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Rutgers at Maryland 1/15/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Maryland Terrapins vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds & Info

Game Maryland Terrapins vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Date & Time Saturday January 15, 2022, 2:00 PM (EST)
Xfinity Center Xfinity Center, College Park, USA
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MAR -5 ; O/U 135
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The XFINITY Center in College Park, MD will host a BIG 10 matchup Saturday afternoon when the Rutgers Scarlet Knights take on the Maryland Terrapins. Rutgers has been mediocre this season with 9 wins through 15 games played following a 17 point blowout loss to Penn State that ended a four game win streak.

Offensively Rutgers was terrible against Penn State making only 19 of 56 shots from the floor and 26.3% from beyond the arc, while turning the ball over 15 times leading to the blowout loss. Clifford Omoruyi was the only life in the Rutgers offense against Penn State with a team high 12 points and 12 rebounds to lead the team.

The Maryland Terrapins will be back at home Saturday night following a seven point double overtime win against Northwestern. Offensively Maryland played well against northwestern shooting 42.3% from the floor in 32.3% from beyond the arc to score 94 points including 22 in both overtime periods combined.

Eric Ayala carried the Maryland offense with 26 points and a team high 11 rebounds in 48 minutes on the floor. Fatts Russell added 23 points on six of 14 shooting and Hakim Hart added 18 points and eight rebounds in 48 minutes as well.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Rutgers are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Rutgers' last 10 games.
  • Rutgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Maryland's last 5 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Maryland's last 6 games against Rutgers.

Free NCAAB Pick:

Maryland Terrapins -5

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Both teams come into this game desperately needing a win to improve their conference standings. Maryland has the slightly better offense and will use that and the home crowd Saturday to get the victory against Rutgers. Take Maryland to do enough with their talent and depth to get by Rutgers for their second BIG 10 win of the season. Final Score Prediction, Maryland wins and covers 72-65.

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