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Indiana vs Maryland Pick & Preview: Tuesday, January 31st Betting Odds
Hoosiers vs Terrapins Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Indiana Hoosiers at Maryland Terrapins
- Where: College Park at XFINITY Center
- Date: Tuesday, January 31st
- Betting Odds: Indiana +2.5, IND +121 | MARY -148 O/U 140.0
The Indiana will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 5 game win streak and have an overall record of 15-6. So far, the Hoosiers have played 8 games on the road, with a record of 4-4. For the season, Indiana has been the underdog in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 1-4. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Hoosiers being +2.5 point underdogs.
Trayce Jackson-Davis comes into today’s game as the Hoosiers’ leading scorer at 19.61 points per contest. Not only has Jackson-Davis been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Indiana’s top rebounder at 10.72 boards per contest. Behind Jackson-Davis, the team has benefited from the strong play of Jalen Hood-Schifino, who is second on the team in scoring at 12.78 points per game. Overall, he has hit 43.9% of his shots and is adding 4.11 boards per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Indiana this season, as they are currently ranked 184th in college basketball at 71.5 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Hoosiers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.9%, placing them 258th in the NCAA.
Through 21 games, the Maryland Terrapins have an overall record of 14-7. So far this season, Maryland has played 12 games at home, sitting with a record of 11-1. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Terrapins as the -2.5 point favorites. The Terrapins have been favored 14 times, going 13-1 straight up.
Maryland’s leading scorer this season is Jahmir Young, who is averaging 15.95 points per contest. So far, Young has accounted for 22.48% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.0 rebounds per game and 3.29 assists. Donta Scott is the second leading scorer for the Terrapins, averaging 11.9 points per game. Between him and Scott, they are accounting for 39.3% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Maryland this season, as they are currently ranked 207th in college basketball at 70.9 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Terrapins’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.6%, placing them 339th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Indiana Hoosiers +2.5
In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a road underdog. Coming into the game, the Maryland Terrapins are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -2.5. However, we anticipate Indiana putting up a strong fight and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Terrapins as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Hoosiers to cover.