Indiana Hoosiers vs Maryland Terrapins NCAAB Betting Prediction

Indiana Hoosiers vs Maryland Terrapins Prediction 3/3/2024

The Indiana Hoosiers (15-13) travel to face off against the Maryland Terrapins (15-14) on Sunday, March 3rd. This game will be played at XFINITY Center in College Park and televised on CBS. Indiana is coming off a win in their previous game, while Maryland is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Northwestern. Tip-off is set for 2:00 ET.

Indiana Hoosiers vs Maryland Terrapins

The Indiana Hoosiers Are Coming Off A Win

Indiana comes into this game as a nine-point underdog, and they have gone 4-10 as the underdog this season. On the road, the Hoosiers have gone 3-7 this year, and their average scoring margin is -8.0 points per game.

In their last game, Indiana defeated Wisconsin by a score of 74-70, and they have gone 1-2 in their last three road games. So far this season, the Hoosiers have an overall record of 15-13.

As the underdog this season, Indiana has gone 7-7 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS mark for the year is 13-14-1. On the road, the Hoosiers are 4-5-1 vs. the spread and have gone 1-2 ATS in their last three road games.

Indiana’s over/under record this season is 16-12 and the average over/under line in their games is 145.8. So far, 23 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 135.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 151 points and their over/under record in that span is 3-0.

The Maryland Terrapins Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their last game to Northwestern by a score of 68-61, Maryland will be looking to bounce back and snap their two-game losing streak at home. So far this season, the Terrapins have an 11-6 record at home compared to a 4-8 record on the road.

Overall, Maryland has gone 15-14 this season, including a 7-11 record in Big Ten play. As the favorite, the Terrapins have gone 11-5, and they have been favored in 16 of their 29 games.

As the favorite, Maryland has gone 6-10 vs. the spread this season and 4-6 in their last 10 games as the favorite. Their overall ATS mark this year is 12-17. At home, the Terps have gone 6-11 vs. the spread and are just 3-7 in their last 10 home games vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 135.5 is in line with the average over/under line in Maryland’s games this season (135.8). So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is just 126 points.

Indiana Offense Breakdown

The Hoosiers’ offense wrapped up their last game with 74 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 72.9 points per contest. Coming into the game, the Hoosiers offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 31%. On average, they get up 15.7 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 14.7 made free-throws.

Malik Reneau (F) 16.0 6.2 2.6
Kel’el Ware (C) 15.6 9.5 1.5
Mackenzie Mgbako (F) 11.6 4.0 1.4

Maryland Offense Breakdown

Against Northwestern, the Maryland had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 69.3 points per game. They scored 61 points and posted a field goal percentage of 38.9% in the game. Leading the team in scoring is Jahmir Young, who is averaging 20.9 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Julian Reese also maintains a PPG average of 13.9 heading into game.

Jahmir Young (G) 20.9 4.8 4.2
Julian Reese (F) 13.9 9.7 1.1
Donta Scott (F) 11.3 4.9 1.1

Indiana Team Defense

Currently, the Hoosiers’ defense holds the 252nd rank in the nation, allowing 75.0 points per game. Indiana’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Wisconsin offense to knock down 61% of their shots on their way to putting up 70 points.

Maryland Team Defense

So far, the Terrapins’ defense is ranked 20th in the country at 64.4 points per contest. In today’s game, the Maryland defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 2 three-pointers while giving up 68 points.

Hoosiers vs Terrapins Trends

  • In their last five road games, Indiana has averaged 70 points per game while allowing 79. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-4 while going 3-2.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Terrapins have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 6-4 vs. the spread. The team averaged 66 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Hoosiers have a straight up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 3-2.
  • Looking back on the team’s last three games as the favorite, the Terrapins have a straight up record of 1-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-2.

Hoosiers vs Terrapins Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Terrapins vs. Terrapins game, we suggest taking the Terrapins at -9. Even though our predictions have the Terrapins winning 75-69, we see the Hoosiers as the better choice on the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 135.5, and our model predicts the Hoosiers and Terrapins to score a combined 144 points. We recommend betting on the over.

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