- The Maryland Terrapins are 23.5-point home favorites over the Coppin State Eagles in their college basketball game on Friday, November 25
- Unbeaten Maryland (5-0 straight-up) is ranked #23 in the nation
- Below, see the Coppin State vs Maryland odds and predictions
The Maryland Terrapins (5-0, 5-0 ATS) haven’t lost to anybody in the 2022-23 NCAA men’s basketball season, but the Coppin State Eagles (3-4, 4-3 ATS) haven’t ever lost to Maryland.
In fact, the Eagles will be bringing a 33-year unbeaten run against the Terms to the court as they face Maryland. Granted, the two schools haven’t played since Coppin State downed Maryland 70-63 on December 12, 1989, but in this case, the Eagles are going to grasp on to any form of positive reinforcement that’s available to them.
Unbeaten and ranked #23 in the nation, Maryland is set as 23.5-point home favorites over Coppin State. The Terrapins are 6-0 against the spread in their last six home games.
Coppin State vs Maryland Odds
|Coppin State Eagles||+23.5 (-110)||OFF||O 146.5 (-110)|
|Maryland Terrapins||-23.5 (-110)||OFF||U 146.5 (-110)|
Odds as of November 24 at Caesars. Claim the Caesars Sportsbook promo code to bet on NCAA basketball.
The total for this game in the college basketball odds is set at 146.5 points. The total has gone over in five of Coppin State’s last six games. Maryland’s last three games all went under.
Tipoff for this game is set at 4:00 pm ET at the XFINITY Center. The Big Ten Network is streaming the action.
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Despite their fast start, the Terrapins are set as the +1800 eighth betting choice to win the Big Ten in the college basketball conference odds.
Coppin State Eagles Betting Trends
Even though the two schools haven’t met in 33 years, there’s a couple of very familiar faces to Maryland fans with the Eagles. For starters, sixth-year coach Juan Dixon is a Terrapins legend. He was named ACC Player of the Year and Most Outstanding Player of the 2002 Final Four as he led Maryland to the school’s only March Madness title.
Redshirt senior guard Sam Sessoms is a Penn State transfer. He scored 17 points against Maryland in a 2021 Big Ten game. Sessoms is pacing the Eagles with 22 points and 5.7 assists per game.
— NCAA Buzzer Beaters & Game Winners (@NCAABuzzerBters) November 18, 2022
Redshirt sophomore guard Nendah Tarke led the nation last season with 2.94 steals per game. He’s averaging 2.3 SPG so far in 2022-23. He’s also second on the Eagles in scoring (12.9 PPG) and leads Coppin State in rebounding. Tarke is pulling down 5.6 boards per game.
Senior center Justin Winston is the only other Eagles player scoring in double digits. He’s averaging 10. 1 PPG.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
In Maryland’s lengthy college basketball legacy, Kevin Willard is the first coach ever to start his career in charge of the team with five straight wins.
Donta: 16.8 PPG, 6.8 RPG, 52.5% FG, 47.3% 3FG
Coach Willard: 5-0, ranked No. 23, all 5 dubs by double digits
Bringing out the best out of each other. pic.twitter.com/kfMmMyO0jo
— Maryland Men’s Basketball (@TerrapinHoops) November 22, 2022
Senior forward Donta Scott has 2023 NBA Draft and First Team All-Big Ten potential, and he’s displaying that early in the season. He’s leading the team in scoring with 16.8 points per game. In Maryland’s last two games, Scott scored 24 in a win over Miami and 25 in beating Saint Louis.
Maryland puts one of the nation’s toughest defenses on the floor. The Terrapins are 38th in scoring defense (57.8 PPG), 36th in field goal percentage defense (36.5%), and 8th in 3-point percentage defense (22.1%). Sophomore forward Julian Reese ranks fourth in the nation with a 79.4 field goal percentage (27-of-34).
Coppin State vs Maryland Prediction
This game will be offering a contrast in styles. Copping State likes to run the floor and push the pace. According to KenPom, the Eagles own the 17th-fastest adjusted tempo in the NCAA.
Maryland likes to play a pressure defense, take away the 3-point shot and force teams to work the shot clock. KenPom is showing the Terrapins with the #8 perimeter defense in the nation. Maryland is forcing the 337th-longest defensive possessions.
A major edge for Maryland is in rebounding. Coppin State is 299th in the nation in rebounding at 32.86 boards per game. The Eagles are an even worse 327th in offensive rebounds, with 7.57 per game. Coppin State is 349th in rebound margin (-10.2). Maryland’s rebound margin is +6.8, tied for 66th in the nation.
Pick: Maryland -23.5 (-110)
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