UConn Huskies vs. Maryland Terrapins NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 20, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 28, 2021, 1:03 PM

The No. 7 UConn Huskies (15-7) are 3-point favorites to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament when they meet the No. 10 Maryland Terrapins (16-13) on Saturday, tipping off at 7:10 PM ET on CBS. Here's everything you need to know about this 7-10 matchup before filling out your bracket.

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UConn vs Maryland Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
UConn-3-112-108129.5-111-109-160133

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Point Total Insights

  • In UConn games this season, the total exceeded Saturday's over/under 12 times (54.5%).
  • In 16 of 29 (55.2%) Maryland games this season, the total points scored elevated above Saturday's 129.5 over/under.
  • The two teams combine to score 141.3 points per game, 11.8 more than the total in this contest.
  • The Huskies record 7.5 more points per game (72.5) than the Terrapins allow (65).
  • The Terrapins' 68.8 points per game are just 4.2 more points than the 64.6 the Huskies allow to opponents.
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    UConn Betting Data

  • Against the spread, UConn has been strong this season, posting a 14-6 record.
  • The Huskies fare well when favored by at least 3 points, posting a 7-1 record against the spread.
  • UConn and its opponents have converted the over just 0 times in 20 (0%) games this season.
  • Place a bet on the UConn Huskies to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    UConn Leaders

    Huskies Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    James Bouknight1019.95.12.01.30.21.7
    R.J. Cole1212.12.34.31.30.01.8
    Jalen Gaffney125.81.71.60.80.30.6
    Josh Carlton104.03.70.50.40.70.0

    Maryland Betting Data

  • Maryland has a losing record against the spread, going 11-12 ATS (covering only 47.8% of the time).
  • When they play as at least 3-point underdogs, the Terrapins have a record ATS of 3-5.
  • In most of Terrapins games this year, the teams have not hit the over (0 out of 23 games, 0%).
  • Place a bet on the Maryland Terrapins to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Maryland Leaders

    Terrapins Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Eric Ayala1715.14.42.31.20.21.8
    Aaron Wiggins1712.55.52.81.10.41.4
    Donta Scott1810.25.21.70.80.71.5
    Darryl Morsell189.24.53.00.80.70.4
    Hakim Hart186.93.31.60.70.31.0
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