Connecticut Huskies home to Maryland Terrapins in NCAA Basketball betting action

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Barclays Center will host Connecticut Huskies vs. Maryland Terrapins action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

Supporters of the Terrapins have watched them go 25-13 and 17-13-1 ATS on the year, while the Huskies are at 20-10 and 13-11-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Huskies are 12-13-1, while the Terrapins have a 14-15 mark.

View Maryland Terrapins vs Connecticut Huskies Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Maryland before tip-off in this one found them as 9-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Huskies rated this week at No. 167 and the Terrapins sitting at No. 61.

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Maryland lost its last outing, a 71-60 result against Iowa on April 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Alex Len scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Terrapins to a win (they lost 71-60 to Iowa at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday).

Connecticut won its last outing, a 63-59 result against Providence on March 9. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point favorite. The Huskies grabbed a 63-59 win over the Friars on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Ryan Boatright at Gampel Pavilion.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Connecticut's No. 86 nationally ranked offense (69.87 points per game) against a Terrapins defense that sits as the No. 85 at 64.03 PPG. The Huskies have been averaging 44.22% from the field, less than the Terrapins have managed so far this season (46.42% on average).

A few Terrapins at Huskies trends to consider:
Maryland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Maryland is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Maryland is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
Maryland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Connecticut is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games at home
Connecticut is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games


Next up:
Maryland home to Abilene Christian, Wednesday, November 13th
Connecticut at Yale, Monday, November 11th
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