South Carolina State Bulldogs vs Maryland Terrapins Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting South Carolina State Bulldogs travelling to Maryland Saturday to take on the Terrapins.
This season, the Terrapins are 7-1 overall and 4-1 ATS ATS, while the Bulldogs are 4-4 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Maryland boasts a 2-1 on the OU, and South Carolina State is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Terrapins sit at No. 48 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bulldogs sit at No. 311 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Terrapins will win this game 86-71.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 156 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.6 per game. That compares with Maryland’s No. 1 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Maryland is college basketball's No. 263-ranked team at 5 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 217 with 5.6 per game.
Defensively, South Carolina State features the nation's No. 208-rated defense on the road, allowing 72 points per game. Maryland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 49 nationally in scoring at home.
South Carolina State was a 78-72 loser in their most recent outing at home against Norfolk State. The Bulldogs endured a 78-72 loss at the hands of the Spartans on Monday, despite a 19-point effort from Darryl Palmer at SHM Memorial Center.
Maryland was a 100-68 winner in their most recent outing at home against MD-Eastern Shore. The battle between the Terrapins and Hawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as MD-Eastern Shore was handed a 100-68 defeat on Wednesday at Comcast Center.
Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Monmouth are 1-0
After playing MD-Eastern Shore are 2-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Bulldogs at Terrapins trends to consider:
Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
South Carolina State at Albany, Wednesday, December 12
Maryland home to Monmouth, Wednesday, December 12