The number seems staggering for a team coming off a 21-point road loss.
Can Maryland really be a 23-point favorite Saturday in its homecoming game against Rutgers?
Recent history should make fans — and possibly interim coach Matt Canada — shudder at the notion.
It was less than a month ago that the Terps lost badly, 35-14, to previously winless Temple after being favored by 16 points going into its home opener at Maryland Stadium.
A week later, it seemed rather strange that Maryland was actually favored at home — albeit by 2½ points — over previously unbeaten Minnesota in the Big Ten opener.
Of course, the Terps won...