Maryland vs. Wisconsin - 2/4/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wisconsin Badgers (10-14) at Maryland Terrapins (15-9)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm (Xfinity Center)
The Line: Maryland Terrapins -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Wisconsin Badgers and Maryland Terrapins meet Sunday in college basketball action at the XFINITY Center.
The Wisconsin Badgers could use a victory here after losing seven of their last eight games. The Wisconsin Badgers are averaging 67.1 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 66.3 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Ethan Happ is averaging 17.4 points and 3.9 assists while Brad Davison is averaging 11.2 points and 2.2 rebounds. D'Mitrik Trice is dishing 2.3 assists and Khalil Iverson is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Wisconsin Badgers are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The Wisconsin Badgers are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.1 rebounds per game. The Wisconsin Badgers have lost six straight road games.
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The Maryland Terrapins also need a victory after losing five of their last six games. The Maryland Terrapins are averaging 75.6 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 67.7 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Anthony Cowan is averaging 16 points and 5.1 assists while Kevin Huerter is averaging 14.4 points and 5.4 rebounds. Justin Jackson is dishing 1.9 assists and Bruno Fernando is grabbing six rebounds. The Maryland Terrapins are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Maryland Terrapins are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.7 rebounds per game. The Maryland Terrapins have won five of their last six home games.
The Badgers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 vs. Big Ten, 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Terrapins are 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 home games, 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Big Ten and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The home team is 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings and the under is 3-0-1 in the last 4 meetings.
Neither of these teams seem to be going anywhere this season, but this is a big confidence booting game for both sides, as a win can help them feel good heading into the final stretch of the regular season. The Wisconsin Badgers aren't winning games, aren't covering numbers and can't score. The Maryland Terrapins are losing games, but they have covered six straight at home and are outscoring teams by 16.7 points at home overall this season. Wisconsin is being outscored by 10.5 points on the road while shooting just 40 percent from the field. If the Maryland Terrapins want any chance to save their season, they'll win this game in a big way.