Panthers open as college hoops underdog vs Terrapins
|Northern Iowa Panthers||Maryland Terrapins|
|2-2||November 24, 2013, 07:00 | Virgin Islands Sport||2-2|
The Maryland Terrapins will be trying to slam the Northern Iowa Panthers on Sunday when the teams tip off at Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center in college betting action.
Maryland will face the 2-2 Panthers, who own a 1-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Terrapins are 2-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Panthers are 3-0 favoring the OVER.
View Northern Iowa Panthers vs Maryland Terrapins Odds and Stats.
The Terrapins were listed as -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.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Terrapins rated this week at No. 49 and the Panthers sitting at No. 127.
In their last action, Northern Iowa was a 90-81 winner on the road against Loyola Marymount. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Northern Iowa earned a 90-81 victory over Loyola Marymount on Friday, getting 23 points from Deon Mitchell at Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center.
Last time out for Maryland, they were a 68-43 winner as they battled Marist at home. They covered in the match as a 20-point favorite. The Terrapins blew out Marist on Friday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 68-43 win at Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Panthers rank No. 195 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.5 per game. That compares with Maryland’s No. 98 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Maryland is college basketball's No. 85-ranked team at 6.75 per game, while the Panthers rate No. 35 with 8.25 per game.
Northern Iowa at Wisc-Milwaukee, Tuesday, December 3rd
Maryland at Morgan State, Friday, November 29th