Looking to win big? The Terrapins and Hoosiers face off at 7:00 ET on BTN. The Hoosiers are hosting the game at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, IN. The over/under for this game is set at 137.5 points, and the Hoosiers are the home favorites against the Terrapins in a Big Ten conference matchup.
MARYLAND TERRAPINS VS INDIANA HOOSIERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Indiana Hoosiers -3
This game will be played at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall at 7:00 ET on Friday, December 1st.
WHY BET THE INDIANA HOOSIERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Hoosiers.
- Not only will Indiana pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Is an Upset Waiting to Happen on the Road?
Maryland has a 4-3 record overall. In away games, the Terrapins are 0-2, but they have a 4-1 record at home. Maryland has a below .500 ATS record at 2-5. Over their last five games, the team is 2-3 vs. the spread.
Looking at their over/under performance through seven games, Maryland has an over/under record of 2-5-0, with their games averaging 133.4 points per game on average. In their most recent three games, the Terrapins’ over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 153 points per game.
Maryland is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 103 points versus Rider. This output is higher than their season-average of 70.7 points per game. Offensively, the Terrapins have a season long field goal percentage of 42%, which is 339th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 419th in percentage and 324th in three-pointers made.
This season, the Maryland defense has been impressive, holding the 26th position in the country while permitting an average of 62.7 points per contest. Against Rider in their most recent game, the Maryland defense gave up a total of 76 points while allowing Rider to hit 57% of their shots.
Is A Home Victory Likely for the Favored Hoosiers?
Indiana comes into this game with a 5-1 record, following their 89-76 victory over Harvard. The Hoosiers have played two road games, winning one and losing one, and are undefeated at home with a 4-0 record. Indiana’s ATS record sits at 1-4-1, which is below the .500 mark. When playing at home, Indiana is 1-3 vs. the spread this season and 3-6-1 in their last ten home games.
After six games, Indiana has an over/under record of 3-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 146 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Hoosiers’ over/under record is 3-0, with their games averaging 156 points per game.
Coming off a good offensive performance, Indiana’s offense scored 89 points against Harvard. Their field goal percentage for the game was 57.1%, and they went 13/17 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring was Kel’el Ware with 28 points. Mackenzie Mgbako also added 18 points for the Hoosiers.
In terms of defense, Indiana is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 71.0 points per game. Against Harvard in their most recent game, the Indiana defense gave up a total of 76 points while allowing Harvard to hit 57% of their shots.