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Northwestern Wildcats Visit Maryland Terrapins in Week 7 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

Week 7 action on Saturday will see the Maryland Terrapins looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Northwestern Wildcats visit Maryland Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at 3.5 for the Maryland Terrapins . NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 32-20 result in favor of the Wildcats early in the week. That outcome may change during the week, if injuries alter the models, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Northwestern Wildcats vs Maryland Terrapins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Maryland bring a 3-2 record (3-2 ATS) to the Week 7 betting matchup against the 2-3 Northwestern Wildcats, who are 2-3 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Maryland go 4-1 so far and the Wildcats go 2-2-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Maryland vs Northwestern injuries news.

The Maryland Terrapins sit at No. 138 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Northwestern Wildcats are at No. 55 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Maryland Terrapins No. 45-ranked offense (33.8 PPG) against a Northwestern Wildcats defense that ranks No. 70 at 26.4 PPG. The Maryland Terrapins passing attack has averaged 142.2 yards per game, less than the Northwestern Wildcats give up through the air (248.6 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Northwestern Wildcats own the league's No. 72-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 171 yards per game when on the road. Maryland, on the other hand, rates No. 45 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Northwestern didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Nittany Lions as Penn State blasted them 31-7 in Week 6 action.

Maryland didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Buckeyes as Ohio State blasted them 62-14 in Week 6 action.

Betting Trends
  • Northwestern is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Northwestern is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Northwestern's last 8 games on the road

Next Betting Matchups

Northwestern home to Iowa, Saturday, October 21st
Maryland at Wisconsin, Saturday, October 21st