Maryland vs Saint Peter’s Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Thursday, December 22, 2022

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The Maryland Terrapins (8-3) will look to halt a three-game losing skid when hosting the Saint Peter’s Peacocks (6-5) on Thursday, December 22, 2022 at Xfinity Center. This game is at 6:30 PM ET.

The Terrapins are currently enormous 22.5-point favorites against the Peacocks. The over/under for the matchup is set at 133.

Maryland vs. Saint Peter’s Odds

Point Spread for Maryland vs. Saint Peter’s

The spread for this matchup is set at 22.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Maryland as the favorite.

Maryland vs. Saint Peter’s Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Maryland has -6667 odds to pick up the win, while Saint Peter’s is listed at +1800 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 133 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, December 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • Location: College Park, Maryland
  • Arena: Xfinity Center

Maryland vs. Saint Peter’s Betting Trends

In the Maryland’s 11 games this season, it has seven wins against the spread. The Terrapins have won in seven of the eight contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Maryland’s games this year have eclipsed the over/under 40% of the time (four out of 10 games with a set point total).

Saint Peter’s is 4-6-0 against the spread this year. The Peacocks are 1-3 in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 25% of those games). Saint Peter’s games this season have hit the over on three of 10 set point totals (30%).

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Maryland vs. Saint Peter’s Key Players to Watch

Maryland

Donta Scott averages 13.9 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. Defensively, he averages 0.6 steals and 1.2 blocked shots. Julian Reese averages a team-high 7.2 rebounds per game. He is also averaging 11.2 points and 0.9 assists, shooting 73.5% from the floor (eighth in the country). Hakim Hart posts 12.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per contest, shooting 52.3% from the field and 39.0% from downtown with 1.5 made 3-pointers per contest.

Saint Peter’s

Latrell Reid leads the Peacocks in rebounding (6.8 per game) and assists (4.5), and produces 7.0 points. He also averages 1.6 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Isiah Dasher is the Peacocks’ top scorer (13.9 points per game), and he averages 0.9 assists and 3.5 rebounds. The Peacocks get 13.6 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game from Jaylen Murray. Corey Washington gives the Peacocks 7.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 0.1 assists per contest. He also posts 0.8 steals and 1.1 blocked shots.

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What you need to know about the Maryland Terrapins

The Terrapins are 150th in college basketball with 74.4 points per game this season. At the other end of the court, they rank 54th with 63.2 points allowed per contest. Maryland is pulling down 35.1 boards per game (78th-ranked in college basketball). It is giving up 30.4 rebounds per contest (147th-ranked).

Maryland is sinking 7.4 three-pointers per game (196th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while putting up a 31.8% three-point percentage (284th-ranked). The Terrapins are allowing opposing teams to put up a 28.4% three-point percentage this season (29th-ranked in college basketball), but they’ve thrived by giving up only 5.3 threes per game (24th-best).

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What you need to know about the Saint Peter’s Peacocks

The Peacocks are 321st in the nation in points scored (65.7 per game) and 78th in points allowed (64.6). On the boards, Saint Peter’s is 56th in the nation in rebounds (35.9 per game). It is 14th-best in rebounds allowed (26.6 per game).

The Peacocks average 75.2 points per game at home, and 54.4 away. In 2022-23, Saint Peter’s is 246th in the country in 3-point makes (6.9 per game) and 304th in 3-point percentage (31.1%). Defensively, the Peacocks are second-best in the nation in 3-pointers allowed per game at 4.5. They are 39th in 3-point percentage conceded at 28.9%.

Maryland vs. Saint Peter’s Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this contest is Maryland, and we expect that Saint Peter’s will cover the spread (Maryland -22.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 133 points.

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How to bet Maryland vs. Saint Peter’s

You can bet on Maryland vs. Saint Peter’s at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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