Maryland vs Indiana predictions 1/26/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Maryland Terrapins vs Indiana Hoosiers
Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020
Location: Assembly Hall in Bloomington, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana -2
The Maryland Terrapins travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 2 point favorites.
Maryland comes into this game with an overall record of 15-4. They currently have a point differential of 10.5 as they are averaging 71.5 points per game while giving up 61.0 per contest. Indiana has an overall record of 15-4. They are averaging 74.6 points per game and surrendering 66.1, good for a point differential of 8.6.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 7-12-0 against the over/under
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-10-0 against the over/under
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
12/27/19 F Makhi Mitchell Left Team is out for season
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
01/25/20 F Race Thompson Back injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Maryland
Anthony Cowan comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Jalen Smith averages 14.4 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 9.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Trayce Jackson-Davis averages 14.1 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Justin Smith averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Maryland averages 71.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 176th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 298th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 278th in the nation. They average 40.0 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 236th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 249th with 12.6 per game. The Terrapins allow 61.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 19th and 102nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 90th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 146th place in Division 1. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 150th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 102nd in the country with 74.6 points per game this year. They are 87th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.6. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 310th in the nation. They are 36th in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.6 boards per game, and 189th in assists per contest with 13.1. The Hoosiers are 162nd in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Hoosiers surrender 66.1 points per contest, which ranks them 99th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 107th and 131st in those defensive statistics. They rank 149th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 21st with 30.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoosiers are 159th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game.
The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 104, which is ranked 123rd. They are 236th in college basketball in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 289th. As a unit they are 232nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 92nd in D-1. Maryland is 261st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
Indiana is 204th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 105.9, which is ranked 88th. They are 169th in D-1 in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 188th. As a unit they are 153rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 325th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Maryland/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana -2
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