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Virginia Cavaliers visit Maryland Terrapins in NCAAB hoops battle

Virginia CavaliersMaryland Terrapins
March 5, 2:00 PM | Comcast Center

Virginia Cavaliers vs Maryland Terrapins Odds

15-14TEAM RECORD18-12

Comcast Center will host Terrapins vs. Cavaliers action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.

The Terrapins sport records of 18-12 and 10-13 ATS heading into this battle, while the Cavaliers have 15-14 and 15-8 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-11 for the Terrapins and 9-14 for the Cavaliers.

View Virginia vs Maryland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Virginia before tip-off in this one will find them as 11-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 17-ranked Terrapins and the No. 270-rated Cavaliers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 78-66 win for the Terrapins on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Maryland's No. 20 nationally ranked offense (77.7 points per game) against a Cavaliers defense that sits as the No. 39 at 62.3 PPG. The Terrapins have been averaging 47.3% from the field, more than the Cavaliers have managed so far this season (41.4% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Virginia owns the country's No. 237-rated mark, allowing 73.1 points per game on the highway. Maryland, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Virginia, they were a 69-58 winner as they battled North Carolina State at home. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. Virginia earned a 69-58 victory over North Carolina State on Tuesday, getting 19 points from Joe Harris at John Paul Jones Arena.

Last time out for Maryland, they were an 80-66 loser as they battled Miami on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. The Terrapins got 20 points from Terrell Stoglin, but it was Miami that prevailed in an 80-66 final on Wednesday at BankUnited Center.

Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing North Carolina State are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
After playing Miami are 5-4
After a loss are 7-3

A few Cavaliers at Terrapins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Virginia's last 10 games on the road
Virginia is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Maryland
Virginia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Virginia is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Maryland
Maryland is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Virginia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Maryland's last 6 games
Maryland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Maryland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Virginia

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