Penn State vs Maryland: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 5, 2021

The Penn State Nittany Lions are  favorites as they attempt to build on a three-game home winning streak when they square off against the Maryland Terrapins on Friday, February 5 at Bryce Jordan Center. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS1. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 5, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Penn State Betting Information

  • Penn State has covered the spread as often as they haven’t this season, sporting a 6-6 ATS record.
  • The Nittany Lions have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 3 points, going 1-2 this season.
  • 6 of 12 Penn State games this season (50%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • In their last game, the Nittany Lions got a team-high 14 points from Myreon Jones in a 72-56 loss to Wisconsin on Tuesday. They failed to covered the spread as 8.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 128 points to fall short of the 138 point total.

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 14 15.6 2.9 2.1 1.4 0.1 2.5
Izaiah Brockington 14 14.7 4.7 1.6 1.1 0.2 0.7
Seth Lundy 14 12.4 4.2 0.9 0.9 0.8 1.8
Sam Sessoms 13 9.8 1.8 2.0 1.4 0.2 1.1
John Harrar 14 8.6 8.1 0.9 0.6 0.4 0.0

Maryland Betting Information

  • Maryland holds a losing record ATS this season, covering six times and failing to cover nine times.
  • The Terrapins only hold a 2-3 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 3-point underdog.
  • 46.7% of Maryland’s 15 games this season have stayed under the over/under.
  • The Terrapins beat Purdue 61-60 but didn’t cover the spread as 3-point favorites, while falling short of the 134.5 point total in their last outing on Tuesday. Aaron Wiggins totaled a team-high 18 points to help lead the team to the victory.

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 16 13.8 3.3 2.3 1.2 0.1 1.8
Aaron Wiggins 18 12.8 5.4 2.8 0.9 0.5 1.6
Donta Scott 18 12.7 6.6 1.7 0.9 0.7 1.8
Darryl Morsell 17 8.5 3.9 2.9 0.8 0.5 0.5
Hakim Hart 18 8.4 3.1 1.6 0.8 0.2 1.2

Total Facts

  • Penn State’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup point total (143.5 points) in 64.3% of opportunities (nine out of 14 matchups).
  • In 35.3% of Maryland’s games this season (6 of 17), the total points scored was greater than Friday’s 143.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the contest of 143.5 is 1.2 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Nittany Lions (75.6 points per game) and the Terrapins (69.1 points per game).
  • The 143.2 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 0.3 fewer than the 143.5 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Nittany Lions games is 151.6 points, 8.1 more than the over/under of 143.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 7.3 points more than the average over/under in Terrapins games this season (136.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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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