Illinois at Maryland 12/2/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
This Friday night December 2nd 2022 9pm the NCAAM hoops action is back at cha folks. We've got the Illinois Fighting Illini in College Park, MD to face the Maryland Terrapins in the Xfinity Center. Stay tuned we've got you covered on all the best betting angles here at Picks and Parlays your leader in free sports betting picks!
The Illini are 6-1, 5-0 at home, sitting in 2nd place in the Big Ten Conference. Offensively the Illini are averaging 86.5 points, 48 rebounds and 15.5 assists. Defensively the Illini are allowing 84 points, and are averaging 8.5 blocks and 10.5 steals.
Key players for the Illini are Terrance Shannon averaging 19 points, 6 rebounds and 3.5 assists and Dain Dainja averaging 18.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, and 0 assists.
The Terrapins are 7-0, 4-0 at home, tied for 1st place in the Big Ten Conference. Offensively Maryland Terrapins are averaging 71 points, 46 rebounds and 20 assists. Defensively the Terrapins are allowing 49 points, and are averaging 4 blocks and 14 steals.
Key players for the Terrapins are Donta Scott averaging 18 points, 2 rebounds and 5 assists and Jahmir Young averaging 12 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 assists.
We think this will be a very closely competitive matchup. These teams are very similarly built both statistical and record wise. The Illini have lost onemly one game while the Terrapins are undefeated. The under is 5-4-1 in the Terrapins and Illini last 10 games head to head. The under is 4-3 in the Terrapins last 7 games. Our best bet is the Under 145. Final score prediction the Illinois Fighting Illini wins coverd the spread and the total stays under 72-70.