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 mobile betting is expected to launch later this year. At full capacity, the Maryland sprots 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 in the state 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 be available at certain times of the 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?

Currently, all Maryland sports bets have to be made in person at retail casinos in the state. 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 is expected to launch in Maryland later this year. In the meantime, sports fans can place their 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 are expected to be launched in Maryland. These include DraftKings, FanDuel, BetMGM, Caesars Sportsbook, BetRivers and more. All you will 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 of conducting sports betting in Maryland, due to the simplicity of betting from home. 

Maryland Terrapin Football Betting Odds

The Maryland Terrapins football team enters the 2022 season with +15000 odds of winning the Big Ten Championship at DraftKings. Only Indiana (+30000), Northwestern (+40000), and Rutgers (+50000) have longer odds in the conference. The Terps’ regular season win total is listed at 6, with the over priced at +100 and the under is priced at -120. Keep in mind that these odds can fluctuate all the way up to the start of the season.

Maryland begins its season on Saturday, September 3 at home vs Buffalo. Odds are already available for this game on some platforms. On DraftKings, the Terps find themselves as 21.5-point favorites, while the over.under is 64.5.

What Kind Of Bets Can Be Placed On The Terrapins?

When it comes to college football betting, there are several types of 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. All of these bets are available at Maryland retail sports betting locations, and will for sure be available on mobile 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

Once mobile sports betting is launched in Maryland, fans will be able to go on to 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 sports betting. 

Bets still have to be made in person for now, but once the mobile betting industry becomes available in Maryland, bettors in the state will have plenty of flexibility when locking in their wagers.

Terrapin Sports Betting Odds FAQs

Is DraftKings legal in Maryland?

Yes, but the app is not yet live. The hope is that mobile betting will be launched before the end of 2022, and DraftKings’ mobile app is expected to be one of the first betting apps available in the state.

Does DraftKings offer odds on the Maryland Terrapins?

Yes. If you go on DraftKings you will be able to see that odds are available for the upcoming football season. DraftKings will also offer odds on Maryland Terrapin college basketball games. 

Where can I bet on the National Championship in Maryland?

Once licenses are distributed, fans will be able to 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?

21. You must be 21 years of age or older in order 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.