Penn State College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Maryland – March 5, 2023

Posted on March 5, 2023

The Maryland Terrapins (20-10, 11-8 Big Ten) travel to face the Penn State Nittany Lions (18-12, 9-10 Big Ten) after losing three road games in a row.

Sunday’s game between the Nittany Lions and the Terrapins features the Nittany Lions as 4-point favorites. The over/under is 136 points for the matchup.

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Penn State Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. Maryland

  • When: Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 12:00 PM ET
  • Where: Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania
  • How to Watch on TV: Big Ten Network
  • Spread Favorite: Penn State -4
  • Moneyline Favorite: Penn State -180
  • Moneyline Underdog: Maryland +148
  • Over/Under: 136 points

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Penn State Betting Trends

  • The Nittany Lions are 17-13-0 ATS this season.
  • Penn State has an ATS record of 7-8 when playing as at least 4-point favorites this season.
  • The Nittany Lions have been favorites in 18 games this season and have come away with the win 14 times (77.8%) in those contests.
  • This year, Penn State has won 11 of 15 games when listed as at least -180 or better on the moneyline.
  • In the Nittany Lions’ 30 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 17 times.
  • In 18 games this season, Penn State and its opponents have scored more than 136 combined points.
  • The Nittany Lions have an average total of 140.9 in their outings this year, 4.9 more points than this game’s over/under.

Penn State Top Performers

Jalen Pickett 30 18.1 7.3 7.0 0.9 0.5 1.3
Seth Lundy 29 14.3 6.2 0.9 0.8 0.7 2.7
Andrew Funk 30 12.0 2.8 1.2 0.6 0.1 2.9
Camren Wynter 30 8.8 2.7 2.0 0.4 0.0 1.1
Myles Dread 30 5.3 1.9 0.8 0.5 0.1 1.6

Penn State Season Stats

  • Penn State has a +129 scoring differential, topping opponents by 4.3 points per game. It is putting up 72.6 points per game to rank 161st in college basketball and is giving up 68.3 per contest to rank 126th in college basketball.
  • The Nittany Lions come up short in the rebound battle by an average of 3.0 boards. They are recording 30.6 rebounds per game (298th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 33.6 per contest.
  • The Nittany Lions are averaging 69.9 points per game this year in conference matchups, which is 2.7 fewer points per game than their season average (72.6).
  • Penn State’s defense has been less productive in Big Ten matchups this season, giving up 70.0 points per contest, compared to its season average of 68.3 PPG allowed.
  • The Nittany Lions are making 10.9 threes per game this season in conference contests, which is 0.2 fewer threes per game than their season average (11.1). When it comes to three-point percentage, they are more productive in Big Ten action (39.9%) than overall (39.4%).
  • Penn State is scoring 77.5 points per game this year at home, which is 9.1 more points than it is averaging on the road (68.4).
  • The Nittany Lions are giving up 66.0 points per game this season when playing at home, which is 6.5 fewer points than they’re allowing when playing on the road (72.5).

Penn State Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
2/14/2023 Illinois W 93-81 Home +3.5
2/18/2023 Minnesota W 76-69 Away -7.5
2/23/2023 Ohio State W 75-71 Away +2.5
2/26/2023 Rutgers L 59-56 Home -4.5
3/1/2023 Northwestern W 68-65 Away +4.5
3/5/2023 Maryland Home -4

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Maryland Betting Trends

  • Maryland has put together a 19-11-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Terrapins have covered the spread twice when an underdog by 4 points or more this season (in five opportunities).
  • Maryland has entered the game as underdogs eight times this season and won once.
  • This season, the Terrapins have been at least a +148 underdog on the moneyline five times, losing each of those contests.
  • Maryland’s games have hit the over 11 out of 30 times this year.
  • The Terrapins and their opponents have combined to score more than 136 points in 12 of 30 games this season.
  • The average total for Maryland’s games this season is 134.1 points, 1.9 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Maryland Top Performers

Jahmir Young 30 15.9 4.7 3.3 1.2 0.4 1.2
Hakim Hart 30 11.8 4.3 2.5 1.1 0.2 1.2
Donta Scott 30 11.6 5.9 1.5 0.6 0.8 1.3
Julian Reese 29 11.4 7.3 0.9 0.7 1.2 0.0
Donald Carey 30 7.0 1.9 1.0 0.4 0.0 1.5

Maryland Season Stats

  • The Terrapins’ +233 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 7.7 points per game) is a result of putting up 70.9 points per game (194th in college basketball) while giving up 63.2 per outing (26th in college basketball).
  • Maryland prevails in the rebound battle by an average of 2.3 boards. It collects 32.5 rebounds per game (197th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 30.2.
  • In 2022-23, the Terrapins have averaged 67.6 points per game in Big Ten action, and 70.9 overall.
  • In conference action, Maryland is allowing more points (64.3 per game) than it is overall (63.2) in 2022-23.
  • The Terrapins sink fewer 3-pointers in Big Ten play (6.6 per game) than overall (6.7), but have a higher 3-point percentage in conference games (34.3%) than overall (32.6%).
  • At home Maryland is scoring 74.6 points per game, 12.3 more than it is averaging away (62.3).
  • In 2022-23 the Terrapins are conceding 3.8 fewer points per game at home (61.6) than on the road (65.4).

Maryland Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
2/16/2023 Purdue W 68-54 Home -0.5
2/19/2023 Nebraska L 70-66 Away -4.5
2/22/2023 Minnesota W 88-70 Home -15.5
2/26/2023 Northwestern W 75-59 Home -7
3/1/2023 Ohio State L 73-62 Away +0.5
3/5/2023 Penn State Away +4

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