The Purdue Boilermakers (18-1, 7-1 Big Ten) will try to build on a five-game winning run when they host the Maryland Terrapins (12-6, 3-4 Big Ten) at 1:00 PM ET on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at Mackey Arena.
Sunday’s matchup between the Boilermakers and the Terrapins features the Boilermakers as strong 9-point favorites. The matchup’s over/under is 132.
Purdue vs. Maryland Odds
Point Spread for Purdue vs. Maryland
The spread for this matchup is set at 9 points, with sportsbooks listing Purdue as the favorite.
Purdue vs. Maryland Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Purdue has -493 odds to pick up the win, while Maryland is listed at +366 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 132 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, January 22, 2023
- Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
- Location: West Lafayette, Indiana
- Arena: Mackey Arena
Purdue vs. Maryland Betting Trends
Against the spread, Purdue is 8-11-0 this season. The Boilermakers have been victorious in 13, or 92.9%, of the 14 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Purdue’s games this year have eclipsed the over/under 33.3% of the time (six out of 18 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, Maryland is 10-7-1 this season. The Terrapins have won 16.7% of the games this season they were the underdog on the moneyline (1-5). Maryland’s games this year have gone over the total in five of 18 opportunities (27.8%).
Purdue vs. Maryland Key Players to Watch
Zach Edey averages 21.3 points and 13 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also averaging 1.3 assists, shooting 61.6% from the field. Braden Smith puts up a team-best 4.3 assists per contest. He is also posting 9.9 points and 4.9 rebounds, shooting 47.5% from the field and 45.5% from downtown with 1.3 made 3-pointers per contest. Fletcher Loyer averages 13.1 points, 1.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists per contest, shooting 39.3% from the field and 36.8% from beyond the arc with 2.3 made 3-pointers per contest. Caleb Furst is averaging 7.2 points, 0.7 assists and 5.4 rebounds per contest.
Donta Scott is putting up 12.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest, making 41.7% of his shots from the floor and 29.9% from 3-point range, with 1.3 treys per contest. The Terrapins receive 11.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game from Hakim Hart. Julian Reese is the Terrapins’ top rebounder (6.9 per game), and he produces 9.8 points and 1 assists.
What you need to know about the Purdue Boilermakers
The Boilermakers own a top-25 defense this season, ranking 12th-best in college basketball with 60.1 points allowed per game. On offense, they rank 131st with 74.4 points scored per contest. In terms of rebounding, things are clicking for Purdue, who is pulling down 37.4 boards per game (fifth-best in college basketball) and allowing 25 boards per contest (best).
The Boilermakers put up 76.6 points per game when playing at home, compared to 69.3 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 7.3 points per contest. Purdue ranks 185th in college basketball with 7.4 three-pointers per game so far this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 235th with a 33.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. With 6.3 three-pointers conceded per game, the Boilermakers rank 80th in the country. They are allowing a 29.9% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 34th in college basketball.
The Boilermakers have gone 9-1 in their last 10 contests, with a 4-6 record against the spread in that span. Purdue has gone over the total twice in its past 10 contests. Purdue has seen a downturn in scoring lately, putting up 69.9 points per game in its last 10 outings, 4.5 points fewer than the 74.4 it has scored this year. Purdue’s defense has been tougher lately, as the team has given up 57.9 points per game over its last 10 compared to the 60.1 points per game its opponents are averaging on the season.
What you need to know about the Maryland Terrapins
With 71.1 points scored per game and 64.5 points allowed, the Terrapins are 192nd in college basketball offensively and 54th on defense. Maryland collects 33.4 rebounds per game and give up 31.1 boards, ranking 120th and 177th, respectively, in the nation.
At home the Terrapins are scoring 74.3 points per game, 14.1 more than they are averaging on the road (60.2). Maryland makes 6.7 3-pointers per game and shoots 30.9% from beyond the arc, ranking 259th and 316th, respectively, in the country. Defensively, the Terrapins are 23rd-best in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded per game at 5.6. They are 45th in 3-point percentage conceded at 30.3%.
The Terrapins have gone 4-6 in their last 10 contests, with a 4-6 record against the spread during that span. Maryland has hit the over twice in its past 10 contests. In its previous 10 games, Maryland is posting 63.4 points per contest, compared to its season average of 71.1. The Terrapins have fared worse defensively in their previous 10 games, ceding 67.3 points per contest, 2.8 more points their than season average of 64.5.
Purdue vs. Maryland Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this matchup is Purdue, and we expect that Purdue will cover the spread (Purdue -9). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 132 points.
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