Northwestern Vs Maryland: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 12, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 11, 2022

Two sliding teams hit the court when the Northwestern Wildcats (8-5, 1-3 Big Ten) host the Maryland Terrapins (8-7, 0-4 Big Ten) on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 9:00 PM ET. The Wildcats will aim to break a three-game losing run versus the Terrapins, losers of three in a row. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Wildcats’ ( to win on the moneyline) game versus the Terrapins ().

This article refers to odds current as of January 12, 2022 at 7:27 PM ET. See all the current odds for this outing in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Northwestern Vs Maryland Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Northwestern (-5.5)
Total Pick Over (140.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Northwestern Vs Maryland Stat Rankings

Northwestern Avg. (Rank) Maryland Avg. (Rank)
78.0 (57th) Points Scored 70.1 (234th)
65.4 (100th) Points Allowed 67.7 (156th)
37.6 (105th) Rebounds 37.9 (93rd)
9.6 (223rd) Off. Rebounds 9.6 (223rd)
8.3 (120th) 3pt Made 6.1 (295th)
18.5 (11th) Assists 12.1 (272nd)
8.8 (352nd) Turnovers 11.7 (263rd)

Northwestern Vs Maryland Betting Trends

  • Northwestern has eight wins in 13 games against the spread (ATS) this year.
  • The Wildcats’ ATS record as 5.5-point favorites or more is 4-4.
  • Northwestern has seen eight of its 13 games go over the point total.
  • Seven times so far this season, Northwestern and its opponent have combined for more than 140.5 points.
  • The over/under for this game is 140.5 points, 1.3 more than the average point total for Wildcats games this season.
  • Maryland’s record against the spread is 5-9-1.
  • The Terrapins have covered every time (3-0) as a 5.5-point underdog or more this season.
  • Out of 15 Maryland games so far this season, six have hit the over.
  • Maryland games have had over 140.5 points four times this year.
  • The over/under for this game is 2.2 points higher than the average scoring total for Terrapins games (138.3).

Northwestern Impact Players

  • Pete Nance paces his team in both points (16.2) and rebounds (7.2) per game, and also averages 2.7 assists. Defensively, he posts 0.5 steals and 1.7 blocked shots.
  • Boo Buie paces the Wildcats at 5.9 assists per contest, while also putting up 2.2 rebounds and 14.9 points.
  • Ryan Young is putting up 9.8 points, 0.9 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game.
  • Ty Berry posts 9.5 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest, shooting 45.7% from the floor and 48.4% from downtown with 2.3 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Robbie Beran posts 5.9 points, 4.4 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest. At the other end, he puts up 1.0 steal and 0.7 blocked shots.

Maryland Impact Players

  • Eric Ayala is putting up a team-leading 15.5 points per contest. And he is delivering 4.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists, making 39.9% of his shots from the field and 36.4% from 3-point range, with 2.4 triples per contest.
  • Donta Scott is putting up a team-high 6.9 rebounds per contest. And he is producing 11.6 points and 1.0 assists, making 42.0% of his shots from the field and 29.0% from 3-point range, with 1.2 treys per game.
  • Daron Russell is the Terrapins’ top assist man (3.9 per game), and he produces 12.5 points and 3.7 rebounds.
  • The Terrapins receive 9.7 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game from Hakim Hart.
  • Qudus Wahab gets the Terrapins 9.0 points, 6.8 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game. He also puts up 0.2 steals and 0.9 blocked shots.
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