Maryland vs. Georgetown - 11/17/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgetown Hoyas (0-1) at Maryland Terrapins (1-0)
College Basketball: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Xfinity Center)
The Line: Maryland Terrapins -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgetown Hoyas and Maryland Terrapins meet Monday night at the XFINITY Center.
The Georgetown Hoyas look for their first win after losing to Radford on Saturday. The Georgetown Hoyas are averaging 80 points on 47.2 percent shooting and are allowing 82 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Bradley Hayes is averaging 19 points and 12 rebounds while D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is averaging 15 points and five assists. Isaac Copeland is dishing three assists and L.J. Peak is grabbing five rebounds. The Georgetown Hoyas lost a heartbreaker in overtime due to allowing 10 threes and turning the ball over 17 times. Certainly not the start Georgetown fans were looking for this year. Georgetown will have to be a lot more focused if it hopes to win this game, but the Hoyas are a team that’s won five of their last seven road games.
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The Maryland Terrapins look for another win after beating Mount St Mary's on Friday. The Maryland Terrapins are averaging 80 points on 58.9 percent shooting and are allowing 56 points on 31.1 percent shooting. Jake Layman is averaging 16 points and five rebounds while Melo Trimble is averaging 14 points and two assists. Jared Nickens is grabbing seven rebounds and Robert Carter is dishing two assists. The Maryland Terrapins grabbed 44 rebounds overall and scored 43 points in the first half of their season opener. Maryland didn’t show much rust and seems to be up to the task of being a national championship contender. Maryland has won 14 straight home games.
The Hoyas are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The errapins are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall.
The Hoyas are better than what they showed in their opening game, but they're not in the same zip code as Maryland. The Terps are the real deal and should be able to win this game by double digits. Georgetown just doesn't have enough horses for this matchup.