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Maryland vs. Michigan Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 1/19/23

Michigan Wolverines (10-7) vs. Maryland Terrapins (11-6)
January 19, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Maryland Terrapins -3 / Michigan Wolverines +3; Over/Under: +142.5
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The Michigan Wolverines and the Maryland Terrapins meet in college basketball action from the Xfinity Center on Thursday night. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.


The Maryland Terrapins are currently listed as 3-point home favorites with an attached ML of -140. The over/under for this game is set at 142.5 points.


Youssef Khayat is the latest name added to the injury list for the Wolverines as he’s questionable with an ankle injury while Patrick Emilien is out indefinitely for the Terrapins with a foot injury.

Matchup history

Michigan’s won four straight meetings between these two teams after an 81-46 win over Maryland back on January 1st, 2023, but this will be the first meeting at Maryland since December 31st, 2020.


Michigan is 7-21 ATS in their last 28 games following an ATS win and 49-24-3 ATS in their last 76 Thursday games while the over is 16-5 in their last 21 road games. Maryland is 11-3 ATS in their last 14 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall while the under is 5-1 in their last 6 games following an ATS loss.


I’m backing Maryland here. The reality is that the Terrapins are just a much better team at home than whatever they’ve been on the road this season, which honestly hasn’t been very much. Michigan’s stumbled on the road themselves and for whatever reason, it just feels like home court makes so much more of a difference in the Big Ten than any other conference. I’ll lay the reasonable number with Maryland here.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick: Maryland -3

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