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Northwestern at Maryland 12/5/21 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Maryland Terrapins vs Northwestern Wildcats Odds & Info

Game Maryland Terrapins vs Northwestern Wildcats
Date & Time Sunday December 5, 2021, 12:00 PM (EST)
Xfinity Center
Latest odds
MD -4 ; Total 137
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The Sunday college basketball schedule will tip-off with the Big Ten Conference opener between the Northwestern Wildcats and the Maryland Terrapins. The Wildcats (5-2) have dropped two of their last three games and rank sixth in the country in assists (19.6 apg). On Tuesday, Northwestern shot just 38 percent from the field during a 77-73 overtime loss against Wake Forest.

Pete Nance led Northwestern with 15 points (6-19 FG) to go along with seven rebounds and five assists. Boo Buie added 12 points and seven assists for the Wildcats.

The Maryland Terrapins are off to an unimpressive 5-3 non-conference start and Mark Turgeon stepped down as head coach this week. Last time out, Maryland was unable to make the plays down the stretch of a 62-58 home loss versus Virginia Tech. The Terrapins missed 12 of their 13 three-point attempts and turned the ball over 15 times in defeat.

Maryland F Qudus Wahab tallied a game-high 18 points on 7-for-8 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds. Donta Scott added 11 points and seven rebounds in a losing effort for the Terrapins.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Wildcats are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss.
  • Terrapins are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games.
  • Under is 5-0 in Wildcats last 5 games following a straight up loss.
  • Under is 13-3 in Terrapins last 16 home games.
  • Road team is 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings.

Free NCAAB Pick:

Northwestern Wildcats +4

Former All-American Danny Manning will take over as head coach for Maryland and is in a tough spot. Northwestern is averaging 80 plus points on the season and has more options on the offensive end of the floor. Take the Wildcats to win as a slight underdog. Final Score Prediction, Northwestern Wildcats win 70-67.

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