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Terrapins open as underdog vs Cavaliers

Virginia CavaliersMaryland Terrapins
Nov 5, 12:30 PM | Grass of Byrd Stadium

Virginia Cavaliers vs Maryland Terrapins Odds

5-3TEAM RECORD2-6

The visiting Cavaliers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Byrd Stadium against the Terrapins.

Supporters of the Cavaliers have seen them go 5-3 and 3-5 ATS so far this season, while the Terrapins are at 2-6 and 2-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Terrapins are 4-4, while the Cavaliers are 2-6.

View Virginia vs Maryland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Terrapins sat as 2.5-point underdogs . The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Terrapins rated this week at No. 68 and the Cavaliers sitting at No. 35. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 28-19 result in favor of the Cavaliers this week.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Maryland's No. 85-ranked offense (24 PPG) against a Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 38 at 22.8 PPG. The Terrapins passing attack has averaged 210.5 yards per game, more than the Cavaliers give up through the air (197.4 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Cavaliers feature the league's No. 46-rated road run defense, allowing 151.7 yards per game. Maryland, meanwhile, ranks No. 50 in rushing offense at home.

Virginia was a 28-21 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Miami. They covered the 13.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (49) made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Maryland was a 28-17 loser at home against Boston College. They failed to cover the 6.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (45) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing in November are 0-10
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7

Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 4-6

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

Next up:
Virginia home to Duke, Saturday, November 12
Maryland at Notre Dame, Saturday, November 12

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