Maryland vs Michigan State: Big Ten Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 8 seed Maryland Terrapins (14-12) and the No. 9 seed Michigan State Spartans (15-11) face off in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals Thursday at Lucas Oil Stadium, tipping off at 11:30 AM ET on BTN. Maryland is favored by . Both teams are looking to take another step toward a conference title and an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Maryland Betting Information

  • Maryland has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 8-14 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 1 point, the Terrapins are 4-6 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • The Terrapins and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 9 of 22 games this season (40.9%).
  • In their last game, the Terrapins got a team-high 15 points from Aaron Wiggins in a 66-61 loss to Penn State on Sunday. They were favored by 6 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 127 points to fall short of the 135.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Maryland Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Eric Ayala 25 14.5 4.0 2.2 1.1 0.2 1.9
Aaron Wiggins 27 14.0 5.8 2.5 1.1 0.5 1.7
Donta Scott 27 11.2 6.4 1.9 0.8 0.8 1.6
Darryl Morsell 26 8.8 3.8 2.8 1.0 0.6 0.5
Hakim Hart 27 7.5 3.6 1.8 0.7 0.2 1.0

Michigan State Betting Information

  • With an 8-14 record ATS, Michigan State has not consistently covered the spread this season.
  • For the 13th time this season, the Spartans are at least a 1-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-10 against the spread.
  • Michigan State and its opponents have typically been held under this season, only reaching the over in 40.9% (9) of their 22 games played.
  • The Spartans beat Michigan 70-64 in their last contest on Sunday. Rocket Watts put up a team-high 21 points to lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 7.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to fall short of the 138 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Michigan State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Aaron Henry 26 15.5 5.5 3.5 1.3 1.3 0.8
Joshua Langford 25 9.9 3.4 1.8 0.6 0.3 1.4
Joey Hauser 26 9.9 5.9 1.5 0.5 0.2 1.3
Rocket Watts 26 7.8 1.5 2.7 0.1 0.0 0.8
Gabe Brown 23 7.4 2.9 0.5 0.4 0.6 1.4

Total Facts

  • Maryland and its opponents have hit the over on Thursday’s 131 total in 14 out of 26 games (53.8%) this year.
  • In Michigan State’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Thursday’s matchup total in 18 out of 26 matchups (69.2%).
  • The Terrapins average 67.7 points per game against the Spartans’ 69.5, amounting to 6.2 points over the contest’s point total of 131.
  • This game’s over/under is 4.7 fewer points than the 135.7 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Terrapins games is 132.7 points, 1.7 more than the over/under of 131 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 9.2 points fewer than the average over/under in Spartans games this season (140.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/28/2021 Maryland Maryland -2.5 134 -142 +119 Regular Season 73-55 MD
2/29/2020 Maryland Maryland -3 138 -161 +129 Regular Season 78-66 MICHST
2/15/2020 Michigan State Michigan State -7 138 -335 +250 Regular Season 67-60 MD
1/21/2019 N/A Michigan State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-55 MICHST

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