Thursday, January 7, 2016
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish travel to Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Thursday, January 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Fighting Irish come into this game with an overall record of 9-4 and a road record of 1-1. They are 4-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-4. The Eagles have an overall record of 7-7 and a home record of 6-3. They have an over/under record of 3-6 and they are 3-6 against the spread.
Demetrius Jackson comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Fighting Irish. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Zach Auguste averages 13.2 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 9.8 rebounds per game for Notre Dame. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Eli Carter averages 17.3 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Jerome Robinson averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Notre Dame averages 78.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 76th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 43rd in the country. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 155th and 74th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 9.8 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 101st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 162nd and 310th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 192nd place in the country. They force 9.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 343rd in the Division 1.
Boston College averages 67.2 points per game this year which ranks them 268th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 178th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 197th in the nation. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 262nd and 148th respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 100th with 12.1 per game. The Eagles allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 60th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 100th and 212th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 212th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 190th place in the nation. The Eagles force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 177th in college basketball.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 4-7 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 7-4 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 3-6 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 3-6 against the over/under
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Boston College Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Notre Dame
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