Maryland vs. Purdue Pick
Should No. 3 Purdue have any trouble at home when the Boilermakers host Maryland tonight at 8:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Purdue is heavily favored at home tonight, as the Boilermakers are getting odds of -15 points against Maryland. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 146 points. Tonight’s game takes place from Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Indiana and will air live on the Big Ten Network.
Purdue is rolling along to a 10-0 start in the Big Ten following a 74-67 loss at Indiana. The Boilermakers are now 21-2 overall and 14-8 against the spread. Purdue is averaging 84.6 points per game on offense this season while allowing 63.5 per contest. Carsen Edwards is leading Purdue this year with 16.7 points per game while Vincent Edwards is adding 15.7 points and 7.7 rebounds per contest.
Maryland has lost two straight, losing at Indiana and at home to Michigan State. The Terrapins are now 15-8 overall, 4-6 in the Big Ten and 11-7-1 against the spread. The Terps are averaging 76 points per game on offense while allowing 67.4 per contest. Anthony Cowan is leading Maryland with 16.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 5 assists per game while Kevin Huerter is adding 14.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists per contest.
Purdue has won three straight meetings with Maryland, going 1-0-2 against the spread in the three games. This includes an 80-75 win at Maryland back on Dec. 1. Purdue is just 2-2 ATS in its last four home games, but Maryland has struggled on the road for the most part. They have suffered big losses at Ohio State and at Michigan State. Those two teams are in the upper echelon of the Big Ten like Purdue. The Boilermakers should produce a similar result with their great talent. The public betting is slightly backing Purdue as well.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: PURDUE -15