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Maryland Terrapins vs Illinois Fighting Illini NCAA College Hoops Odds

Maryland Terrapins

vs

Illinois Fighting Illini
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 9:00 PM ET
State Farm Center

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on State Farm Center Wednesday as the Illinois Fighting Illini look to beat the odds vs the Maryland Terrapins in NCAA hoops betting action.

Maryland Terrapins vs Illinois Fighting Illini Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Illinois Fighting Illini betting line as 1-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Maryland Terrapins vs Illinois Fighting Illini Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 10-5 and 5-8 ATS Illinois Fighting Illini will face the 14-1 Maryland Terrapins, who own a 5-6-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Illinois Fighting Illini are 4-7 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Maryland Terrapins are 4-5.

The Fighting Illini - Terrapins odds would favor the Terrapins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Illinois is rated No. 81 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Maryland is at No. 38.

How Maryland Terrapins vs Illinois Fighting Illini Stats Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Maryland is ranked No. 50 in NCAA basketball at 38.2 per game. Contrast that with Illinois's No. 86 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Illinois is the No. 32-ranked team in the country at 7.87 per game, while Maryland rates No. 71 at 7.07 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Maryland earned a 70-58 victory over Minnesota on Saturday, getting 20 points from Melo Trimble at Xfinity Center.

Illinois got 20 points from Rayvonte Rice but lost anyway, 77-61, to Ohio State on Saturday at Value City Arena.

Maryland Terrapins vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Odds Trends

Maryland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Maryland's last 5 games
Maryland is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Illinois is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Illinois is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Illinois's last 5 games
Illinois is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Maryland at Purdue, Saturday, January 10th
Illinois at Nebraska, Sunday, January 11th

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