Maryland Terrapins vs Miami Hurricanes Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on BankUnited Center Sunday as host Miami looks to handle the Maryland Terrapins in NCAA hoops action.
This season, the Hurricanes are 11-3 overall and 9-2 ATS ATS, while the Terrapins are 13-2 and 5-3 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Miami boasts a 0-8-1 on the OU, and Maryland is 3-3.
The Hurricanes were listed as 6.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hurricanes at No. 8 and the Terrapins at No. 43 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 82-76 result in favor of the Terrapins.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Miami's No. 161 nationally ranked offense (68.8 points per game) against a Terrapins defense that sits as the No. 57 at 60.5 PPG. The Hurricanes have been averaging 45.3% from the field, less than the Terrapins have managed so far this season (49.5% on average).
Defensively, Maryland features the nation's No. 63-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.7 points per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 213 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Maryland, they were a 65-62 loser as they battled Florida State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. Maryland got 15 points from Alex Len but lost anyway, 65-62, to Florida State on Wednesday at Comcast Center.
Miami won its last outing, a 68-59 result against North Carolina on January 10. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. Miami got 18 points from Kenny Kadji en route to a 68-59 victory over North Carolina on Thursday at Dean Smith Center.
Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing North Carolina State are 6-4
After playing Florida State are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Boston College are 5-5
After playing North Carolina are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few Terrapins at Hurricanes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Maryland's last 5 games on the road
Maryland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Miami
Maryland is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Maryland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Maryland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games
Miami is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing Maryland
Maryland home to North Carolina State, Wednesday, January 16
Miami at Boston College, Wednesday, January 16