travel to XFINITY Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Maryland as 13.5 point favorites.
Rhode Island comes into this game with an overall record of 1-0. They currently have a point differential of 11 as they are averaging 76 points per game while giving up 65 per contest. Maryland has an overall record of 1-0. They are averaging 95 points per game and surrendering 71, good for a point differential of 24.
Valuable Rhode Island Rams Betting Trends
The Rhode Island Rams are 0-1-0 against the spread
The Rhode Island Rams are 0-1-0 against the over/under
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 0-1-0 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Key Rhode Island Rams Injuries
11/05/19 F Antwan Walker Eligibility is out indefinitely
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Cyril Langevine averages 16 points per game in 31 minutes per contest. He averages 2 assists per contest and 15 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 50%. Fatts Russell comes into this contest averaging 18 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Darryl Morsell averages 15 points per game and he sees the court an average of 23 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 71% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Jalen Smith averages 16 points per game while playing 25 minutes per contest. He grabs 11 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 65 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 168th in Division 1. They also allow a 32% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 95th and 178th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40 rebounds a game which ranks 260th, and they give up 15 assists per contest which puts them in 268th place in the NCAA. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in the nation. Rhode Island averages 76 points per contest this season, which ranks them 142nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 11 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 236th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 124th in D-1. They average 53 rebounds per game and 18 assists per contest, which ranks them 14th and 61st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 244th with 10 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terrapins surrender 71 points per contest, which ranks them 227th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 257th and 138th in those defensive statistics. They rank 273rd with 15 assists allowed per contest, and 152nd with 33 rebounds surrendered per game. The Terrapins are 155th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14 per game. Maryland is 42nd in the country with 95 points per game this year. They are 114th in the D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 24. They shoot 19% from 3-point range, which is good for 281st in the nation. They are 49th in the country in rebounding with 47 boards per game and 126th in assists per contest with 15. The Terrapins are 282nd in turnovers per game with 8.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 101.3, which is ranked 154th. They are 124th in college basketball in pace with 75.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 228th. As a unit they are 225th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 142nd in D-1. Rhode Island is 266th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions.
Maryland is 293rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 8.4 times per 100 possessions. The Terrapins are 52nd in the country in offensive rating with 120.3. In terms of pace they are 66th in Division 1 with 79.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 139th. As a team they are 143rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 167th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Rhode Island/Maryland college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Maryland -13.5
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