West Virginia vs. Maryland Odds
COLUMBUS, OH (TheSpread) – One of the featured third round games in the NCAA Tournament takes place in the Midwest Region as No. 4 Maryland faces No. 5 West Virginia at 8:40PM ET on TNT.
Maryland is 28-6 on the season, 4-1 on a neutral floor and 15-15-1 against the spread. West Virginia is 24-9 overall, 7-1 on a neutral court and 18-13 against the spread. West Virginia is coming off a 68-62 win over Buffalo to get to today’s game, while Maryland defeated Valparaiso 65-52 in the second round on Friday. These two last met in 2003 with West Virginia picking up a 78-77 OT win.
According to the latest oddsmakers, Maryland is the slight favorite in this contest, as the Terrapins are getting odds of -1 points against West Virginia. The over/under total for the game has been set at 138 points. This game is being played from Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
West Virginia is coming off Friday’s win, but the Mountaineers are just 2-3 in their last five games. Despite that, WVU is 6-2 against the spread in its last eight games, though it is just 3-3 ATS in its last six as an underdog. The Mountaineers are trending with the over, hitting it in four of their last five games. Maryland is coming off the win over Valpo and the Terps have won nine of their last 10 games while going 6-1 against the spread in their last seven. Maryland has trended toward the over as well, hitting it in three of its last four games.