Maryland Terrapins vs Indiana Hoosiers Prediction, 2/24/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Maryland Terrapins vs Indiana Hoosiers
Date: Thursday, February 24, 2022
Location: Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, IN
Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall is where the Indiana Hoosiers (16-10) will attempt to beat the Maryland Terrapins (13-14) on Thursday.
The Maryland Terrapins stepped onto the hardwood against Penn State and earned the victory with a final of 67-61 in their last contest. Maryland finished the contest having earned a 46.0% FG percentage (23 out of 50) and knocked down 6 out of their 20 3-pointers. At the free throw line, the Terrapins converted 15 of 19 tries for a percentage of 78.9%. Concerning hauling in boards, they collected 24 with 4 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 7 dimes for this contest as well as forcing the opposition into 13 turnovers and having 11 steals. When discussing defending, Maryland allowed their opponent to shoot 47.2% from the floor on 25 out of 53 shooting. Penn State doled out 9 dimes and had 7 steals in the game. On top of that, Penn State grabbed 31 rebounds (7 offensive, 24 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Penn State finished the game shooting 60.0% from the charity stripe by converting 3 of 5 tries. They also converted 8 out of their 19 tries from long range. When talking about personal fouls, the Terrapins ended up walking away with 11 and Penn State racked up 16 personal fouls.
Fatts Russell is a guy who came through in the game. He scored 18 points on 4 out of 13 shooting. He played 29 mins and grabbed 5 boards. He finished the contest at 30.8% from the floor and recorded 2 assists.
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Maryland comes into this one with a record of 13-14 for the campaign. They have an average of 70.7 points per contest (192nd in the nation) while hitting 43.2% from the field. The Terrapins are connecting on 32.3% from downtown (179 of 555) and 75.4% from the charity stripe. As a team, Maryland is pulling in 35.7 boards per game and has accounted for 313 dimes so far this year, which ranks 265th in the nation in terms of passing. They are turning it over 11.7 times per contest and as a group they are committing 15.1 fouls every game.
When they are on the defensive end, the Terrapins have forced 10.7 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 18.4 personal fouls. They concede 35.2% on shots from distance and they rank 223rd in D-1 in opponents points per game (70.5). The Terrapins are allowing an opponent FG percentage of 42.8% (697 of 1,627) and they concede 35.2 rebounds per game as a team. They are ranked 256th in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 367 conceded on the year.
The last time they took the court, the Indiana Hoosiers took a loss by a score of 80-69 against Ohio State. The Hoosiers were able to collect 21 defensive rebounds and 12 offensive boards totaling 33 for the game. They turned it over 11 times, while recording 6 steals in the game. Ohio State committed 22 personal fouls in this game which got the Hoosiers to the free throw line for 27 attempts. They were able to make 19 of them for a clip of 70.4%. In relation to three-point attempts, Indiana converted 6 of 19 tries (31.6%). When this game wrapped up, the Hoosiers ended up going 22 for 64 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 34.4%. The Hoosiers allowed Ohio State to convert 26 of their 54 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 48.1% for this game. They finished shooting 31.6% from distance by shooting 6 of 19 and walked away from this one shooting 22 of 28 from the charity stripe (78.6%). When discussing how they cleaned up the glass, Indiana allowed Ohio State to pull down 32 in total (5 offensive).
Race Thompson ended up being important for the Hoosiers for the contest. He tallied 13 points in his 40 mins of playing time and had 1 assist for the matchup. He made 6 of 12 for the contest for a field goal rate of 50.0%, and had 9 rebounds.
Indiana has a mark of 16-10 this year. The Hoosiers have committed 17.4 fouls every game and they hit 68.3% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 14.6 times per contest (77th in the country) and they are turning it over 12.5 times per contest. Indiana has scored 1,855 pts so far this year (71.3 per game) and they collect 37.2 boards per game. As an offensive unit, the Hoosiers are connecting on 45.2% from the field, which is 118th in Division 1.
The Hoosiers are ranked 55th in college hoops in points per game surrendered with 64.8. They are forcing 12.1 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 38.3% from the floor (11th in D-1). The Indiana defense concedes 30.7% on 3-point attempts (180 of 586) and opponents are connecting on 76.7% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 10.0 dimes and 33.9 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is 15th and 137th in the country.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Indiana
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