Maryland vs. Purdue Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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The Maryland Terrapins (4-1) face a Big Ten matchup with the Purdue Boilermakers (3-2).

Maryland vs. Purdue Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with bookmakers listing Maryland as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Maryland has -166 odds to pick up the win, while Purdue is listed at +132 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 59.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Maryland vs. Purdue Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BTN
  • Location: College Park, Maryland
  • Stadium: Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium

Betting Preview


Maryland has the 83rd-ranked defense this season (392.0 yards allowed per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 21st-best with a tally of 477.6 yards per game. From an offensive standpoint, Maryland ranks 38th in the FBS with 35.0 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 39th in points allowed (392.0 points allowed per contest). On offense, Maryland has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 17th-best in the FBS by compiling 303.6 per game. The Terrapins rank 97th on defense (252.4 passing yards allowed per game). Offensively, Maryland ranks 52nd in the FBS with 174.0 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 66th in rushing yards allowed per contest (139.6). Maryland ranks 36th in third-down efficiency (45.5%) on offense and 80th in third-down conversion rate allowed (39.5%) on defense this season. Maryland ranks 100th in college football with a -3 turnover margin after forcing 4 turnovers (114th in the FBS) and committing seven (61st in the FBS).


From an offensive perspective, Purdue is generating 429.0 total yards per contest (52nd-ranked). It ranks 27th in the FBS on defense (316.0 total yards allowed per game). Purdue ranks 56th in the FBS with 32.8 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 34th with 20.6 points allowed per game on defense. Purdue is posting 286.8 passing yards per contest on offense this season (28th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 214.0 passing yards per contest (54th-ranked) on defense. Purdue is putting up 142.2 rushing yards per contest on offense this season (85th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 102.0 rushing yards per contest (27th-ranked) on defense. Purdue ranks 56th in the FBS with a 41.9% third-down conversion rate, but it has been led by its defense, which ranks 19th-best by allowing a 28.6% third-down rate. With nine forced turnovers (28th in the FBS) and eight turnovers committed (77th in the FBS) this season, Purdue ranks 51st in the FBS with a turnover margin of +1.

Maryland vs. Purdue Betting Analysis

Maryland Betting Insights

Maryland is 4-1-0 against the spread this season. Maryland has an ATS record of 2-1 when playing as at least 3.5-point favorites. Games involving Maryland have hit the over once this season. The Terrapins have been the moneyline favorite a total of four times this season, and they’ve won all of those games. The Terrapins have won all three games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -166 or shorter.

Boilermakers Betting Insights

Purdue has covered the spread twice over five games with a set number. Purdue has an ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs. Purdue games have gone over the total three times this year. This season, the Boilermakers have been the underdog three times and won one of those games. The Boilermakers have entered three games this season as the underdog by +132 or more and are 1-1 in those contests.

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Maryland vs. Purdue Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 65.4 65.5 65.3
Implied Total AVG 40.8 38.7 44.0
ATS Record 4-1-0 2-1-0 2-0-0
Over/Under Record 1-4-0 0-3-0 1-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-0 3-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 55.1 54.3 56.3
Implied Total AVG 34.4 36.7 31.0
ATS Record 2-3-0 1-2-0 1-1-0
Over/Under Record 3-2-0 2-1-0 1-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-2 0-1 1-1

Players to Watch


  • Beau Brade has helped carry the Terrapins’ defense with 35 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one interception in five games.
  • As part of the Terrapins’ defensive unit, Jaishawn Barham has amassed 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL and 27 tackles in five games.
  • With 25 tackles and 2.0 TFL in five games, Ahmad McCullough has been a significant piece of the Terrapins’ defensive unit in 2022.
  • A big piece of the Terrapins’ defensive unit, Dante Trader Jr. has one interception to go with 21 tackles and one pass defended in five games.


  • As a key defensive contributor, the Boilermakers’ Cam Allen has recorded 13 tackles and three interceptions in five games.
  • Jacob Wahlberg has delivered 14 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one interception in five games for the Boilermakers.
  • Kydran Jenkins has been causing chaos on defense, registering 2.5 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL and six tackles for the Boilermakers.
  • Chris Jefferson has compiled two interceptions to go with nine tackles and two passes defended In five games for the Boilermakers.

Maryland vs. Purdue Predictions and Pick

Maryland vs. Purdue betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Terrapins (-3.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (59.5)

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Our prediction to win this matchup is Maryland, and we expect that Maryland will cover the spread (Maryland -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 59.5 points.


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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