Planning on watching today's Terrapins and Badgers game? Catch the action at Kohl Center in Madison, WI, as the Badgers hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on PEAC. The over/under for this Big Ten conference contest is set at 130.5 points, with Wisconsin being favored by -7 at home against Maryland.

MARYLAND TERRAPINS VS WISCONSIN BADGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wisconsin Badgers -7

This game will be played at Kohl Center at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, February 20th.

WHY BET THE WISCONSIN BADGERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Badgers.
  • Not only will Wisconsin pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -7.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 130.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will Maryland Pull Through as the Underdog Road Team?

Today, the Maryland Terrapins will be on the road as they take on the Wisconsin Badgers. So far this season, the Terrapins have gone 3-7 on the road, and they are currently on a two-game losing streak away from home.

Overall, Maryland has a record of 14-12, and in the Big Ten, they are 6-9. They have been the underdog in 11 of their games, going 3-8 in those matchups.

As the underdog, Maryland has an ATS record of just 4-7 this season. On the road, the Terrapins are 4-6 vs. the spread this year, and they have gone just 1-2 ATS in their last three road games.

Today's over/under line of 130.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Maryland's games this season (136.5). This year, 15 of their games have finished with fewer points than today's over/under line. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 153 points compared to their season average of 134.5 points per game.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Maryland's offense scored 80 points against Illinois. Their field goal percentage for the game was 41.3%, and they went 24/29 from the free-throw line. Offensively, the Terrapins have a season long field goal percentage of 41%, which is 367th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 385th in percentage and 303rd in three-pointers made.

So far this season, the Maryland defense has been performing well, ranking 25th in the country at 64.6 points allowed per contest. Maryland's three-point defense is currently 22nd in the country at 5.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.0% of their shots vs. Maryland.

Will the Badgers Live Up to Expectations at Home?

Wisconsin enters this game with a 17-9 overall record and a 9-5 mark in Big Ten play. At home, the Badgers are 14-2 and have an average scoring margin of +12.5 points per game.

Overall, Wisconsin has been favored in 17 of their 26 games, going 13-4 in those contests. Their most recent game was a 62-54 win over Ohio State.

Wisconsin's ATS record this season is 11-14 and they are just 7-10 vs. the spread when favored. Their ATS mark at home this year is 9-7 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Badgers are 4-6.

Wisconsin's over/under record for the season is 13-10-2, and today's line of 130.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (138). So far, 19 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

In contrast to their season average of 74.3 points per game, the Wisconsin had a below average performance. They scored 62 points against Ohio State and had a field goal percentage of 44%. The top scorer for the Badgers was Steven Crowl with 16 points, while AJ Storr also added 14 to the scoreboard.

So far, the Badgers' defense is ranked 87th in the country at 68.6 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.0 threes per game vs. Maryland. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 36.3%.