Wednesday, December 2, 2015
State Farm Center
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish travel to State Farm Center to play the Illinois Fighting Illini on Wednesday, December 2, 2015. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Fighting Irish come into this game with an overall record of 4-2 and a road record of 0-0. They are 1-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2. The Fighting Illini have an overall record of 3-4 and a home record of 1-1. They have an over/under record of 2-3 and they are 3-2 against the spread.
Demetrius Jackson comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night so far this season for the Fighting Irish. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Zach Auguste averages 13.8 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 10.7 rebounds per game for Notre Dame. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Kendrick Nunn averages 18.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Fighting Illini. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Malcolm Hill averages 16.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Notre Dame averages 77.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 100th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 82nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 82nd in the country. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 90th and 135th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 9.3 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 66.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 65th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 139th and 309th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 72nd and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 127th place in the country. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 304th in the Division 1.
Illinois averages 74.9 points per game this year which ranks them 139th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 105th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 114th in the nation. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest which ranks them 221st and 117th respectively. In the turnover department the Fighting Illini rank 72nd with 11.3 per game. The Fighting Illini allow 75.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 227th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 252nd and 237th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 105th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 195th place in the nation. The Fighting Illini force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 191st in college basketball.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-3 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 2-2 against the over/under
Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 3-2 against the spread
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 2-3 against the over/under
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
11/30/15 F Mike Thorne Jr. Knee out for season
11/14/15 G Tracy Abrams Achilles out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Notre Dame
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