Indiana vs Maryland Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 1/4/2020
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Maryland Terrapins
Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020
Location: Xfinity Center in College Park, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Maryland -7.5
The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Xfinity Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, January 4, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Maryland as 7.5 point favorites.
Indiana comes into this game with an overall record of 11-2. They currently have a point differential of 12.3 as they are averaging 79.1 points per game while giving up 66.8 per contest. Maryland has an overall mark of 11-2. They are averaging 75.4 points per contest and giving up 62.0, which is a point differential of 13.4.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 7-6-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-5-0 against the over/under
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-8-0 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 6-7-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/30/19 F Jerome Hunter Thigh is questionable
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
12/27/19 F Makhel Mitchell Left Team is out for season
12/27/19 F Makhi Mitchell Left Team is out for season
12/09/19 C Chol Marial Leg is out indefinitely
Trayce Jackson-Davis comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 70%. Devonte Green averages 12.5 points per game in 25.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 2.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Anthony Cowan averages 16.7 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Jalen Smith averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 79.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 49th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 31st. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 254th in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 50th and 138th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 189th with 13.5 per game. The Hoosiers allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 133rd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 119th and 162nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.9 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 12.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 138th place in Division 1. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 161st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Maryland is 105th in the country with 75.4 points per game this year. They are 271st in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 13.4. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 265th in the nation. They are 3rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 43.1 boards per game, and 218th in assists per contest with 12.9. The Terrapins are 246th in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Terrapins surrender 62.0 points per contest, which ranks them 43rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 168th in those defensive statistics. They rank 172nd with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 86th with 33.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Terrapins are 148th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game.
The Hoosiers are 29th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.1. In terms of pace they are 168th in the country with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 88th. As a team they are 63rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 320th in Division 1. Indiana is 225th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Maryland is 284th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Terrapins are 88th in the country in offensive rating with 106.4. In terms of pace they are 150th in Division 1 with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 263rd. As a team they are 206th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 139th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Maryland college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Maryland -7.5
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