Notre Dame vs Florida State predictions 1/25/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Location: Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Florida State -9
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish head to Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to take on the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 9 point favorites.
Notre Dame heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-7. They currently have a point differential of 8.3 as they are averaging 75.4 points per contest while giving up 67.1 per game. Florida State has an overall mark of 16-2. They are averaging 75.5 points per contest and giving up 63.6, which is a point differential of 11.9.
Valuable Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 8-9-1 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 7-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 8-9-1 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 10-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
12/06/19 G Robby Carmody ACL is out indefinitely
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
01/16/20 C Balsa Koprivica Back is out indefinitely
John Mooney comes into this game averaging 15.7 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 13.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 57%. T.J. Gibbs averages 13.3 points per contest in 34.2 minutes per game. He averages 3.4 assists per game and 2.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Devin Vassell scores 13.2 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Trent Forrest averages 11.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.0 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Notre Dame averages 75.4 points per contest, which is 86th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 234th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 110th in the nation. They average 39.4 boards per contest and 17.9 assists per game, which ranks them 43rd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 349th with 9.7 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 67.1 points per contest, which is 126th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 83rd and 207th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.0 rebounds a game which ranks 328th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 249th place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 89th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State is 82nd in the nation with 75.5 points per contest this season. They are 64th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 11.9. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 132nd in the NCAA. They are 272nd in D-1 in rebounding with 33.8 boards per contest and 143rd in assists per game with 13.7. The Seminoles are 191st in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Seminoles give up 63.6 points per game, which ranks them 52nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 61st and 179th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 9.3 dimes allowed per game and 97th with 33.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Seminoles are 344th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 18.7 per contest this year.
The Fighting Irish have an offensive rating of 107.9, which is ranked 53rd. They are 204th in college basketball in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 150th. As a unit they are 184th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 32nd in D-1. Notre Dame is 350th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions.
Florida State is 197th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 107.3, which is ranked 66th. They are 203rd in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 78th. As a unit they are 59th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 201st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Notre Dame/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Notre Dame +9
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