Maryland Terrapins vs Wisconsin Badgers NCAAB Betting Prediction

Maryland Terrapins vs Wisconsin Badgers Prediction 2/20/2024

The Maryland Terrapins (14-12) travel to face off against the Wisconsin Badgers (17-9) on Tuesday, February 20th. This game will be played at Kohl Center in Madison and televised on PEAC. Wisconsin is coming off a win in their previous game, while Maryland is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Illinois. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

Maryland Terrapins vs Wisconsin Badgers

The Maryland Terrapins Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After their recent loss to Illinois, Maryland’s record now stands at 14-12. In Big Ten play, they are 6-9, compared to their 8-3 non-conference record. On the road, the Terrapins have gone just 3-7, and they are currently on a two-game losing streak away from home. Over their last 10 games on the road, they have gone 3-7.

Throughout the season, Maryland has been the underdog in 11 of their games, and they have gone 3-8 in those matchups. As the underdog, their average scoring margin is -3.1 points per game. So far, the Terrapins have been the underdog in 11 games.

As the underdog this season, Maryland has gone 4-7 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 4-6 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 4-6 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 130.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Maryland games this season (136.5). So far, 15 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 153 points.

The Wisconsin Badgers Are Coming Off A Win

Wisconsin enters this game with a record of 17-9, including a 14-2 mark at home. They have won four of their last five games at home and nine of their last 10.

As the favorite, the Badgers are 13-4 this season, and they have been favored in 17 of their 26 games.

Wisconsin’s ATS record this season is 11-14, including a 9-7 mark at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Badgers are 4-6 vs. the spread. In their last three home games, Wisconsin is just 1-2 ATS.

Wisconsin’s over/under record this season sits at 13-10-2. So far, their games have averaged 141.7 points compared to an average over/under line of 138, resulting in a margin of +3.7. Today’s line of 130.5 is lower than the average scoring total in their games this season. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

Maryland Offense Breakdown

The Maryland offense is coming off a game where they scored 80 points against Illinois. They posted a field goal percentage of 41.3% and connected on 4 threes. On offense, Maryland has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 41%. So far, they are 19th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 72%.

Jahmir Young (G) 21.2 5.1 4.0
Julian Reese (F) 13.6 10.1 1.2
Donta Scott (F) 11.5 4.9 1.0

Wisconsin Offense Breakdown

Wisconsin offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 62 points against Ohio State. In that game, they made 7/21 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 44%. On the offensive front, the Badgers have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, ranking 100th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 176th in terms of percentage and 251st in three-pointers made.

AJ Storr (G) 16.5 3.7 0.9
Tyler Wahl (F) 11.3 5.8 1.8
Steven Crowl (F) 11.3 7.7 2.2

Maryland Team Defense

At present, the Terrapins’ defense is nationally ranked 25th, allowing 64.6 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.3 threes per game vs. Wisconsin. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.8%.

Wisconsin Team Defense

At this time, the Badgers’ defense is positioned 87th in the country, permitting 68.6 points per game. In their previous game vs. Ohio State, the Buckeyes finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 54 points vs. Wisconsin.

Terrapins vs Badgers Trends

  • Across their ten previous road games, Maryland has an ATS mark of 4-6. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-7 while averaging 63 points per game.
  • Across their three previous home games, Wisconsin has an ATS mark of 0-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 0-3 while averaging 70 points per game.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the Terrapins have a straight up record of 3-7. But, their mark vs the spread was just 4-6.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting favorite, the Badgers have gone 0-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.

Terrapins vs Badgers Prediction

Not only do we have the Badgers winning this one by a score of 76-68, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Badgers at -7.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 130.5 and our model has the Terrapins and Badgers finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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