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Delaware State Hornets vs Terrapins College Hoops Game Preview

Delaware State HornetsMaryland Terrapins
Dec 29, 12:30 PM | Comcast Center

Delaware State Hornets vs Maryland Terrapins Odds


The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Maryland and Delaware State on Saturday, with the host Terrapins trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Maryland battles the Hornets, currently sitting with a 5-7 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 2-1 for the Terrapins and 0-0 for the Hornets.

View Delaware State vs Maryland Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 36 (Terrapins) and the No. 215 (Hornets) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 83-63 result in favor of the Terrapins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Maryland's No. 57-ranked offense, averaging 75.8 PPG, against a Hornets defense that ranks No. 222 at 68.4 PPG. The Terrapins field goal percentage has averaged 49.3% so far, more than the Hornets marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.8% per game.

Defensively, Delaware State features the nation's No. 212-rated defense on the road, allowing 73 points per game. Maryland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 85 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Delaware State, they were a 71-43 loser as they battled Pittsburgh on the road. Delaware State was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Pittsburgh and falling by a 71-43 score at Petersen Events Center.

In their last action, Maryland was a 76-69 winner at home against Stony Brook. Maryland earned a 76-69 victory over Stony Brook on Friday, getting 19 points from Alex Len at Comcast Center.

Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Stony Brook are 1-0
After a win are 9-1

A few Hornets at Terrapins trends to consider:
Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Delaware State
Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Delaware State

Next up:
Delaware State at Marshall, Wednesday, January 2
Maryland home to IUPUI, Tuesday, January 1