The Ohio State Buckeyes (12-17, 4-14 Big Ten) host the No. 21 Maryland Terrapins (20-9, 11-7 Big Ten) at Value City Arena on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET on Big Ten Network. The books see an even contest, listing the game as a pick ’em. The matchup has a point total of 135.
Ohio State vs. Maryland Odds
- Ohio State odds to win: -112
- Maryland odds to win: -108
- Spread: Pick ’em
- Total: 135
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
- Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV: Big Ten Network
- Where: Columbus, Ohio
- Venue: Value City Arena
Who Will Win Ohio State vs. Maryland?
Ohio State and Maryland Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
Between them, these two teams average 9.1 more points per game (144.1) than this matchup’s over/under (135).
Ohio State and Maryland have seen their opponents average a combined 3.1 fewer points per game than the over/under of 135 set for this outing.
Ohio State’s average point total in matchups this season is 142, seven points higher than the total in this game.
Terrapins games this season have averaged an over/under of 134.1 points, 0.9 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
The Buckeyes are 9-20-0 ATS this season.
So far this year, the Terrapins have put together an 18-10-1 record against the spread.
Ohio State Stats & Insights
Ohio State averages 72.9 points per game (149th in college basketball) while allowing 69.1 per contest (155th in college basketball). It has a +111 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 3.8 points per game.
Ohio State wins the rebound battle by an average of 3.3 boards. It is grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game (64th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 30.5 per outing.
The Buckeyes hit 6.6 three-pointers per game (264th in college basketball), while their opponents have made 7 on average.
Ohio State scores 95.8 points per 100 possessions (130th in college basketball), while allowing 90.7 points per 100 possessions (160th in college basketball).
The Buckeyes post 74.8 points per game in home games, compared to 67.1 points per game in road games, a difference of 7.7 points per contest.
Maryland Stats & Insights
Maryland outscores opponents by 8.4 points per game (posting 71.2 points per game, 189th in college basketball, and giving up 62.8 per contest, 25th in college basketball) and has a +244 scoring differential.
Maryland averages 32 rebounds per game (163rd in college basketball) while conceding 29.3 per contest to opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 2.7 boards per game.
Maryland connects on 6.7 three-pointers per game (258th in college basketball) while shooting 32.4% from beyond the arc (276th in college basketball). It is making 1.2 more threes than its opponents, who drain 5.5 per game at 31.4%.
Maryland ranks 79th in college basketball averaging 97.8 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 59th, allowing 86.3 points per 100 possessions.
At home the Terrapins are scoring 74.6 points per game, 12.3 more than they are averaging away (62.3).
Ohio State Key Players to Watch
The Buckeyes scoring leader is Brice Sensabaugh, who averages 16.5 per contest to go with 5.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists.
Zed Key is Ohio State’s leading rebounder, pulling down 7.5 per game, while Isaac Likekele is its best passer, distributing 2.7 assists in each contest.
Sensabaugh makes more threes per game than any other member of the Buckeyes, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.9 per contest.
The Ohio State steals leader is Bruce Thornton, who averages 0.8 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Felix Okpara, who compiles 1.1 rejections per contest.
Maryland Key Players to Watch
Jahmir Young’s points (16.2 per game) and assists (3.3 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Terrapins’ leaderboards.
Julian Reese’s stat line of 7.2 rebounds, 11.2 points and 0.9 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Maryland rebounding leaderboard.
Don Carey is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Terrapins, hitting 1.5 threes per game.
Maryland’s leader in steals is Hakim Hart with 1.2 per game, and its leader in blocks is Reese with 1.1 per game.
Ohio State vs. Maryland Prediction
- Pick ATS:
- Pick OU:
Maryland 70, Ohio State 68
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