Maryland vs. St. Francis PA - 12/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Francis PA Red Flash (3-3) at Maryland Terrapins (6-1)
College Basketball: Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Xfinity Center)
The Line: Maryland Terrapins -25 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The St Francis Red Flash and Maryland Terrapins square off Friday night at the XFINITY Center.
The St Francis Red Flash look for a monster upset to get a game above a .500 record. The St Francis Red Flash are averaging 65 points on 39.3 percent shooting and allowing 71.4 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Ben Millaud-Meunier is averaging 13.5 points and 3.7 rebounds while Greg Brown is averaging 13 points and two assists. Ronnie Drinnon is grabbing 7.8 rebounds and Malik Harmon is dishing 3.8 assists. The St Francis Red Flash are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.4 percent from the free throw line. St Francis is averaging just 38 rebounds per game and has lost all three of its games by at least 13 points. The St Francis Red Flash have lost 10 of their last 12 road games.
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The Maryland Terrapins hope to bounce back from their disappointing loss to North Carolina. The Maryland Terrapins are averaging 77.7 points on 52.8 percent shooting and allowing 66.6 points on 44 percent shooting. Melo Trimble is averaging 16 points and 5.6 assists while Robert Carter is averaging 12.7 points and 6.7 rebounds. Rasheed Sulaimon is dishing 3.4 assists and Jake Layman is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Maryland Terrapins are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. Maryland has five players averaging at least nine points and has scored 80 or more points in three straight games. The Maryland Terrapins have won 17 straight home games.
The Red Flash are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. The Terrapins are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
St Francis has been crushed by teams far less talented than Maryland. The Terps play lights out ball on their home court and that should continue here against the Red Flash. While I usually shy away from huge chalk, the Terps have to be the pick here in a blowout.