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Penn State Nittany Lions vs Maryland Terrapins NCAA College Basketball Betting

Xfinity Center will host Penn State Nittany Lions vs Maryland Terrapins action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Maryland Terrapins in this one found them listed as -15.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Nittany Lions was expected to move the line.

Penn State Nittany Lions vs Maryland Terrapins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Penn State Nittany Lions will look to cover the spread vs the Maryland Terrapins on Wednesday, as the Nittany Lions are 6-5-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Terrapins are 5-6-1 ATS. Penn State is 6-6 against the total, while Maryland is 7-4-1 versus the total betting line.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Maryland Terrapins rated this week at No. 21 and the Penn State Nittany Lions sitting at No. 137.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Maryland's No. 52-ranked scoring average of 80.17 PPG, against a Penn State Nittany Lions defense rated No. 63 and allowing 65.54 PPG. The Maryland Terrapins FG% has averaged 53.29% to date this season, more than the Penn State Nittany Lions shooters have managed so far (41.33% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Nittany Lions got 29 points from Brandon Taylor as Penn State ran past Kent State 75-69 on Wednesday at Orleans Arena.

The battle between the Terrapins and Thundering Herd didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Marshall was handed a 87-67 defeat on Sunday at Xfinity Center.

Betting Trends
  • Penn State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Penn State's last 7 games
  • Penn State is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Penn State is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Maryland's last 9 games
  • Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Maryland's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Penn State at Michigan, Saturday, January 2nd
Maryland at Northwestern, Saturday, January 2nd

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