Maryland vs Wisconsin Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Wednesday, January 25, 2023

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The Wisconsin Badgers (12-6, 4-4 Big Ten) aim to end a three-game road losing streak at the Maryland Terrapins (12-7, 3-5 Big Ten) on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET.

Wednesday’s matchup between the Terrapins and the Badgers features the Terrapins as 5-point favorites. The point total for the game is 124.5.

Maryland vs. Wisconsin Odds

Point Spread for Maryland vs. Wisconsin

The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing Maryland as the favorite.

Maryland vs. Wisconsin Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Maryland has -217 odds to pick up the win, while Wisconsin is listed at +178 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 124.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: College Park, Maryland
  • Arena: Xfinity Center

Maryland vs. Wisconsin Betting Trends

Maryland is 11-7-1 against the spread this year. The Terrapins have been chosen as favorites in 12 games this year and have walked away with the win 11 times (91.7%) in those games. Maryland has gone over the point total in 27.8% of its opportunities this year (five times in 18 games with a set point total).

Wisconsin is 8-10-0 against the spread this year. The Badgers have won three of the eight games they were the moneyline underdog this season (37.5%). Wisconsin’s games this year have gone over the point total 10 times in 18 opportunities (55.6%).

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Maryland vs. Wisconsin Key Players to Watch


Donta Scott puts up 11.8 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game. Defensively, he delivers 0.7 steals and 1.0 block. Hakim Hart averages 11.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. At the other end, he delivers 1.2 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Julian Reese leads his team in rebounds per game (6.7), and also posts 10.3 points and 1.0 assists. Defensively, he puts up 0.9 steals and 0.8 blocked shots.


Steven Crowl is the Badgers’ top rebounder (6.9 per game), and he contributes 12.7 points and 2.8 assists. Chucky Hepburn is the Badgers’ top assist man (3.4 per game), and he delivers 12.7 points and 3.2 rebounds. Tyler Wahl is averaging team highs in points (12.8 per game) and assists (1.9). And he is contributing 6.2 rebounds, making 41.2% of his shots from the floor. Connor Essegian gives the Badgers 10.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game. He also delivers 0.7 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.

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What you need to know about the Maryland Terrapins

This season, the Terrapins are scoring 70.3 points per game (208th-ranked in college basketball) and surrendering 64.2 points per contest (48th-ranked). Maryland is pulling down 32.8 boards per game (148th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing 31.3 rebounds per contest (191st-ranked).

The Terrapins score 74.3 points per game at home, compared to 59.3 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 15.0 points per contest. Maryland ranks 25th-worst in college basketball with a 30.1% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. Meanwhile, it is making 6.5 threes per game (278th-ranked in college basketball). The Terrapins rank top-25 this year in three-pointers allowed, currently 19th-best in college basketball with 5.4 threes allowed per game. Meanwhile, they rank 28th with a 29.8% shooting percentage allowed from three-point land.

The Terrapins are 5-5 against the spread and 4-6 overall over their past 10 contests. Maryland has hit the over twice in its past 10 contests. In its last 10 games, Maryland has been racking up 63.0 points per contest, an average that’s significantly lower than the 70.3 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Maryland’s defense has been less stingy lately, as the team has allowed 66.7 points per game during its past 10 compared to the 64.2 points per game its opponents are averaging this season.

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What you need to know about the Wisconsin Badgers

At 66.4 points scored per game and 62.9 points allowed, the Badgers are 312th in the country offensively and 31st defensively. In 2022-23, Wisconsin is 292nd in college basketball in rebounds (29.8 per game) and 288th in rebounds allowed (33.0).

The Badgers score 69.4 points per game at home, and 67.0 away. Beyond the arc, Wisconsin is 61st in the country in 3-pointers made per game (8.6). It is 70th in 3-point percentage at 36.2%. The Badgers give up 6.4 3-pointers per game and concede 32.9% from beyond the arc, ranking 89th and 148th, respectively, in the nation.

Over their past 10 contests, the Badgers have two wins against the spread, and are 6-4 overall. In its past 10 games, Wisconsin has hit the over six times. Wisconsin is posting 66.4 points per contest in its previous 10 games, which is the same number of points it is averaging for the season. While the Badgers are giving up 62.9 points per game in 2022-23, they have been worse over their previous 10 games, allowing 65.3 points per contest.

Maryland vs. Wisconsin Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this matchup is Maryland, and we predict that Wisconsin will cover the spread (Maryland -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 124.5 points.

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How to bet Maryland vs. Wisconsin

You can bet on Maryland vs. Wisconsin 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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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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