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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Purdue Boilermakers in Battle with Maryland Terrapins

The Maryland Terrapins will try to cover the point spread at Xfinity Center on Friday when they get a visit from the Purdue Boilermakers in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Purdue Boilermakers were listed as -2.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Purdue Boilermakers vs Maryland Terrapins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 6-2 and 4-2 ATS Maryland Terrapins will face the 6-2 Purdue Boilermakers, who own a 6-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Maryland Terrapins are 2-4 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Purdue Boilermakers are 6-2.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 24-rated Purdue Boilermakers taking on the No. 90-rated Maryland Terrapins in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Purdue is ranked No. 50 in NCAA basketball at 40 per game. Contrast that with Maryland's No. 53 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Maryland is the No. 151-ranked team in the country at 7.38 per game, while Purdue rates No. 39 at 9.75 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Purdue earned a 66-57 victory over Louisville on Tuesday, getting 15 points from Vince Edwards at Mackey Arena.

Kevin Huerter scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Terrapins to a win (they lost 72-70 to Syracuse at Carrier Dome on Monday).

Betting Trends
  • Purdue is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Purdue is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Purdue's last 5 games
  • Purdue is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Maryland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Maryland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Maryland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Purdue home to Northwestern, Sunday, December 3rd
Maryland at Illinois, Sunday, December 3rd