Indiana vs. Maryland - 3/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Maryland Terrapins (24-6) at Indiana Hoosiers (24-6)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 4:30 pm (Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall)
The Line: Indiana Hoosiers -4.5 -- Over/Under: 148 See the Latest Odds
The Indiana Hoosiers and the Maryland Terrapins face off on Sunday in Big Ten college basketball action.
The Indiana Hoosiers are 24-6 this season and they have won their last four games. Indiana is averaging 82.8 points per game and they are shooting 50.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69 points and their opponents are shooting 44.2 percent. Yogi Ferrell leads the Hoosiers averaging 17.1 points and 5.5 assists per game. James Blackmon Jr. is averaging 15.8 points, Troy Williams is averaging 12.6 points and 6.0 rebounds, and Thomas Bryant is averaging 11.7 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Indiana is 16-0 at home and 14-3 in the Big Ten.
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The Maryland Terrapins are 24-6 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Maryland is averaging 75.8 points per game and they are shooting 48.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.3 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. Melo Trimble leads the Terrapins averaging 14.3 points and 5.2 assists per game. Diamond Stone is averaging 12.7 points and 5.4 rebounds, Robert Carter is averaging 12.5 points and 6.8 rebounds, and Rasheed Sulaimon is averaging 11.4 points. Maryland is 4-5 on the road and 12-5 in the Big Ten.
Indiana is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games, 10-25 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games against a team with a winning road record. Maryland is 2-5-1 against the spread following a win, 1-3-1 against the spread against the Big Ten, and 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six road games. The favorite has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two teams.
I am expecting plenty of scoring and my free pick is that this one goes over the total.