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

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
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
UConn -3 -112 -108 129.5 -111 -109 -160 133

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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.
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    UConn Leaders

    Huskies Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    James Bouknight 10 19.9 5.1 2.0 1.3 0.2 1.7
    R.J. Cole 12 12.1 2.3 4.3 1.3 0.0 1.8
    Jalen Gaffney 12 5.8 1.7 1.6 0.8 0.3 0.6
    Josh Carlton 10 4.0 3.7 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.0

    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%).
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    Maryland Leaders

    Terrapins Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Eric Ayala 17 15.1 4.4 2.3 1.2 0.2 1.8
    Aaron Wiggins 17 12.5 5.5 2.8 1.1 0.4 1.4
    Donta Scott 18 10.2 5.2 1.7 0.8 0.7 1.5
    Darryl Morsell 18 9.2 4.5 3.0 0.8 0.7 0.4
    Hakim Hart 18 6.9 3.3 1.6 0.7 0.3 1.0
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