Maryland Terrapins vs Clemson Tigers in college hoops odds
Clemson Tigers vs Maryland Terrapins Odds
The Maryland Terrapins will try to cover the spread at Comcast Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Clemson Tigers in NCAA basketball action.
Maryland battles the Tigers, currently sitting with a 13-12 mark (13-8 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-9 for the Terrapins and 8-12 for the Tigers.
The Tigers were listed as 7-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 27-rated Terrapins and the No. 150-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 72-67 result in favor of the Terrapins.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Maryland's No. 81 nationally ranked offense (71.3 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 21 at 58.1 PPG. The Terrapins have been averaging 47.1% from the field, more than the Tigers have managed so far this season (42.5% on average).
Defensively, Clemson features the nation's No. 54-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.6 points per game. Maryland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 69 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Clemson was a 45-43 loser at home against Miami. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Clemson got 19 points from Jordan Roper but lost anyway, 45-43, to Miami on Sunday at Littlejohn Coliseum.
Maryland was a 69-58 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Boston College. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. Logan Aronhalt scored 26 points for Maryland on Tuesday, but the Eagles managed a 69-58 victory over the Terrapins at Conte Forum.
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing North Carolina are 8-2
After playing Miami are 10-0
After a loss are 6-4
Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Georgia Tech are 7-3
After playing Boston College are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Tigers at Terrapins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Clemson's last 6 games when playing on the road against Maryland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Clemson's last 6 games on the road
Clemson is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Maryland
Clemson is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Maryland is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Maryland's last 6 games when playing at home against Clemson
Maryland is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Clemson
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Maryland's last 12 games when playing Clemson
Clemson home to North Carolina, Thursday, February 28
Maryland at Georgia Tech, Wednesday, February 27