Maryland at Michigan: 3/12/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Michigan Wolverines (19-3) vs Maryland Terrapins (16-12)
Game Info: Friday, March 12, 2021 at 11:30 am (Lucas Oil Stadium)
Betting Odds: Michigan Wolverines -7.5 -- Over/Under: 133 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Maryland Terrapins and MIchigan Wolverines face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown at Lucas Oil Stadium.
These two teams faced off once this year and it was MIchigan that was able to come away with the 87-63 victory.
The Maryland Terrapins come into this game with a 16-12 record overall and they were able to come away with a big win in their first game of the Big Ten tournament. Maryland fell behind early against MIchigan State but they fought back as the game went on and came away with the 68-57 victory. Maryland was led by Eric Ayala who finished the game with 21 points, nine rebounds, and four assists. Maryland on the season is averaging 67.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 64.7 points per game. Guard Eric Ayala has been the best player for Maryland averaging 14.5 points while shooting 43.8 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Michigan Wolverines who sit with a 19-3 record overall but coming into this game they have lost two of their last three games. In the last game against Michigan State the offense scored only 64 points and that led to the six point defeat. Michigan on the season is averaging 76.5 points per game while their defense is giving up 65.2 points per game. Michigan is shooting 48.8 percent from the field and 38.6 percent from behind the three point line. Michigan has been led by Hunter Dickinson who is averaging 14.3 points while shooting 59.6 percent from the field and 75 percent from the free throw line.
The under is 9-4 in Maryland’s last 13 neutral site games. MIchigan is 15-5 against the spread in their last 20 games overall. Michigan is 12-4 against the spread in their last 16 games against the Big Ten. The under is 11-4 in Michigan’s last 15 neutral site games.
Michigan is the better team and I think they are going to put on a show again in this game. Look for the Wolverines to run up the score, Maryland is going to have no answer, and Michigan is going to get the job done. Back Michigan against the spread.