Maryland vs. Stony Brook - 11/22/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stony Brook Seawolves (0-2) at Maryland Terrapins (4-0)
College Basketball: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Xfinity Center)
The Line: Maryland Terrapins -22.5 -- Over/Under: 142.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Big Ten Network
The Maryland Terrapins and the Stony Brook Seawolves face off on Tuesday in in college basketball action.
The Maryland Terrapins are 4-0 this season and they are coming off of a tough 5-point win over Towson. Maryland is averaging 69.7 points per game and they are shooting 39.8 percent from the floor and 29.9 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 65.7 points and their opponents are shooting 37 percent. Melo Trimble leads the Terrapins averaging 19.5 points per game. Justin Jackson is averaging 11.8 points and 7.5 rebounds for Maryland, Anthony Cowan is averaging 10.8 points and 5.8 rebounds, and L.G. Gill is averaging 7 points per game. Maryland is ranked 23rd in the nation and Trimble in once again one of the highest rated players.
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The Stony Brook Seawolves are 0-2 to start the season and they are coming off of a 7-point loss at Boston College. Stony Brook is averaging 70.5 points per game and they are shooting 36.4 percent from the floor and 24.5 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 77.5 points and their opponents are shooting 51 percent. Tyrell Sturdivant leads the Seawolves averaging 18.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. Roland Nyama is averaging 11.5 points for Stony Brook, Akwasi Yeboah is averaging 10.5 points and 6 rebounds, and Lucas Woodhouse is averaging 9 points and 5.5 assists. This game looks like a tall order for Stony Brook and easily their toughest contest thus far.
Maryland is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 home games against a team with a losing road record, 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 non-conference games, and 3-0-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread.
I can see Stony Brook keeping this one close as that is what they have a knack of doing so while Maryland wins comfortably Stony Brook covers the spread.