Purdue at Maryland 2/12/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Purdue Boilermakers vs. Maryland Terrapins
NCAAB: 6:30 PM EST
Feb. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : PUR -1 Total 143
On Tuesday, the No. 15 ranked Purdue Boilermakers visit XFINITY Center in College Park, Maryland for an Big Ten showdown with the No. 24 ranked Maryland Terrapins. Purdue improved to 17-6 on the season following its defeat of Nebraska 81-62. Carsen Edwards led the Boilermakers with 27 points, while Grady Eifert scored 16. Purdue has now won eight straight overall.
Maryland improved to 18-6 on the season with its 60-45 win last Wednesday over Nebraska. The Terrapins were led in the win by Jalen Smith with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Maryland’s Bruno Fernando was limited in production as the Terrapins star was double teamed, but Fernando was able to post a double-double with 13 points and 19 rebounds.
Carsen Edwards leads Purdue in scoring with an average of 24.6 points per game. Nojel Eastern is the leading rebounder with an average of 5.3 per game, while Edwards leads the team in assists with an average of 3.4 per game. Purdue is shooting 45.9% from the field and 38.2% from 3-point territory.
Anthony Cowan Jr. is the leading scorer and the leader in assists for Maryland with averages of 16.2 points and 4.5 assists per game. Bruno Fernando is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounds with averages of 14.8 points and 10.7 rebounds per game. Maryland is shooting 46.4% from the field and 37.0% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends:
Purdue is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 in the Big Ten
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Boilermakers last 5 on the road
Maryland is 9-3-1 ATS in its last 13 on Tuesday
The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Terrapins last 7 in the Big Ten
Free Betting Pick: Maryland Terrapins +1
Purdue defeated Maryland at home earlier this season 72-70, but has failed to cover the number in 6 of the last 7 head-to-head with the Terps. Maryland has covered the number in 15 of the last 22 after giving up 50 or less in its prior game. The Terrapins are 6-4 ATS in the last 10 overall. Final Score Prediction, Maryland Terrapins win and cover ATS 72-69.