Tennessee Volunteers (8-1) vs. Maryland Terrapins (8-1)
December 11, 2022 4:30 pm EDT
The Line: Maryland Terrapins +6.5 / Tennessee Volunteers -6.5; Over/Under: +132
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The Maryland Terrapins and Tennessee Volunteers meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Barclays Center. The Maryland Terrapins look for their ninth win. The Tennessee Volunteers look for their ninth win.
The Maryland Terrapins are averaging 78.3 points on 48.1 percent shooting and allowing 61.3 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Jahmir Young is averaging 15.3 points and 4.7 rebounds, while Donta Scott is averaging 14.7 points and 6.4 rebounds. Hakim Hart is the third double-digit scorer and Julian Reese is grabbing 7.6 rebounds. The Maryland Terrapins are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.7 percent from the free throw line. The Maryland Terrapins are allowing 26.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.2 rebounds per game.
The Tennessee Volunteers are averaging 76 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 51.2 points on 32.7 percent shooting. Julian Phillips is averaging 12.2 points and 5.7 rebounds, while Santiago Vescovi is averaging 12 points and 3.4 assists. Tyreke Key is the third double-digit scorer and Olivier Nkamhoua is grabbing 5 rebounds. The Tennessee Volunteers are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74.1 percent from the free throw line. The Tennessee Volunteers are allowing 21.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.9 rebounds per game.
The Terrapins are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Volunteers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Terrapins last 4 neutral site games. The under is 5-2 in Volunteers last 7 overall.
The Tennessee Volunteers are the better team in most peoples eyes, but Maryland is far from a pushover. The Maryland Terrapins are an above average scoring team, and they’re one of the better defensive teams in the country. Maryland was made an underdog against Miami on a neutral floor and mopped the floor with the Hurricanes. This line is a bit rich in a battle of two top-15 teams. Give me the Terps and free buckets.