|College Basketball Syracuse vs. Maryland Picks & Predictions for February 24, 2014|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Monday, 24 February 2014 14:30|
Syracuse vs. Maryland Free Pick
COLLEGE PARK (ATS Consultants) – It wasn’t that long ago that Syracuse hadn’t lost a game but now the Orange have lost two in a row. They’ll look to rebound tonight when they visit Maryland at 7:00PM ET.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Maryland as a 4-point home underdog versus Syracuse, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 131. The Orange are 25-2 overall and 12-2 in the ACC, while the Terps are 15-12 overall and 7-7 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Orange opened as 3-point favorites but the spread has climbed to 4 at most online and Vegas sports books, while the total opened at 129.5 but has climbed to 131 or 131.5 at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 85% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Syracuse. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Syracuse. According to the latest college basketball trends, the Orange are 5-0-1 against the spread in their last six road games and 12-5-2 ATS in their last 19 games versus a team with a winning straight up record. They’re also 13-6-2 ATS in their last 21 games overall and 3-0-1 ATS in their last four road games versus a team with a winning home record. On the other side, the Terps are just 1-4 against the number in their last five home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of greater than .600. We’ll find out how tough the Orange are tonight following their controversial loss to Duke on Saturday. We think they’ll respond well.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: SYRACUSE ORANGE -4