Maryland vs. Rutgers - 2/4/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Rutgers Scarlet Knights (16-6) at Maryland Terrapins (17-4)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Xfinity Center)
The Line: Maryland Terrapins -7.5 -- Over/Under: 129.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Maryland Terrapins meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the XFINITY Center.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights look for a win after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are averaging 71.2 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 61.1 points on 38 percent shooting. Ron Harper Jr. is averaging 11.6 points and 5.8 rebounds while Akwasi Yeboah is averaging 9.9 points and 4.5 rebounds. Geo Baker is grabbing 2.5 rebounds and Myles Johnson is grabbing eight rebounds. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are shooting 30.5 percent from beyond the arc and 64.5 percent from the free throw line. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.3 rebounds per game. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have lost four of their last six road games.
The Maryland Terrapins look for a win to build on their four-game winning streak. The Maryland Terrapins are averaging 72.3 points on 41.6 percent shooting and allowing 62.2 points on 38.6 percent shooting. Anthony Cowan Jr. is averaging 16.2 points and 4.3 assists while Jalen Smith is averaging 15.3 points and 9.8 rebounds. Aaron Wiggins is the third double-digit scorer and Eric Ayala is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Maryland Terrapins are shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Maryland Terrapins are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.4 rebounds per game. The Maryland Terrapins have yet to lose a home game this season.
The Scarlet Knights are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, 17-35 ATS in their last 52 Tuesday games and 12-3-2 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The Terrapins are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games, 13-6-2 ATS in their last 21 Tuesday games and 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 8-3 in Scarlet Knights last 11 overall. The under is 8-3 in Terrapins last 11 home games. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The favorite is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Maryland Terrapins are starting to show some consistency and play their best at home where they have yet to lose, and they're 8-4 ATS at home. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have looked shaky outside of their home court, but they only lose on the road by an average of 2.8 points and remain one of the more balanced teams in the Big Ten. While the Maryland Terrapins are great at home, this line isn't showing much respect to Rutgers. Give me the points.