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Postseason NIT - Maryland Terrapins vs Niagara Purple Eagles Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Niagara Purple EaglesMaryland Terrapins
March 19, 7:00 PM | Comcast Center

Niagara Purple Eagles vs Maryland Terrapins Odds

19-13TEAM RECORD22-12

Comcast Center will host Maryland Terrapins vs. Niagara Purple Eagles action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

Maryland battles the Purple Eagles, currently sitting with a 19-13 mark (12-14-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 13-12 for the Terrapins and 10-13-2 for the Purple Eagles.

View Niagara vs Maryland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Purple Eagles were listed as 11-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 29 (Terrapins) and the No. 176 (Purple Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 77-73 result in favor of the Terrapins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Maryland's No. 3-rated squad against Niagara's No. 132-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Maryland rates No. 212 in the country with 5.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 69 nationally with 7.3 per match.

Defensively, Niagara features the nation's No. 224-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.4 points per game. Maryland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 69 nationally in scoring at home.

Niagara was a 79-73 loser in their most recent outing at home against Iona. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. The Purple Eagles got 21 points from Antoine Mason, but it was Iona that prevailed in a 79-73 final on Sunday at MassMutual Center.

In their last action, Maryland was a 79-76 loser on the road against North Carolina. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. The Terrapins got 20 points from Alex Len, but it was North Carolina that prevailed in a 79-76 final on Saturday at Greensboro Coliseum.

Niagara Purple Eagles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Iona are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
After playing North Carolina are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Purple Eagles at Terrapins trends to consider:
Niagara is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Niagara's last 6 games on the road
Niagara is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
Maryland is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Maryland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Maryland's last 15 games