Florida State vs Notre Dame Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/4/2020
Game: Florida State Seminoles vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Location: Purcell Pavilion in Notre Dame, IN
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Notre Dame +1
The Florida State Seminoles head to Purcell Pavilion to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 1 point favorites.
Florida State comes into this game with an overall record of 24-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.6 as they are averaging 75.3 points per game while giving up 65.7 per contest. Notre Dame has an overall record of 18-11. They are averaging 74.5 points per game and surrendering 69.3, good for a point differential of 5.2.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 14-14-1 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 18-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 15-13-1 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 15-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
12/06/19 G Robby Carmody ACL is out indefinitely
Trent Forrest averages 11.7 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.1 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Devin Vassell comes into this game averaging 12.9 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per night. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 73%.
T.J. Gibbs averages 13.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 89%. John Mooney scores 16.8 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 12.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles allow 65.7 points per contest which is 76th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 61st and 102nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 72nd, and they allow 9.8 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in D-1. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 334th in Division 1. Florida State averages 75.3 points per contest, which is 67th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 62nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 54th in the nation. They average 35.2 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 182nd and 163rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 148th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Irish give up 69.3 points per game, which ranks them 176th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 105th and 238th in those defensive statistics. They rank 253rd with 13.6 dimes allowed per game and 327th with 38.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Irish are 54th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per contest. Notre Dame is 91st in the country with 74.5 points per contest this season. They are 242nd in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 5.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 137th in the country. They are 74th in the nation in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 16.6. The Fighting Irish are 350th in turnovers per contest with 9.5.
The Seminoles are 58th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.4. In terms of pace they are 159th in the country with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 65th. As a team they are 64th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 224th in Division 1. Florida State is 165th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Notre Dame is 350th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Irish are 64th in the country in offensive rating with 107.1. In terms of pace they are 193rd in Division 1 with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 162nd. As a team they are 188th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 29th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Florida State -1 and over 145.5 total points
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