Notre Dame vs Maryland College Basketball Game Picks 12/4/2019
Game: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Maryland Terrapins
Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Location: Xfinity Center in College Park, MD
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Maryland -10
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish head to Xfinity Center to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 10 point favorites.
Notre Dame comes into this game with an overall record of 6-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.3 as they are averaging 75.4 points per game while giving up 61.1 per contest. Maryland has an overall record of 8-0. They are averaging 81.0 points per game and surrendering 62.4, good for a point differential of 18.6.
Valuable Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 3-4-0 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 2-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 4-4-0 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 4-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
John Mooney comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while playing 30.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 13.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 44%. Temple Gibbs averages 12.0 points per contest in 33.1 minutes per game. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% for the season while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Anthony Cowan scores 17.1 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 4.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Jalen Smith averages 13.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.0 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Notre Dame averages 75.4 points per contest, which is 115th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 14.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 258th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 235th in the nation. They average 42.0 boards per contest and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 347th with 9.4 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 61.1 points per contest, which is 48th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 39th and 111th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.6 rebounds a game which ranks 318th, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 200th place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 228th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Maryland is 39th in the nation with 81.0 points per contest this season. They are 126th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 18.6. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 237th in the NCAA. They are 21st in D-1 in rebounding with 41.9 boards per contest and 179th in assists per game with 13.4. The Terrapins are 282nd in turnovers per contest with 12.0. The Terrapins give up 62.4 points per game, which ranks them 67th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 34th and 223rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 165th with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 108th with 33.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Terrapins are 248th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest this year.
The Fighting Irish have an offensive rating of 105.2, which is ranked 107th. They are 178th in college basketball in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 234th. As a unit they are 238th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 75th in D-1. Notre Dame is 347th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions.
Maryland is 320th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Terrapins are 31st in the country in offensive rating with 112.3. In terms of pace they are 122nd in Division 1 with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 140th. As a team they are 110th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 145th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Notre Dame/Maryland college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Notre Dame +10
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