MD-Eastern Shore Hawks vs Maryland Terrapins Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Comcast Center Wednesday as host Maryland looks to handle the MD-Eastern Shore Hawks in NCAA hoops action.
The Terrapins are 6-1 so far on the season, and 4-1 ATS vs. the number. The Hawks, meanwhile, are 0-7 and 1-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Maryland go 2-1 and the Hawks go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 48 (Terrapins) and the No. 342 (Hawks) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 79-52 result in favor of the Terrapins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hawks is ranked No. 309 in NCAA hoops at 30.9 per game. Contrast that with Maryland’s No. 1 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Maryland is the No. 307-ranked team in the country at 4.3 per game, while MD-Eastern Shore rates No. 284 at 4.7 per game.
Defensively, MD-Eastern Shore features the nation's No. 184-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.3 points per game. Maryland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 99 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, MD-Eastern Shore was a 76-66 loser on the road against Delaware State. Kyree Jones scored 24 points in a futile effort to lead the Hawks to a win (they lost 76-66 to Delaware State at Memorial Hall on Saturday).
Maryland won its last outing, a 69-62 result against George Mason on December 2. They covered in that game as a 6-point favorite. The Patriots got 17 points from Sherrod Wright, but it was Maryland that prevailed in a 69-62 final on Sunday at Verizon Center.
Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing South Carolina State are 1-0
After playing George Mason are 3-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Hawks 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
MD-Eastern Shore at Cincinnati, Saturday, December 8
Maryland home to South Carolina State, Saturday, December 8