Looking to win big? The Cornhuskers and Terrapins face off at 12:00 ET on BTN. The Terrapins are hosting the game at XFINITY Center in College Park, MD. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 141.5 points, and Maryland is favored by -5 to win at home against Nebraska.

NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS VS MARYLAND TERRAPINS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Maryland Terrapins -5

This game will be played at XFINITY Center at 12:00 ET on Saturday, January 27th.

WHY BET THE MARYLAND TERRAPINS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Terrapins.
  • Not only will Maryland pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 141.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can Nebraska Stun the Crowd at XFINITY Center?

Nebraska heads into tonight’s game as a five-point underdog, and they have gone 3-4 this season when getting points. The Cornhuskers are 15-5 overall, and they have won two straight games. On the road, Nebraska has gone 2-4 this season, and their average scoring margin is -2.2 points per game.

Most recently, the Cornhuskers beat Ohio State by a score of 83-69. Over their last 10 games on the road, Nebraska has gone 4-6, and they are currently on a three-game road losing streak.

Nebraska’s overall ATS mark for the season is 12-7-1, but they have struggled vs. the spread on the road this year, going just 2-4. Over their last 10 road games, the Cornhuskers are 4-6 vs. the spread. As the underdog, Nebraska’s ATS record is 3-4 this year and 5-5 over their last 10 games.

Nebraska’s over/under record for the season is 14-6 and today’s line of 141.5 is lower than the average over/under line of 147.4 in their games. So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 with an average of 155 points scored.

In their recent matchup, the Nebraska offense ended with 83 points against Ohio State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 49.2% and made 14 threes. Leading Nebraska in scoring vs. Ohio State was Rienk Mast with his 34 points. C.J. Wilcher also added 16 points for the Cornhuskers.

The Cornhuskers’ defense is presently ranked 109th nationally, allowing an average of 70.0 points per contest. Against Ohio State, the Cornhuskers’ defense gave up 69 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Ohio State only made 9 free-throws.

Will Maryland Find a Way to Win at Home?

Through 20 games, Maryland has a 12-8 record and is 4-5 in Big Ten play. At home, the Terrapins are 9-3, and they have gone 8-2 in their last 10 games at home.

Today, Maryland is favored by 5 points against Nebraska. So far this season, the Terrapins have been favored in 12 games, going 9-3.

As the favorite this season, Maryland has an ATS record of 4-8. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Terps are just 4-6 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 141.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Maryland’s games this season (136.8). So far, 15 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 131 points.

In their previous game, the Terrapins’ offense finished with 69 points, which is right in line with their current average of 70.2 points per contest. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jahmir Young who comes into today’s matchup averaging 20.8. Julian Reese also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.6.

Currently, the Terrapins’ defense holds the 22nd rank in the nation, allowing 64.0 points per game. In their previous game vs. Iowa, the Hawkeyes finished with a field goal percentage of 42% and a total of 67 points vs. Maryland.