Maryland vs. Rutgers: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 6, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 6, 2024

Julian Reese will be among the players to watch when the Maryland Terrapins (13-9, 5-6 Big Ten) take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (11-10, 3-7 Big Ten), Tuesday at 6:30 PM ET at XFINITY Center. The Terrapins take on the Scarlet Knights in a game that Maryland is currently a solid favorite by 8 points. The game’s over/under is 125.5.

Maryland vs. Rutgers Betting Lines

Maryland vs Rutgers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Maryland -8 125.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Rutgers (+8)
Total Pick Over (125.5)

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Maryland vs. Rutgers Stat Rankings

Maryland Avg. (Rank) Rutgers Avg. (Rank)
69.5 (290th) Points Scored 66.9 (329th)
63.4 (12th) Points Allowed 66.0 (42nd)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
10.8 (33rd) Off. Rebounds 11.0 (26th)
6.5 (269th) 3pt Made 5.6 (325th)
11.0 (328th) Assists 11.8 (288th)
11.5 (190th) Turnovers 11.4 (173rd)

Maryland vs. Rutgers Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Terrapins are 8-13-0 this year.
  • Maryland has won twice ATS (2-5) as a 8-point favorite or more this season.
  • There have been six Terrapins games (out of 21) that went over the total this season.
  • In 11 games this season, Maryland and its opponent have combined for more than 125.5 points.
  • Terrapins games have had an average of 132.9 points this season, 7.4 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Rutgers is 5-6-0 against the spread this year.
  • As a 8-point underdog or more, the Scarlet Knights have one win ATS (1-2) this season.
  • There have been six Maryland’s games (out of 21) that hit the over this season.
  • So far this season, eight Scarlet Knights games have featured over 125.5 points scored.
  • The average total for Rutgers’ games is 132.9 points, 7.4 more than this game’s over/under.

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Maryland Impact Players

  • Reese registers a team-best 9.7 rebounds per game. In addition, he’s registering 13.1 points and 1.2 assists, shooting 51.3% from the field.
  • Donta Scott posts 11.1 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.0 assists per contest, shooting 40.9% from the field and 35.6% from downtown with 1.7 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Jordan Geronimo puts up 6.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game. Defensively, he averages 0.9 steals and 1.4 blocked shots.
  • Deshawn Harris-Smith is averaging 6.5 points, 2.2 assists and 4.3 rebounds per contest.

Rutgers Impact Players

  • Clifford Omoruyi is posting a team-high 9.1 rebounds per contest. And he is contributing 11.0 points and 0.5 assists, making 51.4% of his shots from the field.
  • Aundre Hyatt is averaging a team-leading 11.6 points per contest. And he is producing 5.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists, making 38.6% of his shots from the field and 31.9% from 3-point range, with 1.8 treys per contest.
  • Derek Simpson is putting up a team-best 3.2 assists per contest. And he is producing 9.8 points and 3.5 rebounds, making 33.3% of his shots from the floor.
  • The Scarlet Knights get 5.6 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game from Jamichael Davis.
  • Noah Fernandes gets the Scarlet Knights 6.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. He also delivers 0.9 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.

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