Duquesne at Notre Dame College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/20/2018
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Edmund P. Joyce Center
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The Duquesne Dukes travel to Edmund P. Joyce Center to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Notre Dame as 10.5 point favorites.
Duquesne comes into this game with an overall record of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 6.7 as they are averaging 80.7 points per game while giving up 74.0 per contest. Notre Dame has an overall mark of 3-1. They are averaging 76.5 points per contest and giving up 64.0, which is a point differential of 12.5.
Valuable Duquesne Dukes Betting Trends
The Duquesne Dukes are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Duquesne Dukes are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-2-1 against the over/under
Key Duquesne Dukes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Eric Williams Jr. comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. Sincere Carry averages 14.0 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.3 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 50%.
John Mooney averages 13.5 points per game while playing 22.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 0.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Temple Gibbs averages 12.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 30% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Duquesne averages 80.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 111th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 184th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 54th in the nation. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 219th and 95th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 235th with 12.7 per game. The Dukes allow 74.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 226th in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 42% average from behind the arc, ranking them 300th and 338th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 158th and they give up 16.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 320th place in Division 1. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 277th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Notre Dame is 180th in the country with 76.5 points per game this year. They are 313th in Division 1 in shooting at 39%, while their average scoring margin is 12.5. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 306th in the nation. They are 66th in the NCAA in rebounding with 41.5 boards per game, and 276th in assists per contest with 11.8. The Fighting Irish are 346th in turnovers per game with 8.5. The Fighting Irish surrender 64.0 points per contest, which ranks them 73rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 152nd and 106th in those defensive statistics. They rank 87th with 11.0 assists allowed per contest and 130th with 33.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Fighting Irish are 120th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game.
The Dukes have an offensive rating of 111, which is ranked 98th. They are 255th in college basketball in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 131st. As a unit they are 155th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 66th in D-1. Duquesne is 242nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Notre Dame is 347th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.2 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Irish have an offensive rating of 113.3, which is ranked 73rd. They are 313th in D-1 in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 309th. As a unit they are 273rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 87th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Duquesne/Notre Dame college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Notre Dame -10.5
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