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Syracuse Orange Prediction vs Maryland Terrapins in Week 4 College Football Odds

Maryland Terrapins

vs

Syracuse Orange
Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:30 PM ET
Carrier Dome

The Big Ten's Maryland Terrapins will face an old ACC foe this Saturday when they go on the road to play Syracuse. The Terps suffered their first loss of the season after two straight-up wins in a 40-37 setback to West Virginia as 3-point home favorites. They are now 2-4 against the spread in their last six games.

The Orange rolled over Central Michigan 40-3 as 5-point home favorites to improve to 5-3 ATS in their last eight games. Syracuse has won the last five meetings in this series SU and it is 3-2 ATS. The total stayed UNDER the last time these two met.

Maryland Terrapins vs Syracuse Orange Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $Maryland Terrapins listed as 1.5-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.

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Computer Prediction: Maryland Terrapins vs Syracuse Orange Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Terrapins to win this game on Saturday 36-26. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Maryland Terrapins vs Syracuse Orange Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Syracuse Orange are 2-0 overall and 1-1 ATS against the spread, while the Terrapins are 2-1 and 1-2 ATS. As for the totals, Syracuse is 1-1 on the OU, and Maryland is 2-1 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Syracuse vs Maryland injuries news.

The game pits the Syracuse Orange, currently No. 88 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Maryland Terrapins, who rate No. 78 in the latest survey.

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How Maryland Terrapins vs Syracuse Orange Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Syracuse Orange No. 59-ranked offense (33.5 PPG) against a Maryland Terrapins defense that ranks No. 47 at 21.33 PPG. The Syracuse Orange passing attack has averaged 179.5 yards per game, less than the Maryland Terrapins give up through the air (275.33 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Maryland Terrapins own the league's No. 15-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 83 yards per game when on the road. Syracuse, on the other hand, rates No. 95 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Maryland was a 40-37 loser in its last match at home against Mountaineers. They failed to cover the -3-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 77 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. In their last game, Maryland got a 161-yard performance from Wes Brown, but West Virginia prevailed 40-37.

Syracuse was a 40-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Chippewas. They covered the -5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (43) made winners of UNDER bettors. Last time we saw the Chippewas, they had no answer for Adonis Ameen-Moore as the Orange rolled to a 40-3 victory at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.

Maryland Terrapins vs Syracuse Orange Betting Odds Trends

Maryland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Maryland's last 7 games
Maryland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Maryland's last 7 games on the road
Syracuse is 13-6 ATS in its last 19 games
Syracuse is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Syracuse is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games at home
Syracuse is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Maryland at Indiana, Saturday, September 27th
Syracuse home to Notre Dame, Saturday, September 27th

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