UMass at Notre Dame Free College Basketball Picks & Odds 11/22/2014
by Guy Bruhn - 11/21/2014
Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 12:00p ET
Edmund P. Joyce Center
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Saturday afternoon, the Massachusetts Minutemen will face the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in a battle of two 3 -0 teams.
The Massachusetts Minutemen picked up their 3rd win of the season after needing overtime to beat the Manhattan Jaspers by the score of 77 – 68. The Jaspers played the Minutemen harder than many expected and early on it was a battle. The teams went into the locker rooms at the half tied at 28 – 28 and the 2nd half turned out to be just as close. The slim 2 point lead that UMass held with 2 seconds left faded away as Manhattan scored at the buzzer to force overtime. But the Jaspers ran out of steam in the extra period and the Minutemen escaped with the win. UMass was led by Cady Lalanne and his 23 points as they shot just 40% from the field and only 20% from beyond the arc. Better shooting will almost be demanded by UMass if they want to beat Notre Dame.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish handed out a 104 -67 beating to the Coppin State Eagles on Wednesday night. The Irish put the Eagles out of the game early after they opened things up with a 19 – 2 run. From that point on, it was all Notre Dame as they benefited from the advantage that better shooting and better rebounding affords. Notre Dame shot a lusty 65 % from the field as they were led by Zach Auguste, who shot 9 for 9 from the field and 3 for 3 from the charity stripe to put 21 points on the box score. If Notre Dame shoots like that against UMass, they will go to 4 - 0.
Massachusetts Minutemen Betting Trends
Massachusetts Minutemen are 3-0-0 Against the Spread
Massachusetts Minutemen are 0-1-0 against the Over/Under
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 0-0-0 Against the Spread
Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 0-0-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/14/14 G Jabarie Hinds Eligibility out for season
11/14/14 F Rashaan Holloway Eligibility out for season
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
No injuries to report at this time
Guy's Pick: Take Notre Dame
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