Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Edmund P. Joyce Center
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The Liberty Flames travel to Edmund P. Joyce Center to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 30 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 137.5.
The Flames come into this game with an overall record of 3-11 and a road record of 0-5. They are 1-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1. The Fighting Irish have an overall record of 8-3 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 6-3 and they are 4-5 against the spread.
John Dawson comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 26.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Flames. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 57%. Evan Maxwell averages 13.7 points per game in 25.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game for Liberty. His field goal percentage is 69% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Demetrius Jackson averages 16.9 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Fighting Irish. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Zach Auguste averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.1 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Liberty averages 58.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 344th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -13.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 128th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 219th in the country. They average 26.5 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 349th and 265th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 287th with 14.5 per game. The Flames allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 161st in the nation. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 304th and 285th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 60th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 247th place in the country. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 303rd in the Division 1.
Notre Dame averages 79.6 points per game this year which ranks them 58th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 49th in the nation. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 107th and 56th respectively. In the turnover department the Fighting Irish rank 6th with 9.7 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 107th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 148th and 329th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 32nd and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 166th place in the nation. The Fighting Irish force 10 turnovers per game which ranks them 339th in college basketball.
Liberty Flames Betting Trends
The Liberty Flames are 1-1 against the spread
The Liberty Flames are 1-1 against the over/under
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 4-5 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 6-3 against the over/under
Liberty Flames Injuries
12/25/15 G Theo Johnson Suspension out indefinitely
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Liberty
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