How To Bet On The Maryland Terrapins

Sports fans in Maryland have a lot to be excited about. Sports betting is now available at several retail casinos and online with mobile apps. At full capacity, the Maryland sports betting landscape is expected to be a busy market that offers sports fans and bettors alike plenty of options. Among those options is the ability to bet on college sports, which means that bettors can bet on University of Maryland athletics. This page explains how and where to bet on the Maryland Terrapins and what type of odds are available.

How To Bet On College Sports Teams In Maryland

As a part of Maryland’s sports betting law, betting on college sports in Maryland is legal. This means that bets can be placed on college teams such as the Maryland Terrapins football and basketball teams. More niche sports may also be available at certain times of year and/or at specific sportsbooks. For example, DraftKings and FanDuel both offered odds and lines for University of Maryland baseball games during Regionals of the NCAA Tournament. 

Where Can You Bet On The Maryland Terrapins?

As of late November 2022, Maryland sports bets can be made in person at retail casinos in the state or with top mobile sports betting apps. In total, 17 retail locations were designated in the Maryland sports wagering law. These include casinos, horse tracks, sports facilities, off-track betting locations, and bingo halls. Online sports betting launched on Nov. 23 with seven operators going live then. Sports fans can also place wagers at five land-based casinos in Maryland. They are:

  • Horseshoe Casino Baltimore
  • MGM National Harbor
  • Maryland Live! Casino & Hotel
  • Hollywood Casino Perryville
  • Ocean Downs Casino

If you are looking to bet online, many notable sportsbooks have launched in Maryland. These include DraftKings, FanDuel, BetMGM, Caesars Sportsbook, BetRivers, and more. All you need to do is download the mobile app(s) to a smartphone, sign up for an account, confirm your identity, and enable location services to access betting services. This may be the more popular way to bet on sports in Maryland due to the simplicity of betting from home. 

Maryland Terrapins Betting Odds

The best way to find the current odds for Maryland football and basketball is to visit an online sportsbook like DraftKings or make use of the sportsbook’s mobile app. Once there, you can navigate to the college football or basketball section of the sportsbook. You can see the odds for upcoming Maryland games, and you can go to the futures section to see what kind of odds the sportsbook is offering on whether Maryland wins a conference or national championship.

What Kind Of Bets Can Be Placed On The Terrapins?

There are several types of college football bets that are popular. The most common wagers include moneyline, spread, and total bets. Moneyline bets refer to who you think will win the game, while spread bets involve teams winning or losing by a certain amount of points. Favorites are indicated with a minus sign, while underdogs are listed with a plus sign. Game totals refer to the total amount of points scored in the game. Bettors can bet on the total either going over or staying under the listed number. These bets are all available at Maryland retail sports betting locations and online platforms.

Maryland sports fans can also place bets on other types of wagers, including futures, player props, parlays, and same-game parlays.

How To Place A Bet On The Terrapins

Fans can use sports betting apps such as BetMGM and PointsBet to place bets. Be sure to download the app, sign up if needed, enable location services, and make an initial deposit before making your first wager. Some websites require just a minimum of $5 or $10 deposit to start, with popular operators such as DraftKings and FanDuel offering the lower amount. Once you have made your first deposit, you are set to begin betting. Bettors can also visit a retail sportsbook if they prefer to make wagers in person.

Maryland Terrapins Sports Betting FAQs

Is DraftKings legal in Maryland?

Yes, both retail and mobile betting is ongoing in Maryland. That includes DraftKings, which went live on Nov. 23, 2022. Learn more about their Maryland bonus offers. 

Does DraftKings offer odds on the Maryland Terrapins?

Yes. If you go on DraftKings, you can see that odds are available for Maryland Terrapins college football and basketball games. 

Where can I bet on the National Championship in Maryland?

Once licenses are distributed, fans can place bets on the National Championship on one of the sports betting websites or in-person at one of the authorized locations, such as the MGM National Harbor and several other casinos. 

How old do I have to be to bets on sports in Maryland?

You must be 21 or older to gamble on sports in Maryland.

About the Author

Connor Grootenhuis

Connor Grootenhuis is a Content Manager and sportswriter covering all things gambling and sports betting. Based in the Bayou State of Louisiana, he is a lifelong sports fan and a believer that every loss is a bad beat and every win is easy money.