Postseason NIT - Alabama Crimson Tide vs Maryland Terrapins in college hoops odds
Maryland Terrapins vs Alabama Crimson Tide Odds
The Alabama Crimson Tide host Maryland on Tuesday, looking to build on their 23-12 mark against the 24-12 Terrapins in college hoops action at Coleman Coliseum.
Alabama battles the Terrapins, currently sitting with a 24-12 mark (16-12-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-23 for the Crimson Tide and 14-13 for the Terrapins.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 97-ranked Crimson Tide and the No. 29-rated Terrapins in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 72-69 win for the Terrapins on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Alabama's No. 275 nationally ranked offense (63.2 points per game) against a Terrapins defense that sits as the No. 109 at 64 PPG. The Crimson Tide have been averaging 42.9% from the field, less than the Terrapins have managed so far this season (46.5% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Maryland owns the country's No. 111-rated mark, allowing 66.9 points per game on the highway. Alabama, on the other hand, rates No. 300 in scoring at home.
Maryland won its last outing, a 62-52 result against Denver on March 21. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point favorite. Dez Wells scored 19 points leading the Terrapins to a 62-52 victory over Denver at Comcast Center on Thursday.