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

The Maryland Terrapins will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Saturday when they play host to the Purdue Boilermakers at Xfinity Center in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Maryland Terrapins as -3.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Purdue Boilermakers vs Maryland Terrapins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Maryland Terrapins battles the Purdue Boilermakers, currently sitting with a 19-4 mark (12-7 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 9-13-1 for the Maryland Terrapins and 9-10 for the Purdue Boilermakers.

This game puts the Maryland Terrapins, most recently No. 50 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Purdue Boilermakers, who rate No. 21 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Maryland has the nation's No. 87-rated offensive output, at 76.48 PPG. The visiting Purdue Boilermakers defense ranks No. 13 allowing on average 62.61 PPG. The Terrapins FG% has averaged 49.72% so far, more than the Maryland Boilermakers marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.55% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

A.J. Hammons went off for 32 points and added 11 rebounds for good measure, leading Purdue to a 89-74 win over Nebraska on Saturday at Mackey Arena.

The Terrapins got 20 points from Melo Trimble as Maryland ran past Nebraska 70-65 on Wednesday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Purdue is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Purdue's last 5 games
  • Purdue is 12-4 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Purdue is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Maryland is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Maryland's last 5 games
  • Maryland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Maryland's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Purdue home to Michigan State, Tuesday, February 9th
Maryland at Wisconsin, Saturday, February 13th