College Basketball Odds & Picks for Saints Peter’s vs. Maryland: How Sharps Are Betting Friday’s Matinee
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- A loaded Friday college basketball slate gets underway with Saint Peter's vs. Maryland at 3 p.m. ET.
- According to updated college basketball odds, Maryland is a double-digit favorite over Saint Peter's, but sharp bettors are targeting the total.
- Continue reading to learn how professionals are betting the Saint Peter's vs. Maryland over/under.
College Basketball Odds: Saint Peter’s vs. Maryland
|Saint Peter’s Odds||+14.5|
|Time/Channel||3 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network|
Friday’s sports schedule includes a solid 25-game slate, with Saint Peter’s vs. Maryland getting the day started at 3 p.m. ET.
The Terps are 14.5-point favorites over the Peacocks, so the betting market isn’t expecting a very competitive game.
On the other hand, bettors looking for value should take a peek at the Saint Peter’s vs. Maryland over/under instead.
Let’s look at how the pros are playing this Friday hoops matchup.
College Basketball Picks: Saint Peter’s vs. Maryland
The Saint Peter’s vs. Maryland over/under opened at 134 at now sits at a consensus of 135 (click here for live college basketball odds).
So sharps are clearly on the over, right?
This is a prime example of why the tools to analyze line movement are so important when breaking down market activity.
Behind 70% of bets on the over, the Saint Peter’s vs. Maryland has climbed since opening. However, shortly after 10 a.m. ET on Friday a wave of professional betting action slammed the under at 136 across the market, driving the line back down to the current number.
This tells us that after steady action from casual bettors drove this total up two points from its opener, wiseguys jumped on the inflated value to buyback the under ahead of this afternoon’s tip.