Wisconsin Badgers vs Maryland Terrapins Prediction, 1/25/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Wisconsin Badgers vs Maryland Terrapins
Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Location: XFINITY Center in College Park, MD
XFINITY Center is the location where the Maryland Terrapins (12-7) will try to beat the Wisconsin Badgers (12-5) on Wednesday.
The Wisconsin Badgers faced Northwestern and went home with a loss by a final score of 66-63 in their last game. Wisconsin finished the contest having earned a 38.6% field goal percentage (22 of 57) and knocked down 10 of their 31 shots from distance. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Badgers made 9 of their 16 attempts for a rate of 56.3%. In relation to grabbing boards, they compiled 29 with 8 of them being offensive. They also recorded 16 dimes for the matchup while forcing 5 turnovers and getting 3 steals. When talking about defense, Wisconsin allowed 43.1% from the field on 22 of 51 shooting. Northwestern earned 9 dimes and had 3 steals for this game. Additionally, Northwestern collected 31 rebounds (7 offensive, 24 defensive), but didn't have a block. Northwestern finished the game shooting 88.9% at the free throw line by making 16 of 18 attempts. They buried 6 of their 16 attempts from three-point range. When talking about fouls, the Badgers ended up finishing with 19 and Northwestern finished the game with 22 fouls.
Jordan Davis is a guy who was a major factor in this matchup. He ended up going 60.0% from the field and also recorded 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 38 minutes played and also pulled down 6 boards. He left the arena with 15 points on 6 out of 10 shooting.
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Wisconsin steps onto the court with a record of 12-5 on the campaign. They average 66.6 pts per contest (312th in the country) while shooting 42.6% from the field. The Badgers are shooting 36.5% on 3-point shots (144 of 394) and 66.7% from the charity stripe. As a team, Wisconsin is pulling in 31.8 rebounds per game and has earned 203 assists so far this season, which is 351st in Division 1 in terms of passing. They are turning it over 9.1 times per game and as a group they commit 15.6 fouls per game.
When they are on the defensive end, the Badgers are able to force 12.8 turnovers per game and they draw 16.1 fouls. They give up 32.7% on 3-point attempts while they are 33rd in Division 1 in PPG allowed (62.7). Badgers defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 43.2% (396 of 916) and they concede 35.4 boards per contest as a squad. They rank 6th in D-1 in giving up assists to the opposition with 173 conceded for the season.
When they last stepped on the court, the Maryland Terrapins took a loss by a final score of 58-55 against Purdue. The Terrapins pulled down 14 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards totaling 21 in this game. They coughed up the ball 9 times, while getting 7 steals in this game. Purdue earned 14 fouls in this matchup which took the Terrapins to the free throw line for 9 tries. They were able to knock down 8 of those for a percentage of 88.9%. When discussing shooting from distance, Maryland knocked down 3 of 21 attempts (14.3%). When the final whistle blew, the Terrapins shot 22 out of 59 from the floor which gave them a rate of 37.3%. The Terrapins permitted Purdue to convert 20 out of 52 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 38.5% for the game. They went 15.4% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 2 of 13 and ended up shooting 16 of 18 from the free throw line (88.9%). In reference to how they cleaned up the glass, Maryland allowed Purdue to grab 36 overall (14 on the offensive glass).
Julian Reese pitched in for the Terrapins for this contest. He made 8 out of 11 for this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 72.7%, and earned 3 rebounds. He earned 19 points in his 34 mins on the hardwood and had 1 assist in this contest.
Maryland has a mark of 12-7 on the season. In terms of offensive execution, the Terrapins are shooting 44.4% from the field, which ranks them 193rd in the country. Maryland has scored 1,335 points for the season (70.3 per contest) and they snag 35.4 rebounds per game. They are getting an assist 10.6 times per game (347th in the nation) and they are giving up possession 11.9 times per game. The Terrapins have committed 16.4 personal fouls per game while shooting 71.5% from the charity stripe.
The Terrapins defensively are ranked 52nd in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 64.2. They are forcing their opponents into 12.5 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 41.2% from the field (72nd in Division 1). The Maryland defense allows 29.8% on 3-point attempts (103 of 346) and their opponents are connecting on 71.7% of their foul shots. They relinquish 10.6 assists and 33.9 rebounds per contest, which ranks them 40th and 160th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Wisconsin
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