Maryland vs. Princeton - 12/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Princeton Tigers (6-2) at Maryland Terrapins (9-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Royal Farms Arena)
The Line: Maryland Terrapins -10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Princeton Tigers and Maryland Terrapins square off Saturday at the Royal Farms Arena.
The Princeton Tigers look for a statement win after splitting their last eight games. The Princeton Tigers are averaging 77 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 66.2 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Henry Caruso is averaging 18.5 points and eight rebounds while Devin Cannady is averaging 9.6 points and 2.3 rebounds. Steven Cook is grabbing five rebounds and Spencer Weisz is dishing four assists. The Princeton Tigers are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 66.9 percent from the free throw line. Princeton is allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.4 turnovers per game. The Princeton Tigers have split their last 10 road games.
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The Maryland Terrapins look to build on an impressive 9-1 start to the season. The Maryland Terrapins are averaging 79.3 points on 53.3 percent shooting and allowing 64.3 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Melo Trimble is averaging 15.8 points and 5.3 assists while Robert Carter is averaging 12.5 points and 6.7 rebounds. Diamond Stone is grabbing 4.5 rebounds and Rasheed Sulaimon is dishing 3.8 assists. The Maryland Terrapins are shooting 39.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. Maryland is allowing 32.8 percent from deep and is forcing 11.4 turnovers per game. The Maryland Terrapins haven’t lost a home game since December of 2014.
The Tigers are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games following a straight up win and 4-11 ATS in their last 15 non-conference games. The Terrapins are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games following a straight up win and 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 Saturday games.
Maryland has the advantage here at just about every position and the Tigers don't have enough offensive depth to hang with the Terps. Give me Maryland in a double-digit victory.