Maryland vs. Nebraska - 3/11/16 Big Ten Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nebraska Cornhuskers (15-17) at Maryland Terrapins
College Basketball: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Wisconsin Badgers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nebraska Cornhuskers and Maryland Terrapins square off Friday in the Big Ten Tournament.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers look for another win after beating Wisconsin on Thursday. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are averaging 71.9 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 68.4 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Shavon Shields is averaging 16.6 points and 2.8 assists while Andrew White is averaging 16.5 points and six rebounds. Tai Webster is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Glynn Watson Jr. is dishing 2.5 assists. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The Cornhuskers are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Nebraska Cornhuskers won their last three neutral site games.
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The Maryland Terrapins look for a victory after splitting their last eight games. The Maryland Terrapins are averaging 75.9 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 65.7 points on 40.6 percent shooting. Melo Trimble is averaging 14.4 points and 5.1 assists while Diamond Stone is averaging 12.7 points and 5.4 rebounds. Robert Carter is grabbing 6.8 rebounds and Rasheed Sulaimon is dishing 3.5 assists. The Maryland Terrapins are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.2 percent from the free throw line. The Terrapins are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Maryland Terrapins are 4-0 on neutral courts this season.
Nebraska is playing like a confident team that thinks it has a shot to make an even deeper run in the tournament. Maryland is by far the better team but has also played like crap down the stretch and relies too heavily on an inconsistent Trimble.
Give me the points.