The Maryland Terrapins (11-6, 2-4 Big Ten) will be attempting to continue a three-game home winning streak when taking on the Michigan Wolverines (10-7, 4-2 Big Ten) on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at Xfinity Center. It airs at 7:00 PM ET.
Thursday’s game between the Terrapins and the Wolverines features the Terrapins as 3-point favorites. The over/under is 142 points for the matchup.
Maryland vs. Michigan Odds
Point Spread for Maryland vs. Michigan
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with sportsbooks listing Maryland as the favorite.
Maryland vs. Michigan Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Maryland has -155 odds to pick up the win, while Michigan is listed at +129 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 142 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, January 19, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- Location: College Park, Maryland
- Arena: Xfinity Center
Maryland vs. Michigan Betting Trends
In the Maryland’s 17 games this season, it has nine wins against the spread. The Terrapins have come away with 10 wins in the 11 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Maryland’s games this year have hit the over on five of 17 set point totals.
Michigan has played 17 games, with nine wins, against the spread. The Wolverines have lost all five of the games they have been the underdog on the moneyline this season. Michigan’s games this year have gone over the point total 58.8% of the time (10 out of 17 games with a set point total).
Maryland vs. Michigan Key Players to Watch
Donta Scott puts up 12.4 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game. Defensively, he posts 0.7 steals and 1.1 blocked shots. Hakim Hart averages 11.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. Defensively, he delivers 1.1 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Julian Reese puts up a team-best 6.8 rebounds per game. He is also posting 10 points and 1.1 assists, shooting 66% from the field.
Hunter Dickinson tops the Wolverines in scoring (17.8 points per game) and rebounding (8.9), and averages 1.2 assists. He also puts up 0.6 steals and 1.7 blocked shots. The Wolverines get 15.5 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game from Jett Howard. The Wolverines get 12.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game from Kobe Bufkin. Dug McDaniel is the Wolverines’ top assist man (3.4 per game), and he averages 7.1 points and 2.9 rebounds.
What you need to know about the Maryland Terrapins
The Terrapins are putting up 71.5 points per game (183rd-ranked in college basketball) this season, while surrendering 64.9 points per contest (66th-ranked). This year, Maryland is grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game (122nd-ranked in college basketball) and allowing 30.9 rebounds per contest (160th-ranked).
The Terrapins are scoring 75.4 points per game when playing at home. In road games, they are averaging 60.2 points per contest. So far this season, Maryland is making 6.9 three-pointers per game (238th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 31.4% (300th-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Terrapins rank top-25 this season in three-pointers allowed, currently 21st-best in college basketball with 5.5 treys ceded per game. Meanwhile, they rank 55th with a 30.5% shooting percentage allowed from downtown.
The Terrapins have a 4-6 record against the spread while going 4-6 overall over their past 10 games. Maryland has gone over the total twice in its past 10 games. Maryland’s offense has been much less effective over its last 10 games, scoring 64.1 points a contest compared to the 71.5 it has averaged this season. Maryland’s defense has been more porous lately, as the team has given up 68.1 points per game during its last 10 compared to the 64.9 points per game its opponents average on the season.
What you need to know about the Michigan Wolverines
The Wolverines put up 76.1 points per game and give up 70.6, making them 86th in college basketball offensively and 219th defensively. In 2022-23, Michigan is 76th in the country in rebounds (34.5 per game) and 317th in rebounds conceded (33.9).
In 2022-23, Michigan is 132nd in college basketball in 3-point makes (7.9 per game) and 95th in 3-point percentage (35.7%). The Wolverines are 204th in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (7.4 per game) and 119th in 3-point percentage defensively (32%).
The Wolverines have gone 5-5 over their last 10 games, with a 6-4 record against the spread in that span. In its past 10 games, Michigan has hit the over six times. Over its previous 10 games, Michigan is putting up 76.1 points per game, the same number of points as its season average. The Wolverines have fared worse defensively in their past 10 games, allowing 71.1 points per contest, 0.5 more points their than season average of 70.6.
Maryland vs. Michigan Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this matchup is Maryland, and we predict that Maryland will cover the spread (Maryland -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 142 points.
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