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Maryland Terrapins vs Illinois Fighting Illini 01/10/2021 Basketball Betting, Odds & Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Maryland Terrapins vs Illinois Fighting Illini 01/10/2021 – An unbalanced Big 10 Conference play is all set to get underway as Maryland Terrapins take on Illinois Fighting Illini from State Farm Center in Champaign, Illinois. Maryland Terrapins are sitting at the bottom of their conference play with a terrible record. The Terrapins need to make up for their loss if they want to sustain this season. Illinois Fighting Illini is doing a better job as they secured the second spot behind Michigan Wolverines. The Terrapins will take advantage of the weak Illinois squad as they have the top betting websites in their favor to win this game.
Maryland Terrapins vs Illinois Fighting Illini 01/10/2021
The Maryland Terrapins dropped five of their six conference games and they are 6-6 with their overall play. Maryland will enter this game riding a three-game losing streak. In the last game they struggled with their scoring offense after scoring just 67 points against Iowa Hawkeyes. The Terrapins were worse from the defensive end as they gave up 89 to the Hawkeyes. Maryland will need to focus on both ends of their game if they want to get past Illinois. As a whole team, the Terrapins are touching an average of close to 73 points per game. When it comes to rebounds, they are reached close to 35 boards per game.
Players to watch: E. Ayala G (GP 12 MIN 31.8 PTS 14 REB 3 AST 2.5 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 1.2 FG% 47 FT% 86 3P% 33.9), D. Scott F (GP 12 MIN 29.1 PTS 12.9 REB 7.3 AST 1.9 STL 0.8 BLK 0.6 TO 1.4 FG% 58.3 FT% 76.7 3P% 51.3), A. Wiggins G (GP 12 MIN 30.1 PTS 11.9 REB 5.2 AST 3.3 STL 0.9 BLK 0.4 TO 1.8 FG% 42 FT% 70.8 3P% 30.2).
Illinois Fighting Illini
Illinois Fighting Illini has been impressive right from the start this season. The Fighting Illini defeated most of their teams as they hold a 5-1 conference record. Overall, Illinois is holding a 9-3 record on the season and they are all set to cause damage in the Big 10 play. In their last game, Illinois humiliated the Northwestern Wildcats with a final score of 81-56. Illinois is scoring an average of 85 points per game and is shooting at an incredible 52.4 percent. From the defensive end, they are touching close to 68 points per game.
Players to watch: A. Dosunmu G (GP 12 MIN 34.1 PTS 22.3 REB 6.8 AST 5.1 STL 0.8 BLK 0.3 TO 3.2 FG% 51 FT% 81.5 3P% 42.5), K. Cockburn C (GP 12 MIN 26.3 PTS 17 REB 10.1 AST 0.2 STL 0.2 BLK 1.3 TO 2 FG% 68.3 FT% 54.1 3P% 0), A. Curbelo G (GP 12 MIN 21.5 PTS 9.4 REB 3.4 AST 4.8 STL 1.2 BLK 0.2 TO 2.7 FG% 50 FT% 80 3P% 23.1).
Maryland Terrapins vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Predictions
Maryland are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
Illinois Fighting Illini
Illinois is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Maryland Terrapins vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Picks
Illinois Fighting Illini is a major threat to opponents and definitely a huge threat to the Terrapins. The latest basketball betting trends are clearly in support of Illinois to win and cover with a decent score.
Moneyline: +500 is the allocated Moneyline for the Terrapins and -700 for the Fighting Illini.
Spread: +11 (-110) is the spread for Maryland and the allocated spread for Illinois is -11 (-110).
Totals: 146.5 (-110) is the total that will go over for Maryland and the same will go under for Illinois.
Score Prediction: 85-72, Fighting Illini wins.