The Maryland Terrapins visit Big Ten rival Northwestern Wildcats Saturday for both team’s season opener. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET at Ryan Field. We analyze the Northwestern-Maryland college football betting odds and lines, with picks and best bets.
Northwestern at Maryland: Betting odds, spread and lines
- Money line: Northwestern -435 (bet $435, win $100) | Maryland +330 (bet $100, win $330)
- Against the spread/ATS: Northwestern -12 (-110) | Maryland +12 (-110)
- Over/Under: 52.5 (O: -106 | U: -115)
Northwestern at Maryland: Three things to know
Both teams are looking to put 2019 far in the rearview mirror as each finished with a 3-9 record. Northwestern (+5000) is tied for the ninth to win the Big Ten (BetMGM); Maryland (+8000) is tied with Illinois at the bottom of the conference.
Maryland has the 90th-highest return of production while Northwestern is ranked No. 1 out of 130 charted FBS teams, according to ESPN.com.
One of these teams is going to break an awful ATS trend Saturday: Northwestern is 0-7-1 ATS in its last eight games as a home favorite and Maryland is 1-6 ATS in its last seven games as a road underdog.
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