Rhode Island Rams at Maryland Terrapins Betting Prediction 11/09/19

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The seventh-ranked Maryland Terrapins (1-0) will be 11-point favorites at home in the Xfinity Center when they meet the Rhode Island Rams (1-0). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 144.5 points and it begins at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

Rhode Island Rams at Maryland Terrapins ATS Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Terrapins easily got past the Holy Cross Crusaders 95-71, while the Rams beat the LIU Sharks 76-65.

Rhode Island played a perfect game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 33.3 and a free throw rate of 0.186. LIU had marks of 20.8 and 0.118, respectively, for those same stats. Maryland, on the other hand, dominated every stat category in their game. They had a free throw rate of 0.211 and a turnover percentage of 8.5. Holy Cross was 0.060 and 16.8, respectively, for those same stats. Jalen Smith was a key piece for Maryland with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Cyril Langevine, meanwhile played well for Rhode Island, finishing with 16 points and 15 rebounds.

Since last season, the Rams are 16-12 straight up (SU) and 16-15-2 against the spread (ATS). Just over half of Rhode Island games have finished over the O/U total since last season.

The Terrapins, meanwhile, have records of 23-9 SU and 14-13-2 ATS since last season. Over that same stretch, games featuring Maryland have finished under the O/U total 55.6 percent of the time.

Maryland could dominate on defense as they square off against one of the worst offenses in the NCAA. Dating back to last season, the Terrapins rank 19th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.461), while Rhode Island is 314th in effective field goal percentage (0.473).

Rhode Island Rams vs. Maryland Terrapins Odds Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Rhode Island, ATS Winner – Rhode Island, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Rhode Island ranks 80th in steals per game (7.1) while Maryland ranks 289th (4.5).
  • The Terrapins rank 225th in three pointers attempted per game (21.0) while the Rams rank 295th (18.9).
  • Maryland ranks 173rd in assists per game (13.2) while Rhode Island ranks 227th (12.3).
  • The Terrapins average 4.9 blocks per game, which ranks 15th in the NCAA. The Rams rank 156th in blocks allowed per game (3.4).
  • Maryland ranks 14th in rebounds allowed per game (31.0) while Rhode Island ranks 151st (34.7).