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Nov 29, 7:30 PM | Comcast Center

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Maryland Terrapins Odds

6-0TEAM RECORD3-2

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Illinois when they take on the Terrapins on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.

The Terrapins sit at 3-2 (1-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Fighting Illini are currently 6-0 (2-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Maryland is 1-2-1 OU, and Illinois is 1-3 OU.

View Illinois vs Maryland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 3-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Terrapins, most recently No. 249 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Fighting Illini, who rate No. 262 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 84-61 victory for the Fighting Illini.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Maryland has the nation's No. 234-rated offensive output, at 65.4 PPG. The visiting Fighting Illini defense ranks No. 10 allowing on average 53.7 PPG. The Terrapins FG% has averaged 43.1% so far, less than the Fighting Illini marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.1% per game.

Defensively, Illinois features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Maryland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 230 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Illinois was a 90-43 winner at home against Chicago State. The battle between the Fighting Illini and Cougars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Chicago State was handed a 90-43 defeat on Sunday at University of Illinois Assembly Hall.

Maryland was a 73-67 winner in its last match at home against Florida Gulf Coast. Maryland got 24 points from Terrell Stoglin en route to a 73-67 victory over Florida Gulf Coast on Friday at Comcast Center.

Illinois Fighting Illini Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Gonzaga are 3-0
After playing Chicago State are 3-0
After a win are 5-5

Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Notre Dame are 1-2
After a win are 4-6

A few Fighting Illini at Terrapins trends to consider:
Illinois is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Illinois is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Maryland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Maryland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Illinois

Next up:
Illinois home to Gonzaga, Saturday, December 3
Maryland home to Notre Dame, Sunday, December 4

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