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Maryland Struggling To Cover After Wins

The Maryland Terrapins have been great on the court, but not so much at the window this season. The Terps are 5-0 SU, but just 2-3 ATS and, dating back to last season, the team is just 1-4 ATS in their past five following a win. Maryland will take on the Cleveland State Vikings Saturday.

Shark Bites
  • Cleveland State is 0-4 SU and ATS in their past four road games.
  • Maryland is 10-0 SU in their last 10 games coming off two days rest.
  • Only two players in the Vikings are averaging double-digit points.

There is no doubt that the buck starts and stops with Melo Trimble for Maryland, but his last outing was astounding. The sophomore guards shot a perfect 7-for-7 on field goals while going 3-for-3 from the free throw line. The rest of the starting five has been more than adept offensively for the Terrapins, with four of the five starters averaging 12.2 points or more this season.

Cleveland State is 2-3 SU, but oddly enough, all but one of those games have been decided by at least 12 points.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Cleveland State Vikings opened as 20-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Cleveland State Vikings vs Maryland Terrapins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland State Vikings will look to cover the spread vs the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, as the Vikings are 1-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Terrapins are 1-3 ATS. Cleveland State is 1-3 against the total, while Maryland is 2-2 versus the total betting line.

The Maryland Terrapins sit at No. 70 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cleveland State Vikings sit at No. 90 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Cleveland State is ranked No. 205 in NCAA basketball at 35 per game. Contrast that with Maryland's No. 226 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Maryland is the No. 134-ranked team in the country at 7 per game, while Cleveland State rates No. 233 at 4.6 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap



Betting Trends
  • Cleveland State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Cleveland State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Maryland is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Maryland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Maryland is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland State at Toledo, Wednesday, December 2nd
Maryland at North Carolina, Tuesday, December 1st