Maryland Terrapins vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Prediction, 2/19/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Maryland Terrapins vs Nebraska Cornhuskers
Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023
Location: Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE
The Maryland Terrapins (18-8) are on their way to Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday where they will go up against the Nebraska Cornhuskers (13-14).
The Maryland Terrapins played Purdue and walked away with a win by a score of 68-54 in their last contest. Concerning personal fouls, the Terrapins ended up finishing with 12 and Purdue totaled 17 personal fouls. They converted 2 of their 13 attempts from distance. Purdue walked away from this one shooting 80.0% when shooting free throws by knocking down 8 of their 10 shots. Furthermore, Purdue snagged 22 rebounds (3 offensive, 19 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Purdue distributed 11 assists and had 4 steals for the contest. When discussing defending, Maryland allowed their opponent to shoot 44.0% from the field on 22 out of 50 shooting. They also recorded 14 assists for this game while forcing the opposition into 7 turnovers and having 5 steals. When discussing getting rebounds, they collected a total of 31 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Terrapins converted 13 of their 16 attempts for a percentage of 81.3%. Maryland finished the game having earned a 47.2% FG percentage (25 out of 53) and converted 5 of 11 3-pointers.
Jahmir Young is a player who played a role for this game. He was able to score 20 points on 6 out of 14 shooting. He played for 36 mins and collected 5 rebounds. He finished shooting 42.9% from the floor and also distributed 4 assists.
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Maryland steps onto the court with a record of 18-8 for the campaign. They currently have an average of 70.7 pts per game (202nd in the country) while hitting 45.0% from the field. The Terrapins are connecting on 30.7% on 3-pointers (166 of 541) and 74.3% from the free throw line. As a team, Maryland is pulling in 34.5 boards per game and has accounted for 295 assists on the campaign, which is 322nd in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession by turning the ball over 10.8 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 15.8 fouls every game.
On the defensive end, the Terrapins are forcing their opponents into 12.3 turnovers per game and they draw 18.4 fouls. They are 48th in college hoops in allowing assists with 284 surrendered on the season. The Terrapins defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 41.8% (598 of 1,432) and they relinquish 32.1 rebounds per game as a unit. They are conceding 31.2% on 3-point attempts while they are 22nd in college hoops in opponents PPG (62.4).
The last time they took the court, the Nebraska Cornhuskers got the victory with a final of 82-72 when they played Rutgers. The Cornhuskers were able to pull down 22 defensive boards and 3 offensive rebounds totaling 25 for this contest. They also gave up possession of the ball 14 times, while recording 5 steals in this game. Rutgers was called for 13 fouls in this contest which took the Cornhuskers to the charity stripe for a total of 9 attempts. They were able to convert 6 of those for a percentage of 66.7%. In regard to shots from beyond the arc, Nebraska knocked down 12 out of their 28 tries (42.9%). When the game finished, the Cornhuskers walked away from this one shooting 32 for 55 from the field which had them shooting 58.2%. The Cornhuskers allowed Rutgers to convert 28 of their 61 attempts from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 45.9% in the game. They finished shooting 34.8% from 3-point land by shooting 8 of 23 and ended up going 8 out of 14 at the charity stripe (57.1%). In regard to rebounding, Nebraska permitted Rutgers to pull down 33 in all (11 offensive).
Keisei Tominaga ended up having an impact for the Cornhuskers for the contest. He had 22 points in his 32 mins of playing time and had 1 assist for the matchup. He made 8 of 15 in the game for a field goal rate of 53.3%, and earned 1 rebound.
Nebraska has a win-loss record of 13-14 on the season. The Cornhuskers are committing 13.7 personal fouls per contest and they shoot 62.8% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 13.2 times per contest (175th in D-1) and they are turning it over 12.9 times per game. Nebraska has scored 1,804 points on the campaign (66.8 per game) and they pull in 34.7 boards per game. As an offense, the Cornhuskers are hitting on 45.3% from the floor, which ranks them 142nd in the nation.
The Nebraska defense surrenders 33.1% on 3-point attempts (236 of 712) and their opposition knocks down 68.4% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 15.0 assists and 35.1 rebounds on a nightly basis, ranking them 333rd and 254th in college basketball. The Cornhuskers on the defensive side of the court are 167th in D-1 in PPG given up with 69.2. They are able to force 12.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 42.8% from the field (134th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Maryland
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