Marshall vs Notre Dame Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 11/15/2019
Game: Marshall Thundering Herd vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Location: Purcell Pavilion in Notre Dame, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Notre Dame -19
The Marshall Thundering Herd head to Purcell Pavilion to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Friday, November 15, 2019. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 19 point favorites.
Marshall heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-1. They currently have a point differential of -9.5 as they are averaging 68.5 points per contest while giving up 78 per game. Notre Dame has an overall record of 2-1. They are averaging 78.7 points per game and surrendering 61, good for a point differential of 17.7.
Valuable Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 0-2-0 against the spread this season
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
11/14/19 F Chris Doherty Mouth is questionable Friday vs Marshall
Jarrod West comes into this game averaging 20.0 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 40%. Taevion Kinsey averages 16.0 points per contest in 37.5 minutes per game. He averages 4.0 assists per game and 4.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Prentiss Hubb scores 14.7 points per contest while playing 30.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.0 rebounds per contest and has 4.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 50%. John Mooney averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 11.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 0%.
Useful Team Statistics
Marshall averages 68.5 points per contest, which is 242nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -9.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 200th. From 3-point territory they shoot 23%, which is good for 327th in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 8.5 assists per game, which ranks them 197th and 331st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 80th with 16.5 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 78.0 points per contest, which is 290th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 45% average from 3-point range, ranking them 250th and 343rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.5 rebounds a game which ranks 295th, and they allow 15.0 assists per game which puts them in 295th place in the country. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Notre Dame is 116th in the nation with 78.7 points per contest this season. They are 106th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 17.7. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 233rd in the NCAA. They are 143rd in D-1 in rebounding with 39.0 boards per contest and 26th in assists per game with 18.7. The Fighting Irish are 316th in turnovers per contest with 10.3. The Fighting Irish give up 61.0 points per game, which ranks them 81st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 75th and 299th in those defensive statistics. They rank 265th with 14.3 dimes allowed per game and 203rd with 37.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Irish are 235th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year.
The Thundering Herd are 268th in the nation in offensive rating with 92.6. In terms of pace they are 112th in the country with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 250th. As a team they are 259th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 198th in Division 1. Marshall is 75th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions.
Notre Dame is 304th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Irish are 88th in the country in offensive rating with 110.3. In terms of pace they are 191st in Division 1 with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 108th. As a team they are 97th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 100th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Marshall/Notre Dame college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Marshall +19
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