NCAA hoops odds preview - Lafayette vs. Maryland
Lafayette Leopards vs Maryland Terrapins Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Lafayette Leopards travelling to Maryland Tuesday to take on the Terrapins.
The Terrapins are 2-1 so far on the season, and 2-0 ATS vs. the number. The Leopards, meanwhile, are 1-3 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Maryland go 1-0 and the Leopards go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 313-rated Lafayette taking on the No. 169-rated Terrapins in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 87-57 win for the Terrapins on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Maryland's No. 11-rated squad against Lafayette's No. 309-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Maryland rates No. 240 in the country with 5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 28 nationally with 9.2 per match.
Defensively, Lafayette features the nation's No. 343-rated defense on the road, allowing 94.5 points per game. Maryland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 114 nationally in scoring at home.
Lafayette lost its last outing, an 88-74 result against Morehead State on November 18. Lafayette got 23 points from Joey Ptasinski but lost anyway, 88-74, to Morehead State on Sunday at Ellis Johnson Arena.
Maryland was a 91-74 winner in their most recent outing at home against Long Island. The Terrapins grabbed a 91-74 win over the Blackbirds on Friday, behind a 19-point effort from Seth Allen at Comcast Center.
Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Leopards at Terrapins trends to consider:
Maryland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Lafayette home to Princeton, Saturday, November 24
Maryland home to Georgia Southern, Saturday, November 24