Western Carolina Catamounts (0-1) vs. Maryland Terrapins (1-0)
November 10, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Maryland Terrapins -20.5 / Western Carolina Catamounts +20.5 ; Over/Under: +143
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The Western Carolina Catamounts and Maryland Terrapins meet Thursday in college basketball action at the XFINITY Center. The Western Carolina Catamounts look for their first win of the year. The Maryland Terrapins look for a 2-0 start.
The Western Carolina Catamounts are averaging 55 points on 35.2 percent shooting and allowing 68 points on 49.1 percent shooting. Tyzhaun Claude is averaging 18 points and 7 rebounds, while Tre Jackson is averaging 17 points and 6 assists. Vonterius Woolbright is dishing 4 assists and Tyler Harris is dishing 4 rebounds. The Western Carolina Catamounts are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 81.8 percent from the free throw line. The Western Carolina Catamounts are allowing 30 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 22 rebounds per game.
The Maryland Terrapins are averaging 71 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 49 points on 40 percent shooting. Donta Scott is averaging 18 points and 6 rebounds, while Jahmir Young is averaging 14 points and 7 rebounds. Hakim Hart is dishing 3 assists and Julian Reese is grabbing 7 rebounds. The Maryland Terrapins are shooting 45 percent from beyond the arc and 85.7 percent from the free throw line. The Maryland Terrapins are allowing 0 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30 rebounds per game.
The Catamounts are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Terrapins are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Thursday games. The under is 11-4 in Catamounts last 15 overall. The under is 5-2 in Terrapins last 7 home games.
The Maryland Terrapins are obviously the better, more talented team, but we’re getting a boatload of free points here with a Western Carolina squad that hung around with Georgia. The Western Carolina Catamounts have some underrated scorers on their team and have a handful of seniors. Maryland should win, but the Catamounts have the ability to hang around. Give me the points.