Indiana vs. Maryland - 1/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Maryland Terrapins (17-2) at Indiana Hoosiers (14-4)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall)
The Line: Indiana Hoosiers +1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Maryland Terrapins and Indiana Hoosiers play Thursday at the Assembly Hall.
The Maryland Terrapins have won three straight games and play their fifth true road contest. On the season, Maryland is averaging 72.9 points on 44.3 percent shooting and is allowing 61.4 points on 37.7 percent shooting. Melo Trimble is averaging 16.1 points and three assists while Jake Layman is averaging 14.7 points and 6.9 rebounds. Dez Wells is the third player averaging double-digit points and Richaud Pack is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Maryland Terrapins have six players averaging at least 5.8 points, and they’re shooting 75.5 percent from the line and 37 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Maryland is allowing 27.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in 11 straight games. Maryland is 3-1 SU on the road.
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The Indiana Hoosiers have won six of their last eight games and look for their fifth Big Ten win. On the season, Indiana is averaging 81.6 points on 47.7 percent shooting and is allowing 71.4 points on 43.1 percent shooting. James Blackmon Jr. is averaging 16.6 points and 5.7 rebounds while Yogi Ferrell is averaging 14.9 points and five assists. Troy Williams is the third player averaging double-digit points and Robert Johnson is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Indiana Hoosiers have six players averaging at least 6.4 points, and they’re shooting 72.2 percent from the line and 39.1 percent from downtown. Defensively, Indiana is allowing 30.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in four of its last six games. Indiana is 11-1 SU on its home court.
The Terrapins are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Hoosiers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games following a ATS win.
Oddmakers continue to sleep on the Indiana Hoosiers. You guys know I'm high on this team and getting them at home with a free pick is a steal.