Maryland vs Northwestern: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 3, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 3, 2021

The Maryland Terrapins (14-10) will try to continue a five-game win streak when they visit the Northwestern Wildcats (7-14) on Wednesday, March 3 at Welsh-Ryan Arena as  favorites. The matchup airs at 9:00 PM ET on BTN. The matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 3, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Maryland Betting Information

  • The Terrapins are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-12
  • When favored by at least 4 points, the Terrapins are 3-3 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • In 45% of its games this season (9/20), Maryland and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.

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 23 14.9 3.8 2.1 1.1 0.2 2.0
Aaron Wiggins 25 13.4 5.8 2.5 1.0 0.5 1.6
Donta Scott 25 11.6 6.8 2.0 0.8 0.8 1.6
Darryl Morsell 24 8.5 3.6 2.8 0.9 0.6 0.5
Hakim Hart 25 7.8 3.4 1.8 0.8 0.2 1.0

Northwestern Betting Information

  • Over the course of this season, the Wildcats have come up with an even record of 8-8-1 ATS.
  • When they play as at least a 4-point underdog, the Wildcats tend to meet expectations with a 1-0 record against the spread.
  • The Wildcats and their opponents have regularly not covered the total points bet this season, only claiming the over in 47.1% (8) of their 17 games played.
  • The Wildcats beat Minnesota 67-59 and covered the spread as 5-point underdogs, while going under the 142 point total in their most recent game on Thursday. Boo Buie racked up a team-high 25 points in the victory.

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

Northwestern Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Chase Audige 21 12.4 3.6 1.9 1.5 0.4 1.6
Miller Kopp 21 11.9 2.8 1.1 1.0 0.1 1.5
Pete Nance 21 11.1 6.6 1.8 0.6 0.7 0.9
Boo Buie 21 10.2 2.4 4.1 0.6 0.0 1.7
Ryan Young 21 8.0 4.6 1.4 0.5 0.4 0.0

Total Facts

  • Maryland’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup over/under (130.5 points) in 58.3% of opportunities (14 out of 24 matchups).
  • 16 Northwestern games this year (76.2% of its matchups) finished with a final point total greater than Wednesday’s point total of 130.5 points.
  • The total for the contest of 130.5 is 9.5 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Terrapins (68.5 points per game) and the Wildcats (71.5 points per game).
  • This matchup’s over/under is 6.0 fewer points than the 136.5 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Terrapins games is 133.7 points, 3.2 more than the over/under of 130.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 12.3 points separates the average total points bet in Wildcats games (142.8 points) and this game’s over/under (130.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/18/2020 Maryland Maryland -14 130.5 -1578 +822 Regular Season 76-67 MD
1/21/2020 Maryland Northwestern -7.5 126.5 -363 +277 Regular Season 77-66 MD
1/29/2019 N/A Maryland N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-52 MD

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