Planning on watching today’s Retrievers and Terrapins game? Catch the action at XFINITY Center in College Park, MD, as the Terrapins hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on BTN. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 140.5 points, and the Terrapins are favored to win at home against the Retrievers.
UMBC RETRIEVERS VS MARYLAND TERRAPINS BETTING PICK
The Pick: UMBC Retrievers +19.5
This game will be played at XFINITY Center at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, November 21st.
WHY BET THE UMBC RETRIEVERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-69 in favor of the Terrapins.
- Even though we have Maryland winning straight-up, we like UMBC at +19.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 142 points.
Do the Retrievers Stand a Chance in College Park?
UMBC is preparing for their fifth game of the season, coming in with a 2-2 record. In the previous ten games on the road, UMBC has a 2-8 record, which includes last season. As of today’s game, UMBC has a current ATS record of 2-2. Over their last ten games, including the previous season, UMBC has gone 4-5 against the spread.
In four games, UMBC comes in with an over/under mark of 3-1-0, with their games averaging 162.2 points per game. The Retrievers have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 83 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.
The UMBC offense is coming off a game in which they scored 94 points vs. Loyola Maryland. Overall their field goal percentage was 48.7% while connecting on 11 threes. Khydarius Smith was the leading scorer for the Retrievers, putting up 18 points. In addition, Devan Sapp contributed 18 points.
So far, the Retrievers’ defense is ranked 148th in the country at 76.6 points per contest. So far, the UMBC defense is giving up an average of 9.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.6 times per game (402nd).
Will Maryland Find a Way to Win at Home?
Maryland has a 1-3 overall record after four games. In their last three home games, including those from last year, Maryland has gone winless. Analyzing Maryland’s ATS performance, they currently hold a 0-4 ATS record heading into today’s game. Taking into account their last ten games, which includes the previous season, Maryland has gone 7-3 ATS.
Through four games, Maryland has an over/under record of 0-4-0 with their games averaging a combined 118 points per game so far. In the Terrapins’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 68 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 1-4.
In their recent matchup, the Maryland offense ended with 40 points against Villanova. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 24% and made 5 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Jahmir Young, who is averaging 13.2 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Julian Reese also maintains a PPG average of 12.2 heading into game.
This season, the Maryland defense has been impressive, holding the 22nd position in the country while permitting an average of 60.0 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.5 threes per game vs. UMBC. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.0%.