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    A first-round NCAA Tournament matchup will see the No. 8 seed Maryland Terrapins (21-12) take the court as 2.5-point underdogs against the No. 9 seed West Virginia Mountaineers (19-14) on Thursday at Legacy Arena at BJCC. The contest starts at 12:15 PM on CBS. Here’s what you need to know when filling out your brackets for this 8-9 matchup.

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    How do I watch Mountaineers vs. Terrapins?

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:15 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Birmingham, Alabama
    • Arena: Legacy Arena at BJCC

    Betting Lines for Mountaineers vs. Terrapins

    West Virginia vs Maryland Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    West Virginia -2.5 140

    West Virginia Betting Stats & Information

    • West Virginia has won 83.3% of its games this season when favored on the moneyline (15-3).
    • The Mountaineers have a 15-1 record (winning 93.8% of their games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -138 or shorter.
    • The Mountaineers are 17-16-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Terrapins have a 4-3 record against the spread this year when an underdog by 2.5 points or more.
    • West Virginia’s average point total in outings this year is 147.3, 7.3 points higher than the total in this game.

    Maryland Betting Stats & Info

    • Maryland has been underdogs in 10 games this season and won one (10%) of those contests.
    • This season, the Terrapins have won one of their seven games when they’re the underdog by at least +117 on the moneyline.
    • The Terrapins’ ATS record is 20-12-1 this year.
    • The Terrapins are 4-3 against the spread when an underdog by 2.5 points or more this year.
    • The average total for Maryland’s games this season is 6.5 fewer points than the point total of 140 for this outing.

    West Virginia vs. Maryland Season Stat Comparison

    West Virginia Rank West Virginia AVG Maryland AVG Maryland Rank
    70th 76.3 Points Scored 70.4 201st
    207th 71 Points Allowed 63.2 26th
    193rd 31.5 Rebounds 31.3 210th
    62nd 9.9 Off. Rebounds 8.7 165th
    193rd 7.3 3pt Made 6.8 240th
    164th 13.2 Assists 11.5 307th
    232nd 12.4 Turnovers 10 24th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    West Virginia Mountaineers Leaders

    • The scoring leader for the Mountaineers this season is Erik Stevenson, who averages 15.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game.
    • Tre Mitchell is West Virginia’s leading rebounder, grabbing 5.5 per game, while Kedrian Johnson is its best passer, averaging 3.2 assists in each contest.
    • Stevenson leads the Mountaineers in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.3 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Maryland Terrapins Leaders

    • The Terrapins’ Jahmir Young puts up enough points (16.1 per game) and assists (3.2 per game) to sit atop the team’s leaderboards.
    • Julian Reese’s stat line of 7.3 rebounds, 11.2 points and one assist per game helps him grab the top spot on the Maryland rebounding leaderboard.
    • Don Carey is the top scorer from deep for the Terrapins, hitting 1.6 threes per game.
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