Notre Dame at Pittsburgh NCAA Basketball Parlay 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Petersen Events Center
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish head to Petersen Events Center to take on the Pittsburgh Panthers on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 1 point favorites.
Notre Dame comes into this game with an overall record of 13-17. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 69.4 points per game while giving up 69.1 per contest. Pittsburgh has an overall record of 12-18. They are averaging 70.4 points per game and surrendering 69.0, good for a point differential of 1.3.
Valuable Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 12-18-0 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 11-17-2 against the over/under this year
Important Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 13-16-1 against the spread this season
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 14-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
12/17/18 G Rex Pflueger Knee is out for season
12/15/18 G Robby Carmody Shoulder is out for season
11/27/18 F Elijah Burns Transferred is out for season
03/08/19 G Nikola Djogo Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Pittsburgh
Key Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/14/18 C Peace Ilegomah Transferred is out for season
Temple Gibbs averages 13.6 points per contest in 35.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.3 assists per game and 1.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%. John Mooney comes into this game averaging 14.4 points per contest while playing 29.0 minutes per night. He grabs 11.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jared Wilson-Frame averages 12.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Xavier Johnson scores 15.8 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 4.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Irish allow 69.1 points per contest which is 121st in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 116th and 103rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.1 rebounds a game which ranks 339th, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 146th place in D-1. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 37th in Division 1. Notre Dame averages 69.4 points per contest, which is 265th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 342nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 304th in the nation. They average 36.5 boards per contest and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 117th and 224th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 346th with 9.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers give up 69.0 points per game, which ranks them 115th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 54th and 136th in those defensive statistics. They rank 245th with 13.9 dimes allowed per game and 279th with 36.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Panthers are 303rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per contest. Pittsburgh is 246th in the country with 70.4 points per contest this season. They are 293rd in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.3. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 273rd in the country. They are 116th in the nation in rebounding with 36.5 boards per contest and 287th in assists per game with 11.9. The Panthers are 97th in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Fighting Irish are 173rd in the nation in offensive rating with 103.7. In terms of pace they are 295th in the country with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 330th. As a team they are 317th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 45th in Division 1. Notre Dame is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions.
Pittsburgh is 103rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Panthers have an offensive rating of 100.9, which is ranked 253rd. They are 182nd in D-1 in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 302nd. As a unit they are 276th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 214th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Notre Dame +1 and under 132.5 total points
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