Miami at Notre Dame College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/19/2018
Monday, February 19, 2018
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to Purcell Pavilion to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Monday, February 19, 2018. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 4 point favorites.
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Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 18-8. They currently have a point differential of 8.2 as they are averaging 74.5 points per game while giving up 66.3 per contest. Notre Dame has an overall mark of 16-11. They are averaging 76.1 points per contest and giving up 68.7, which is a point differential of 7.5.
Valuable Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 8-13 against the spread this season
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-11 against the over/under this year
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 10-13 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 12-11 against the over/under this year
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
01/30/18 G Bruce Brown Foot is OUT 5-6 weeks
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
02/18/18 G D.J. Harvey Knee is OUT Monday vs Miami Florida
02/18/18 G Rex Pflueger Back is "?" Monday vs Miami Florida
01/09/18 F Bonzie Colson Foot is out indefinitely
Dewan Huell averages 11.8 points per game while playing 26.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 71%. Lonnie Walker averages 11.1 points per game in 25.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Temple Gibbs averages 16 points per game while playing 37.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Matt Farrell averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 74.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 166th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 78th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 117th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 162nd and 215th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 295th with 11.7 per game. The Hurricanes allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 41st in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 53rd and 45th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd and they give up 12.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 89th place in college basketball. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 186th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Notre Dame is 112th in the country with 76.1 points per game this year. They are 176th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 7.5. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 74th in college basketball. They are 135th in the nation in rebounding with 36.2 boards per game, and 132nd in assists per contest with 14.4. The Fighting Irish are 344th in turnovers per game with 10.2. The Fighting Irish surrender 68.7 points per contest, which ranks them 82nd in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 113th and 261st in those defensive statistics. They rank 239th with 14.1 assists allowed per contest and 175th with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Fighting Irish are 69th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game this season.
The Hurricanes are 114th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.9, and their defensive rating of 96 is ranked 36th. In terms of pace they are 247th in the country with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 102nd. As a team they are 138th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 209th in Division 1. Miami is 285th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 35th in the nation.
Notre Dame is 346th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 124th in the nation. The Fighting Irish are 36th in the country in offensive rating with 112.4, and their defensive rating of 101.4 is ranked 155th. In terms of pace they are 315th in Division 1 with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 144th. As a team they are 122nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 130th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Notre Dame college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Notre Dame -4
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