The Terrapins are a slight underdog in the first ever Big Ten game, via odds released by Odds Shark. The Indiana Hoosiers are favored by three points at home against Maryland.
The three-point margin on the line suggests oddsmakers view the game as a tossup, with a slight edge to the Hoosiers by virtue of playing at home. Indiana is coming off an impressive road win Saturday against previously-unbeaten Missouri, 31-27. Maryland beat Syracuse on the road the same day, 34-20.
Under fourth-year head coach Kevin Wilson, the Hoosiers have scored 101 points in their first three games of 2014. The Hoosiers have improved their record each year under Wilson to date. This year, their offense is clicking behind running back Tevin Coleman, who ran 19 times for 134 yards against Mizzou, averaging 6.9 yards per rush.
On defense, the Hoosiers combined for 11 tackles for loss against Gary Pinkel's offense. Indiana gave up 498 yards of total offense, but the offense countered with 493 yards of its own in a four-point win.