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Maryland Terrapins vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12/10/2019 Picks, Predictions and Preview
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Maryland Terrapins vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12/10/2019 – Ncaab point spread picks are out as Maryland Terrapins take on Penn State Nittany Lions from Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania. Maryland Terrapins are currently the top team in the Big 10 Conference play with their unbeaten 10-0 record on the season. The Terrapins have won every single game, including their first conference match. Penn State Nittany Lions are not a bad team either, but they hold a 7-2 overall record in their conference. The Lions have lost their first conference game and now they need to take out a tough team.
Maryland Terrapins vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12/10/2019
Maryland Terrapins is already a huge threat to the Big 10 Conference. The Terrapins are one team that fought hard this season, especially after their last outing against Illinois. Maryland almost lost the game, but eventually, they managed to settle with a final score of 59-58. When it comes to scoring, the Terrapins seem to be doing a decent job. Some of their key players are Anthony Cowan Jr. and Jalen Smith. From the defensive end, the Terrapins are allowing opponents to score close to 61 points per game.
Players to watch: A. Cowan Jr. G (10 GP 32 MIN 16.6 PTS 3.5 REB 4.4 AST 1.4 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 44.7 FG% 76.3 FT% 38.8 3P%), J. Smith F (10 GP 28 MIN 13.6 PTS 10.1 REB 1.1 AST 1 STL 2.4 BLK 1.8 TO 48.5 FG% 75 FT% 26.1 3P%), E. Ayala G (10 GP 27.9 MIN 10.6 PTS 2.6 REB 2.3 AST 0.3 STL 0 BLK 1.6 TO 41.4 FG% 72.4 FT% 25 3P%).
Penn State Nittany Lions
Penn State Nittany Lions are scoring more than Maryland on average per game. The Lions are scoring close to 80 points per game. Whereas, the Terrapins are scoring close to 78 points per game. However, the important aspect is the defense. Penn State is allowing opponents to score close to 67 points per game. As for Maryland, they are restricting opponents to 60 plus points per game.
Players to watch: L. Stevens F (9 GP 28.1 MIN 16.8 PTS 7.3 REB 1.9 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 2.4 TO 45.8 FG% 72.3 FT% 24.1 3P%), M. Jones G (9 GP 30 MIN 13.1 PTS 3 REB 3 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 1.7 TO 44.4 FG% 85.7 FT% 40.8 3P%), M. Watkins F (9 GP 23 MIN 10.7 PTS 9.2 REB 0.6 AST 1.3 STL 3.8 BLK 2 TO 58 FG% 57.1 FT% 0 3P%).
Maryland Terrapins vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Maryland’s last 9 games.
Penn State Nittany Lions
Lions are 15-5 ATS in their last 20 games.
Maryland Terrapins vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Picks
Penn State will experience trouble with their defense in this game. Maryland Terrapins have their basketball spread betting intact with their strong defensive tactics. Back the Terrapins to win this game and cover the spread.
Moneyline: The money line for Maryland is -118 and Nittany Lions is -102.
ATS: Maryland has an ATS of -1 and Penn State has an ATS of +1.
Totals: The total has gone over 145.5 for the Terrapins and the total has gone under 145.5 for Penn State.
Score Prediction: Maryland Terrapins will win and cover the scoreline 86-70.