Maryland vs Penn State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 7, 2021

A game after he put up 26 points in a 60-55 loss to Northwestern, Aaron Wiggins leads the Maryland Terrapins (15-11) at home against the Penn State Nittany Lions (9-13) as 6.5-point favorites. The matchup, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, March 7, 2021, airs on BTN. The over/under for the matchup is set at 136.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 7, 2021, 2:20 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Maryland Betting Information

  • Maryland is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-13
  • The Terrapins are an even 3-3 against the spread this season when they are at least a 6.5-point favorite.
  • In 42.9% of its games this season (9/21), Maryland and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • In their last game, the Terrapins got a team-high 26 points from Wiggins in a 60-55 loss to Northwestern on Wednesday. They were favored by 4.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 115 points to fall short of the 131 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 24 14.5 3.8 2.2 1.1 0.2 2.0
Aaron Wiggins 26 13.9 5.7 2.5 1.1 0.5 1.7
Donta Scott 26 11.3 6.7 2.0 0.8 0.8 1.6
Darryl Morsell 25 8.8 3.8 2.8 0.9 0.6 0.5
Hakim Hart 26 7.7 3.6 1.7 0.8 0.2 1.1

Penn State Betting Information

  • Over the course of this season, Penn State has come up with an even record of 10-10 ATS.
  • When they play as at least a 6.5-point underdog, the Nittany Lions frequently have trouble covering with only a 1-2 record against the spread.
  • The Nittany Lions and their opponents have regularly failed to hit the over this season, doing so in 45% (9) of their 20 games played.
  • Their last time out, the Nittany Lions saw Myreon Jones score a team-high 17 points to lead them to an 84-65 victory against Minnesota on Wednesday. They were 5.5-point favorites and covered the spread, and the teams scored 149 total points to top the 148-point over/under.

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

Penn State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Myreon Jones 22 15.5 2.6 1.9 1.3 0.1 2.5
Izaiah Brockington 22 13.0 4.6 1.8 0.9 0.3 0.5
Seth Lundy 22 9.4 3.8 0.8 0.6 0.6 1.5
John Harrar 22 9.1 8.6 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.0
Sam Sessoms 21 7.9 1.9 2.3 1.1 0.1 0.8

Total Facts

  • Maryland and its opponents have hit the over on Sunday’s 136 total in 10 out of 25 games (40%) this season.
  • In Penn State’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Sunday’s matchup point total in 15 out of 22 matchups (68.2%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 140.9 points per game, 4.9 points more than the point total of 136 for this matchup.
  • This game’s total is 2.7 fewer points than the 138.7 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Terrapins games is three points fewer than the over/under of 136 points in this contest.
  • Nittany Lions games have a total points bet of 146.6 points this season, 10.6 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/5/2021 Penn State Penn State -2.5 142.5 -147 +122 Regular Season 55-50 PENNST
12/10/2019 Penn State Penn State -2 142.5 -132 +108 Regular Season 76-69 PENNST
2/27/2019 N/A Penn State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-61 PENNST
12/1/2018 N/A Maryland N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-59 MD

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