Ohio State Buckeyes vs Maryland Terrapins 02/08/2021 – On Monday, an unbalanced Big 10 Conference play will get underway as Ohio State Buckeyes take on Maryland Terrapins from XFINITY Center in College Park, Maryland. The Buckeyes will enter this game holding the third spot in the Big 10 play. As for the Terrapins, they are struggling at the 11th position and have a long way to get past their opponents. Maryland will enter this game with a losing record, but the Buckeyes will enter with a near four-game winning streak. Most of the 2021 best online sportsbook predictions are already in favor of the Buckeyes to secure an easy victory in this game and cover the spread.
Ohio State Buckeyes vs Maryland Terrapins 02/08/2021
|When:||Monday, February 8, 9:00 PM ET|
|Where:||XFINITY Center, College Park, Maryland|
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— Maryland Men’s Basketball (@TerrapinHoops) February 8, 2021
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Ohio State Buckeyes are maintaining pace alongside Illinois and Michigan in the top two spots. The Buckeyes won nine of their 13 conference games and are 15-4 with their overall play. In their last game, the Buckeyes defeated Michigan State Spartans with a final score of 79-62. The Buckeyes are just one game behind the Wolverines in the top spot and are holding the seventh rank in the country. With their scoring defense, the Buckeyes are touching close to 78 points per game on average. EJ Liddell is the leader in scoring with an average of close to 16 points per game. When it comes to assists, CJ Walker has taken the lead with 4.2 per game on average.
Players to watch: E.J. Liddell F (GP 17 MIN 27.6 PTS 15.4 REB 6.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.8 BLK 1.2 TO 1.4 FG% 50.9 FT% 75.5 3P% 29.7), D. Washington Jr. G (GP 19 MIN 31.1 PTS 14.6 REB 2.8 AST 3.1 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 2.1 FG% 36.2 FT% 88.7 3P% 36.9), J. Sueing F (GP 19 MIN 27.2 PTS 10.9 REB 5.7 AST 2.1 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.1 FG% 50 FT% 75 3P% 28.6).
The Terrapins dropped eight of their 12 conference games and are 10-9 with their overall play. Maryland is one of those struggling teams in the Big 10 play. In their last game, the Terrapins lost against Penn State with a final score of 55-50. The leading scorer for Maryland is Eric Ayala with an average of close to 15 points. When it comes to rebounds, Darryl Morsell is the leader with 6.5 on average per game. Morsell has also taken the lead in assists with an average of close to three per game.
Players to watch: E. Ayala G (GP 17 MIN 32.9 PTS 14.4 REB 3.3 AST 2.2 STL 1.2 BLK 0.2 TO 1.5 FG% 46.5 FT% 83.6 3P% 34.1), D. Scott F (GP 19 MIN 30.3 PTS 12.5 REB 6.5 AST 1.6 STL 0.9 BLK 0.8 TO 1.2 FG% 52.6 FT% 69 3P% 45.2), A. Wiggins G (GP 19 MIN 31.6 PTS 12.3 REB 5.4 AST 2.7 STL 1 BLK 0.6 TO 1.8 FG% 40 FT% 75.5 3P% 31.5).
Ohio State Buckeyes vs Maryland Terrapins Betting Predictions
Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Ohio State’s last 8 games.
Ohio State is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
Ohio State is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games against Maryland.
Buckeyes are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games against Maryland.
Maryland is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Maryland’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Maryland’s last 7 games against Ohio State.
Maryland is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Maryland’s last 5 games this season.
Ohio State Buckeyes vs Maryland Terrapins Betting Picks
The college betting lines are clear as the Buckeyes hold the key to success in this game. Ohio State is strong and they have the power to get past the Terrapins with ease. The Buckeyes are shooting at close to 46 percent from their field goals attempts and the Terrapins will struggle to prevent them.
Moneyline: The ML for the Buckeyes is -170 and the ML for the Terrapins is +150.
Spread: The spread for Ohio is -4 (-110) and the spread for Maryland is +4 (-110).
Totals: The total will go over 138 (-110) for Ohio and the same will go under for the Terrapins.
Score Prediction: 81-67, Buckeyes win.