Maryland Terrapins vs Miami Hurricanes in college hoops odds

Miami Hurricanes Maryland Terrapins
10-9 January 29, 2014, 09:00 | Comcast Center 11-9



The Maryland Terrapins hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Miami Hurricanes pay a visit to Comcast Center on the college basketball betting menu.

The Hurricanes will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 6-9 ATS against the number this season, while the Terrapins are 8-8 ATS. Miami is 3-12 on the totals; Maryland is 9-7.

View Miami Hurricanes vs Maryland Terrapins Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 5.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Terrapins at No. 102 and the Hurricanes at No. 236 heading into this contest.

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In their last action, Miami was a 64-52 loser at home against Syracuse. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Davon Reed scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Hurricanes to a win (they lost 64-52 to Syracuse at BankUnited Center on Saturday).

Maryland was an 83-79 loser in its last match at home against Pittsburgh. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. The Terrapins endured an 83-79 loss at the hands of the Panthers on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from Dez Wells at Comcast Center.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Maryland's No. 131 nationally ranked offense (72.35 points per game) against a Hurricanes defense that sits as the No. 11 at 59.26 PPG. The Terrapins have been averaging 43.16% from the field, more than the Hurricanes have managed so far this season (41.7% on average).

A few Hurricanes at Terrapins trends to consider:
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games
Miami is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Miami is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Maryland
Maryland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Maryland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Maryland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Maryland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Miami


Next up:
Miami home to Norfolk State, Saturday, February 1st
Maryland at Virginia Tech, Saturday, February 1st