Pittsburgh at Notre Dame College Basketball Parlay 2/28/2018
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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The Pittsburgh Panthers head to Purcell Pavilion to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Notre Dame as 21 point favorites.
Pittsburgh heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-22. They currently have a point differential of -10.4 as they are averaging 62.2 points per contest while giving up 72.5 per game. Notre Dame has an overall record of 17-12. They are averaging 76.3 points per game and surrendering 69.0, good for a point differential of 7.3.
Valuable Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 13-12 against the spread this season
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 5-20 against the over/under this year
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 11-14 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 14-11 against the over/under this year
Key Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
01/12/18 F Ryan Luther Foot is out for season
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
02/27/18 F Bonzie Colson Foot is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Pittsburgh
02/23/18 G D.J. Harvey Knee is out for season
Jared Wilson-Frame averages 12.6 points per contest in 27.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Marcus Carr averages 9.9 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Matt Farrell averages 17.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes 5.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Temple Gibbs scores 16 points per contest while playing 37.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.8 rebounds per contest and has 3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers allow 72.5 points per contest which is 179th in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 204th and 111th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 283rd, and they allow 15.3 assists per game which puts them in 306th place in the country. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the nation. Pittsburgh averages 62.2 points per contest this year, which is 348th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -10.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 333rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 273rd in college basketball. They average 31.3 boards per contest and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 337th and 262nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 59th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Irish give up 69.0 points per game, which ranks them 89th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 130th and 261st in those defensive statistics. They rank 239th with 14.1 dimes allowed per game and 132nd with 34.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Irish are 59th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per contest this year. Notre Dame is 102nd in Division 1 with 76.3 points per contest this season. They are 134th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.3. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 50th in D-1. They are 164th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.6 boards per contest and 125th in assists per game with 14.4. The Fighting Irish are 342nd in turnovers per contest with 10.2.
The Panthers are 338th in the nation in offensive rating with 93.6, and their defensive rating of 109.2 is ranked 307th. In terms of pace they are 326th in the country with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 291st. As a team they are 294th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 13th in Division 1. Pittsburgh is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 176th in the nation.
Notre Dame is 340th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 144th in the nation. The Fighting Irish are 29th in the country in offensive rating with 113.3, and their defensive rating of 102.4 is ranked 177th. In terms of pace they are 317th in Division 1 with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 97th. As a team they are 88th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 128th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Pittsburgh +21 and under 148 total points
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