William & Mary at Notre Dame College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Edmund P. Joyce Center
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The William & Mary Tribe head to Edmund P. Joyce Center to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 11 point favorites.
William & Mary comes into this game with an overall record of 1-2. They currently have a point differential of -3.0 as they are averaging 81.3 points per game while giving up 84.3 per contest. Notre Dame has an overall record of 2-1. They are averaging 77.7 points per game and surrendering 64.0, good for a point differential of 13.7.
Valuable William & Mary Tribe Betting Trends
The William & Mary Tribe are 0-2-0 against the spread this season
The William & Mary Tribe are 2-0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-2-0 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-1-1 against the over/under this year
Key William & Mary Tribe Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Justin Pierce comes into this game averaging 22.3 points per contest while playing 36.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 11.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Matt Milon averages 17.7 points per contest in 33.7 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
John Mooney scores 13.7 points per contest while playing 21.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Temple Gibbs averages 10.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.3 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 30% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
William & Mary averages 81.3 points per contest, which is 110th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -3.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 123rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 41%, which is good for 62nd in the nation. They average 35.7 boards per contest and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 235th and 114th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 77th with 15.7 per game. The Tribe allow 84.3 points per contest, which is 329th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 51% shooting percentage and a 47% average from 3-point range, ranking them 341st and 344th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 112th, and they allow 14.0 assists per game which puts them in 225th place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Notre Dame is 170th in the nation with 77.7 points per contest this season. They are 315th in the country in shooting at 39%, while their average scoring margin is 13.7. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 287th in the NCAA. They are 72nd in D-1 in rebounding with 42.0 boards per contest and 251st in assists per game with 12.3. The Fighting Irish are 335th in turnovers per contest with 8.7. The Fighting Irish give up 64.0 points per game, which ranks them 77th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 140th and 85th in those defensive statistics. They rank 43rd with 9.3 dimes allowed per game and 156th with 35.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Irish are 79th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Tribe are 114th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.9. In terms of pace they are 241st in the country with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 82nd. As a team they are 85th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 89th in Division 1. William & Mary is 81st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions.
Notre Dame is 340th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.3 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Irish have an offensive rating of 114.2, which is ranked 80th. They are 300th in D-1 in pace with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 303rd. As a unit they are 254th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 38th in the country.
Who will win tonight's William & Mary/Notre Dame college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take William & Mary +11
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