No. 6 Wisconsin will put its winning streak on the line against Maryland in a Big Ten college basketball game at Kohl Center on Monday.
Maryland (5-3, 0-2) vs. Wisconsin (8-1, 2-0) – Stream Live
Monday night’s game will tip-off at 7 p.m. ET, with Wisconsin starting as a 9.5 point favorite. Fox Sports 1 will air the game live. Fans can also stream coverage on their Amazon Fire TV and Firestick, using the Fox Sports App or visiting www.FoxsportsGo.com.
The Badgers (8-1, 2-0 Big Ten) have won five straight games heading into this encounter and will be hoping to extend their run against Maryland, which they have beaten at home in three straight meetings.
Maryland (5-3, 0-2) comes into this game after losing three of the last four games overall, including a 73-70 loss to Purdue on Friday.
Wisconsin has dominated the recent meetings in this series as the last victory for the Terrapins at Wisconsin was a 63-60 win on Jan. 9, 2016.
The Badgers are in good form at home, having won their last seven home games and scoring an average of 79 points per game. During that time, they are giving up just 56.1 points at the other end.
So far this season, Maryland is averaging 75.1 points per game and is giving away 65.3. The Terrapins have a very productive record when they are strong defensively, putting out a perfect 5-0 record when their defense holds opponents of 43.1 percent or less shooting from the field, according to the stats gurus.
Micah Potter is averaging 13.1 points per game with 7.1 rebounds and shooting 53.5% from the floor through nine games for Wisconsin, while D’Mitrik Trice averages 13.0 points and Brad Davison scoring 11.2 points per game. Nate Reuvers is scoring 10.6 points per game across his nine games.
Meanwhile, Eric Ayala leads Maryland in scoring with 14.4 points per game through eight games, while Donta Scott averages 13.0 points and 7.3 rebounds. Scott has also connected on 53.8 percent of the 26 3-pointers he’s attempted thus far this season and has made 10 of 18 over the last five games.