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