Panthers get a visit from Terrapins
An ACC matchup will highlight the college hoops board on Monday as the Pittsburgh Panthers get a visit from the Maryland Terrapins at Petersen Events Center.
The Panthers are 13-1, and 4-6-1 ATS vs. the number. The Terrapins, meanwhile, are 10-5 and 7-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Pittsburgh go 7-3-1 and the Terrapins go 6-5.
This game puts the Panthers, most recently No. 10 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Terrapins, who rate No. 58 in the latest survey.
Maryland was a 77-61 winner in their most recent outing at home against Georgia Tech. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites. The Terrapins grabbed a 77-61 win over the Yellow Jackets on Saturday, behind a 16-point effort from Nick Faust at Comcast Center.
Pittsburgh was a 74-62 winner in its last match on the road against North Carolina State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Pittsburgh got 22 points from Lamar Patterson en route to a 74-62 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday at PNC Arena.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 80-ranked offense, averaging 76.71 PPG, against a Terrapins defense that ranks No. 82 at 66.93 PPG. The Panthers field goal percentage has averaged 48.04% so far, more than the Terrapins marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.07% per game.
Maryland at Florida State, Sunday, January 12th
Pittsburgh at Wake Forest, Saturday, January 11th