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Alcorn State vs Maryland Terrapins Prediction 12/12/2023

The Alcorn State Braves (1-8) travel to face off against the Maryland Terrapins (5-4) on Tuesday, December 12th. This game will be played at XFINITY Center in College Park and televised on BTN. Both Alcorn State and Maryland will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

Alcorn State Braves vs Maryland Terrapins

The Alcorn State Braves Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Alcorn State has a current record of 1-8 after nine games. Looking back at their last ten road games, Alcorn State has a 1-9 record, including games from last year. In terms of ATS performance, Alcorn State stands at 3-5 heading into today’s matchup. Over their last five games, the team is 2-3 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through nine games, Alcorn State has an over/under record of 7-1-0, with their games averaging 155.8 points per game on average. When assessing the Braves’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 3-0, with their games averaging 151 points per game.

The Maryland Terrapins Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Terrapins are preparing for their 10th game of the season, currently holding a 5-4 record. In games played on the road, Maryland has yet to win and is 0-3, while they are 4-1 in home games. Maryland’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 2-6. Specifically, the Terrapins have gone 0-3 on the road vs. the spread and 2-3 at home.

Maryland comes in with an over/under record of 2-6-0 through nine games, with their games averaging a combined 131.5 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Terrapins’ over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 151 points per game.

Alcorn State Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Braves’ offense tallied 69 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 67.9 points per game. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jeremiah Kendall who comes into today’s matchup averaging 16. Byron Joshua also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.8.

Jeremiah Kendall (F) 16.0 7.4 0.8
Byron Joshua (PG) 12.8 2.8 3.4
Jeremiah Gambrell (SG) 10.5 1.5 0.8

Maryland Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Maryland offense put up 53 points against Indiana. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 35.7% and made 2 threes. The top scorer for the Terrapins was Jahmir Young with 20 points, while Julian Reese also added 14 to the scoreboard.

Jahmir Young (G) 17.7 3.4 3.9
Julian Reese (F) 15.9 10.2 0.9
Donta Scott (F) 8.7 4.7 0.7

Alcorn State Team Defense

Coming into the game, Alcorn State will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 85.1 points per game (250th). Against Clemson in their most recent game, the Alcorn State defense gave up a total of 90 points while allowing Clemson to hit 48% of their shots.

Maryland Team Defense

So far, the Terrapins’ defense is ranked 41st in the country at 64.3 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Indiana, the Hoosiers finished with a field goal percentage of 45% and a total of 65 points vs. Maryland.

Braves vs Terrapins Trends

  • In their last five games away from home, the Braves have a straight up record of 0-5 while going 2-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 63 points per game in this stretch.
  • Through their last ten home games, Maryland has an ATS record of just 2-8. However, their overall record was 1-9 while averaging 59 points per game.
  • The last three games that Alcorn State was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 0-3 straight up.
  • In their last three contests as the favorite, Maryland has a poor record vs the spread going 1-2. But, they still put together a straight up mark of 3-0.

Braves vs Terrapins Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Terrapins vs. Terrapins game, we suggest taking the Terrapins at -20.5. Even though our predictions have the Terrapins winning 77-67, we see the Braves as the better choice on the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 141.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the over.

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