Saturday, January 21, 2017
Edmund P. Joyce Center
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The Syracuse Orange travel to Edmund P. Joyce Center to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 11-8 and a road record of 0-4. They are 6-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-7. The Fighting Irish have an overall record of 16-3 and a home record of 11-0. They have an over/under record of 8-5 and they are 8-3 against the spread.
Andrew White III comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Tyler Lydon averages 13.7 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Bonzie Colson averages 15.5 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest this year for the Fighting Irish. He grabs 10.7 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Steve Vasturia averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Syracuse averages 75.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 91st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 97th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 34th in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per game which ranks them 114th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 74th with 12.2 per game. The Orange allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 58th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 40th and 58th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 217th and they give up 16.1 assists per contest which puts them in 320th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 141st in Division 1.
Notre Dame averages 81.1 points per game this year which ranks them 34th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 53rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 8th in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 17.5 assists per contest which ranks them 159th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Fighting Irish rank 6th with 9.9 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 67th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 105th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 131st and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 140th place in the nation. The Fighting Irish force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in college basketball.
The Orange average 63.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -12.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.3 per contest. The Orange have an offensive rating of 111.2 and they assist on 63.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Syracuse turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.2%. The Orange give up 76.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Fighting Irish score 84.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 74.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 22.9 points per game. The Fighting Irish have a rating on offense of 118.1 and 60.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Notre Dame turns it over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.7%. The Fighting Irish give up 61.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 6-8 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 7-7 against the over/under
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 8-3 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 8-5 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/17/16 C Paschal Chukwu Eye out indefinitely
11/09/16 F Matthew Moyer Toe expected to redshirt
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Notre Dame
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