Maryland Terrapins vs Michigan Wolverines Prediction, 1/19/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Maryland Terrapins vs Michigan Wolverines
Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Location: Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Maryland (+9.5)
The Maryland Terrapins (8-6) go to Crisler Center on Tuesday where they'll meet the Michigan Wolverines (11-1). The odds on this matchup have Michigan as 9.5-point favorites. The total is set at 142.
Maryland steps onto the hardwood with a mark of 8-6 so far this year. They are giving up possession 11.1 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 14.9 fouls every game. As a team, Maryland is grabbing 34.8 rebounds per game and has accounted for 203 assists this season, which is 44th in college hoops in terms of passing the rock. The Terrapins are connecting on 37.3% on shots beyond the perimeter (119 of 319) and 69.1% from the free throw line. They average 73.7 pts per game (146th in Division 1) while shooting 47.5% from the floor. On defense, the Terrapins are forcing 10.9 turnovers per contest and they draw 17.1 personal fouls. They rank 268th in the nation in giving up assists to their opponents with 174 conceded so far this season. The Terrapins defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 42.6% (351 of 823) and they concede 33.2 rebounds per contest as a group. They give up 35.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter while they are 110th in the nation in PPG allowed (67.4).
The Maryland Terrapins took the court against the Wingate Bulldogs and walked away with a win by a score of 100-58 in their last contest. Maryland ended the game with a 60.4% field goal percentage (32 out of 53) and made 12 of their 26 three-point shots. From the charity stripe, the Terrapins made 24 of 34 shots for a rate of 70.6%. With respect to grabbing rebounds, they earned 39 with 1 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 27 assists for this game while earning 3 steals and 3 blocks. When discussing defending, Maryland let their opponent shoot 60.4% from the floor on 32 of 53 shooting. Wingate distributed 6 assists and had 7 steals in the matchup. Additionally, the Bulldogs snagged 27 rebounds (6 offensive, 21 defensive) and earned 3 blocked shots. Wingate walked away from this one shooting 70.0% from the free throw line by knocking down 14 of their 20 shots. They made 6 of their 24 tries from beyond the arc.
Aaron Wiggins is a player who was a factor in the game. He walked away with 21 points on 6 out of 11 shooting. He was on the court for 26 mins and pulled down 6 rebounds. Wiggins ended up going 54.5% from the field and also earned 3 assists. Another guy that was a factor in this game for the Terrapins was Galin Smith. He grabbed 4 boards and also collected 2 dimes. He finished the contest at 71.4% from the field in the game by connecting on 5-of-7 (13 points). Overall, Smith was on the court for 11 minutes.
Michigan has a win-loss mark of 11-1 this season. The Wolverines have committed 14.3 fouls per contest and they hit 76.3% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 17.4 times per game (24th in college basketball) and they are giving up possession 13.1 times per contest. Michigan has earned 959 points so far this year (79.9 per contest) and they grab 40.0 boards per contest. When it comes to offense, the Wolverines are shooting 51.4% from the floor, which is 19th in the country. The Wolverines on the defensive end are ranked 91st in the country in points per game surrendered with 66.6. They concede 10.3 dimes and 30.8 total boards per game, which is ranked 34th and 34th in college basketball. The Michigan defense gives up 33.7% on shots from distance (93 of 276) and opponents are converting on 78.3% of their free throw attempts. They are forcing their opponents into 10.6 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 37.7% from the floor (10th in college basketball).
In their last game, the Michigan Wolverines took a defeat with a final score of 75-57 when they played the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The Wolverines were able to pull down 24 defensive rebounds and 12 offensive boards for a total of 36 for this contest. They stuffed 2 shots while getting 4 steals in the matchup. The Golden Gophers committed 17 personal fouls for the contest which took the Wolverines to the free throw line for a total of 14 attempts. They were able to make 7 of the free throws for a rate of 50.0%. When it comes to shots from beyond the arc, Michigan knocked down 6 out of their 22 attempts (27.3%). When the final whistle blew, the Wolverines finished the game shooting 22 out of 56 from the field which gave them a percentage of 39.3%. The Wolverines allowed the Golden Gophers to convert 29 of their 62 tries from the floor which had them at 46.8% for the game. They went 22.2% from distance by going 4 of 18 and ended up shooting 13 out of 15 from the charity stripe (86.7%). With respect to cleaning the glass, Michigan permitted Minnesota to get 34 in total (6 offensive).
Chaundee Brown ended up being a factor for the Wolverines for this contest. He converted 6 of 12 for the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, which had him finishing with 14 points. Brown collected 3 rebounds in his 27 minutes played and had 2 assists in this game. An additional guy who was a determining factor for Michigan was Isaiah Livers. He finished with 11 points in 33 minutes on the hardwood by way of 4 out of 11 from the floor in this matchup. Livers wrapped this one up going 36.4% from the field while totaling 2 assists and 9 rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Maryland (+9.5)
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