Maryland Terrapins vs Ohio State Buckeyes 2/23/2020 Preview, Odds and Picks
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Maryland Terrapins vs Ohio State Buckeyes 2/23/2020 – The Maryland Terrapins are one of the hottest teams in the entire NCAA as they are on a nine-game winning streak. They will put that on the line when they battle the Ohio State Buckeyes on the road. This game will be held at the Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. CBS is the place to catch the live television broadcast this Sunday, February 23 at 4:00 pm Eastern Time. SofaScore will also feature the broadcast feed through online live streaming for his game. It is seen by How To Bet On NCAA Basketball that the Buckeyes will end this winning streak by the Terrapins.
Maryland Terrapins vs Ohio State Buckeyes 2/23/2020
The Maryland Terrapins are on top of the Big Ten Conference with the record of 22-4 and they are being trailed by the Penn State Nittany Lions who will gladly contest them for the spot. At home, the Terrapins have been undefeated but on the road, Maryland is having a hard time on the road with a 4-4 record. Cowan is the team’s most reliable point producer with 16.7 points along with 3.5 rebounds, 4.5 steals and a block. Smith is a double-double machine with 15.4 points and 10.5 rebounds. Wiggins is also reliable for this team but they also own some competitive bench players who are ready when their coaches call on their number.
Players to watch: A. Cowan Jr. G (26 GP 34.5 MIN 16.7 PTS 3.5 REB 4.5 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.1 TO 39.3 FG% 79.5 FT% 35.1 3PT%), J. Smith F (26 GP 31.1 MIN 15.4 PTS 10.5 REB 0.7 AST 0.7 STL 2.3 BLK 1.7 TO 54 FG% 75.4 FT% 38 3PT%), A. Wiggins G (26 GP 29.2 MIN 10.1 PTS 5.4 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 36 FG% 75 FT% 30.4 3PT%).
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Ohio State Buckeyes find themselves at the lower half of the Big Ten Conference with thier 17-9 record. At home, this team does well as they won 13 of their 15 games at the Value City Arena in Columbus Ohio. The Buckeyes are coming off from a loss but this team is picking up their pace as in the last ten games, they won six times. Wesson is the team’s best player as he contributes 13.9 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game while Washington Jr does 10.8 points a night. Carton has been inconsistent for this team but whenever he has it, they are very hard to stop.
Players to Watch: K. Wesson F (26 GP 28.9 MIN 13.9 PTS 9.3 REB 2.2 AST 0.7 STL 1 BLK 2.7 TO 45.3 FG% 72 FT% 41.6 3PT%), D. Washington Jr. G (23 GP 23.2 MIN 10.8 PTS 2.5 REB 1.5 AST 0.3 STL 0 BLK 1.2 TO 41.3 FG% 81 FT% 39.1 3PT%), D.J. Carton G (20 GP 23.9 MIN 10.4 PTS 2.8 REB 3 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 2.6 TO 47.7 FG% 75.9 FT% 40 3PT%).
Maryland Terrapins vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Predictions
Maryland is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games.
Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Maryland Terrapins vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Picks
The Ohio State Buckeyes are seen as the favored team by Online Sportsbook and they will be ending the Terrapins nine-game winning streak. It would take a lot for the Buckeyes to hold off the Terrapins but this team transforms whenever they play in front of their home crowd.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Terrapins are at +125 while the Buckeyes are given the -145 at home.
Spread: Just 2.5 points separating both teams with the Terrapins at +2.5 while the Buckeyes sit on the -2.5
Total: 130.5 points is the given total for this game for both teams to reach. Terrapins are the team over and the Buckeyes are under.
Score Prediction: 68-65, Buckeyes win.