College baskeball point spread favors Seminoles in battle with Terrapins

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Jan 30, 8:00 PM | Tucker Center

Maryland Terrapins vs Florida State Seminoles Odds

15-5TEAM RECORD11-8

The Florida State Seminoles will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Maryland Terrapins at Tucker Center on Wednesday in NCAA hoops play.

The Seminoles sit at 11-8 (8-9 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Terrapins are currently 15-5 (5-8 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Florida State is 9-7 OU, and Maryland is 4-7 OU.

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Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Florida State Seminoles as 3-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 138-ranked Seminoles and the No. 27-rated Terrapins in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 78-69 win for the Terrapins on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Florida State's No. 140-ranked scoring average of 69 PPG, against a Terrapins defense rated No. 55 and allowing 60.8 PPG. The Seminoles FG% has averaged 44% to date this season, less than the Terrapins shooters have managed so far (46.5% per game).

Defensively, Maryland features the nation's No. 79-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.2 points per game. Florida State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 140 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Maryland was an 84-64 loser on the road against Duke. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Maryland was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Duke and falling by an 84-64 score at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

In their last action, Florida State was a 71-47 loser on the road against Miami. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as underdogs. Florida State was run off the court by the Hurricanes on Sunday as Miami routed them 71-47 at BankUnited Center.

Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Wake Forest are 3-7
After playing Duke are 9-1
After a loss are 7-3

Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Duke are 8-2
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few Terrapins at Seminoles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Maryland's last 8 games when playing on the road against Florida State
Maryland is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Florida State
Maryland is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Maryland is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida State's last 5 games
Florida State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Maryland
Florida State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida State's last 8 games when playing at home against Maryland

Next up:
Maryland home to Wake Forest, Saturday, February 2
Florida State home to Duke, Saturday, February 2