Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Terrapins vs. Crimson Tide CBB Odds
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2023 NCAA Basketball Handicapping Terrapins vs. Alabama
- (21-12) Maryland Terrapins vs. Alabama Crimson Tide (29-5)
- Date: Saturday, March 18th
- Time: 9:40 ET
- Venue: Legacy Arena at BJCC, Birmingham
- CBB Moneyline Odds: Terrapins +299 | Crimson Tide -392
- NCAAB Betting ATS Odds: Maryland +8.5 | Alabama -8.5 (Bet Now!)
- CBB Betting Total: O/U 144.0
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Overall, Maryland has an 21-12 overall record. Presently, in their 15 road games this season, the Terrapins have a record of 4-11.
Having been the underdog in 11 games, the Terrapins have gone 1-10 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +8.5 underdogs on the spread.
Presently, Maryland has a record of 9-2 in non-conference games. In Big Ten action, they have a mark of 12-10.
Coming into the game, Jahmir Young is the team leader in scoring, averaging 16.1 points per game. In addition to his scoring, Young is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and adding 3.2 assists. Maryland’s second leading scorer is Hakim Hart, who has hit 48.2% of his field goal attempts and is averaging 11.5 points per game.
Currently, Maryland’s offense heads into today’s matchup averaging just 70.9 points, which places them 207th in the NCAA. In addition, Maryland’s offensive attack is heavily reliant on getting the ball inside, as 62.83% of their shots have come inside the arc. So far, the team is ranked 272nd in overall field goal percentage at 43.3%. When the Terrapins have taken 3-point shots, they are hitting 32.6% of their looks.
In terms of pace, Maryland is below the NCAA average in possessions per game, averaging just 66.2 per contest, placing them just 546th in college basketball. Currently, Maryland’s 35.2 rebounds per contest is one of the lower figures in the NCAA. So far, the Terrapins are averaging 9.4 offensive boards per game.
Alabama Crimson Tide
At this point, Alabama heads into their matchup vs Maryland with a record of 29-5 and riding a 3 game win streak. So far, Alabama has been the home team 20 times, sitting with a record of 19-1.
Getting ready to play for the 30 times as the favorite, the Crimson Tide have gone 27-3 in those matchups. Playing at home, Alabama comes into this game as -8.5 point favorites.
Presently, Alabama has a record of 10-3 in non-conference games. In Southeastern action, they have a mark of 19-2.
Coming into the game, Brandon Miller is the team leader in scoring, averaging 19.6 points per game. In addition to his scoring, Miller is grabbing 8.3 rebounds and adding 2.1 assists. Alabama’s second leading scorer is Mark Sears, who has hit 40.4% of his field goal attempts and is averaging 12.5 points per game.
Crimson Tide Key Stats
At this time, the Crimson Tide offense is one of the top units in the country at 80.0 points per game, placing them 15th in the NCAA. So far, Alabama has been more than willing to get up shots from outside, ranking 68th in the NCAA in percentage of shots behind the 3-point arc. So far, the team has taken 47.96% of their shots from beyond the arc. For the season, the Crimson Tide are averaging 9.28 made 3’s per contest (88th).
In terms of pace, Alabama is below the NCAA average in possessions per game, averaging just 72.0 per contest, placing them just 251st in college basketball. Currently, the team is one of the better rebounding teams in the country, at 39.9 rebounds per contest. This figure includes 13.5 offensive boards per game.
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Maryland Terrapins vs. Alabama Crimson Tide CBB Betting Trends
- Firstly, Maryland is 3-2 vs. the spread in their last 5 games. The Terrapins are 2-3 straight up in these matchups.
- Secondly, Maryland is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games on the road, going 6-4 SU.
- At this point, Terrapins are 1-2 SU in their last 3 games as the underdog. They are 2-1 vs. the spread in these contests.
- Also, Crimson Tide are 3-0 SU in their last 3 games as the favorite. They are 2-1 vs. the spread in these contests.
Free Maryland Terrapins vs. Alabama Crimson Tide CBB Betting Pick:
Free Spread Prediction: Maryland Terrapins +8.5
Our analysis for this game between Alabama Crimson Tide and the Maryland Terrapins points to Maryland covering the spread as +8.5 point underdogs. We see the line for this matchup being set too high, leaving an opportunity for Maryland to cover. Even if they are trailing throughout the game, the Terrapins are an excellent candidate to keep the final score closer than oddsmakers are expecting.
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In these situations, the better team’s pace of play can play a large role in them being able to cover such a large spread. However, given that both sides are near the NCAA average in possessions per game, Maryland won’t be forced to play an unfamiliar style of basketball. Heading into the game, our model recommends locking in a bet on the Maryland Terrapins at +8.5.
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