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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Illinois Fighting Illini Underdogs vs Maryland Terrapins

The Maryland Terrapins will try to cover the point spread at Xfinity Center on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Illinois Fighting Illini in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Maryland Terrapins betting line opened as -3.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Maryland Terrapins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois Fighting Illini will look to cover the spread vs the Maryland Terrapins on Tuesday, as the Fighting Illini are 7-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Terrapins are 6-6 ATS. Illinois is 5-7 against the total, while Maryland is 4-8 versus the total betting line.

The Maryland Terrapins sit at No. 58 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Illinois Fighting Illini sit at No. 72 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Illinois Fighting Illini rank No. 115 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 37.62 per game. That compares with Maryland’s No. 120 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Maryland is college basketball's No. 103-ranked team at 8.08 per game, while the Illinois Fighting Illini rate No. 87 with 8.31 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Fighting Illini got 21 points from Malcolm Hill as Illinois ran past Missouri 75-66 on Wednesday at Scottrade Center.

Maryland got 21 points from Melo Trimble en route to a 88-72 victory over Charlotte on Tuesday at Royal Farms Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Illinois is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Illinois's last 6 games
  • Illinois is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Maryland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Maryland's last 6 games
  • Maryland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Illinois home to Ohio State, Sunday, January 1st
Maryland at Nebraska, Sunday, January 1st