Maryland vs. Ohio State - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ohio State Buckeyes (12-6) at Maryland Terrapins (15-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Xfinity Center)
The Line: Maryland Terrapins -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Ohio State Buckeyes and Maryland Terrapins meet Saturday afternoon at the XFINITY Center.
The Ohio State Buckeyes hope to stay hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Ohio State Buckeyes are averaging 72.3 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 64.6 points on 38.2 percent shooting. Marc Loving is averaging 14.6 points and 1.5 assists while Keita Bates-Diop is averaging 11.8 points and six rebounds. JaQuan Lyle is dishing 5.3 assists and Jae'Sean Tate is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Ohio State Buckeyes are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 64.7 percent from the free throw line. Ohio State is allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 39.6 rebounds per game. The Ohio State Buckeyes have lost seven of their last 11 road games.
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The Maryland Terrapins haven’t lost back-to-back games since February of 2014. The Maryland Terrapins are averaging 77.8 points on 50.6 percent shooting and allowing 63.9 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Melo Trimble is averaging 14.1 points and 5.5 assists while Diamond Stone is averaging 13.6 points and 5.8 rebounds. Robert Carter is dishing 1.8 assists and Jake Layman is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Maryland Terrapins are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76 percent from the free throw line. Maryland is allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 37.2 rebounds per game. The Maryland Terrapins have won 22 straight home games.
The Buckeyes are 7-18-1 ATS in their last 26 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The Terrapins are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 vs. Big Ten and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games.
Maryland has been having some trouble lately, but the Terps are a different team at home, which explains 22 straight wins. Ohio State has looked good but is in over its head here. Terps roll big.