Nebraska vs. Maryland - 2/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Maryland Terrapins (19-3) at Nebraska Cornhuskers (12-10)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
The Line: Nebraska Cornhuskers +6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Maryland Terrapins and Nebraska Cornhuskers square off Wednesday at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The Maryland Terrapins look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Maryland Terrapins are averaging 76.8 points on 49.7 percent shooting and allowing 64.1 points on 40.3 percent shooting. Melo Trimble is averaging 14.5 points and 5.4 assists while Robert Carter is averaging 13.2 points and 6.9 rebounds. Diamond Stone is grabbing 5.5 rebounds and Rasheed Sulaimon is dishing 3.8 assists. The Maryland Terrapins are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 76.6 percent from the free throw line. The Terrapins are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Maryland Terrapins have won six of their last nine road games.
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers look for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are averaging 74.1 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 68.7 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Andrew White is averaging 17 points and six rebounds while Shavon Shields is averaging 15.8 points and 2.9 assists. Tai Webster is the third double-digit scorer and Glynn Watson Jr. is dishing 2.5 assists. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Cornhuskers are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.3 rebounds per game. The Nebraska Cornhuskers have split their last 16 home games.
The Terrapins are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 road games and 6-16-1 ATS in their last 23 Wednesday games. The Cornhuskers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
The Cornhuskers are really underatted and have a defense that's capable of pulling off the upset here. However, Maryland has been as solid of a team all year and won't be rattled with the crowd and what not. The Terps have too much firepower and should cover this reasonable number in the end.