Maryland Terrapins vs. Indiana Hoosiers ATS Odds

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Big 10 foes will collide when the Indiana Hoosiers (11-8, 4-3 Big 10) meet the Maryland Terrapins (15-6, 4-4 Big 10) at Assembly Hall. The Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 141 points with Maryland opening as a 1.5-point favorite. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET on Monday, January 22, 2018.

Maryland Terrapins at Indiana Hoosiers Betting Preview

The Terrapins beat the Minnesota Golden Gophers in their last contest, 77-66. With 15 points, 10 assists and six rebounds, Maryland’s Anthony Cowan had a solid performance. The Terrapins knocked down 19 of their 24 free throws (79.2 percent) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.644 (above their season average of 0.552).

In the Hoosiers last game, they were defeated by the No. 9 Michigan State Spartans, 85-57. Robert Johnson led Indiana in scoring with 21 points on 7-for-13 shooting. Michigan State held the Hoosiers to an offensive rebounding percentage of 19.5 (below their season average of 34.5). Indiana, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (12.1 vs. 16.4).

Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when a pair of the NCAA’s slowest-paced teams square off. Indiana currently ranks 275th in possessions per game (68.0) and Maryland is 273rd (68.0).

Of Maryland’s 15 games with betting action, eight have finished over the projected point total, while 10 of Indiana’s 19 games have finished under the projected point total. The Terrapins have the significant advantage straight up (SU) (15-6 vs. 11-8), but both teams are right around the .500 mark against the spread (ATS).

Johnson has been playing at a high level over the last five games for Indiana, averaging 16.4 points, 4.2 assists and 1.2 steals per game.

This is the first time these teams will go head-to-head this year, after the Terrapins won the only contest last season, 75-72. Maryland’s free throw rate was their biggest advantage over Indiana. The Terrapins had a rate of 0.316, while the Hoosiers posted a mark of 0.125.

Maryland Terrapins vs. Indiana Hoosiers Odds Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Indiana, ATS Winner – Indiana, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • The Hoosiers average 6.3 steals per game, which ranks 119th in the nation. The Terrapins rank 146th in steals allowed per game (7.0).
  • On the road, Maryland is 3-4 ATS with 4 overs and 3 unders.
  • Indiana is 7-4-1 ATS at home with 7 overs and 5 unders.
  • Maryland ranks 17th in rebounds allowed per game (30.7) while Indiana ranks 121st (34.5).
  • The Terrapins average 4.7 blocks per game, which ranks 37th in the NCAA. The Hoosiers rank 112th in blocks allowed per game (3.8).
  • Maryland averages 14.6 assists per game, which ranks 100th in the NCAA. Indiana ranks 140th in assists allowed per game (13.6).

Betting Trends:

  • Indiana is 3-2 ATS with 4 unders and 1 over in their last five games.
  • Over their last five games, Maryland is 3-2 ATS with 3 overs and 2 unders.
  • The Hoosiers have been outscored by an average of 2.0 points in their last five games. On the season, Indiana has defeated opponents by an average of 1.8 points.
  • During their last five games, the Terrapins have scored an average of 73.0 points per game (3.7 below their season average) and allowed an average of 77.8 points per game (11.3 above their season average).