Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Edmund P. Joyce Center
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The Virginia Tech Hokies travel to Edmund P. Joyce Center to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 154.5.
The Hokies come into this game with an overall record of 12-6 and a road record of 2-1. They are 6-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-5. The Fighting Irish have an overall record of 12-5 and a home record of 8-1. They have an over/under record of 9-6 and they are 6-8 against the spread.
Zach LeDay comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night so far this season for the Hokies. He pulls down 9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Seth Allen averages 13.3 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Virginia Tech. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Demetrius Jackson averages 17.5 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per contest this year for the Fighting Irish. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Zach Auguste averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.8 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Virginia Tech averages 76.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 81st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 107th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 185th in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game which ranks them 106th and 219th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 175th with 12.9 per game. The Hokies allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 163rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 119th and 131st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 183rd and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 158th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 75th in the Division 1.
Notre Dame averages 79.2 points per game this year which ranks them 52nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.5 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 25th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranks them 166th and 79th respectively. In the turnover department the Fighting Irish rank 5th with 9.2 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 120th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 132nd and 326th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 184th place in the nation. The Fighting Irish force 9.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 342nd in college basketball.
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 6-6 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 7-5 against the over/under
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 6-8 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 9-6 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
12/28/15 G Chris Clarke Foot out indefinitely
11/10/15 G Ahmed Hill Thigh out indefinitely
01/03/16 G Ty Outlaw Illness out for season
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Virginia Tech
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