Miami vs Notre Dame Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/23/2020
Game: Miami Hurricanes vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Date: Sunday, February 23, 2020
Location: Purcell Pavilion in Notre Dame, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Notre Dame -8
The Miami Hurricanes head to Purcell Pavilion to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Sunday, February 23, 2020. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 8 point favorites.
Miami heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-12. They currently have a point differential of -1.5 as they are averaging 73.2 points per contest while giving up 74.6 per game. Notre Dame has an overall mark of 16-10. They are averaging 74.6 points per contest and giving up 69.0, which is a point differential of 5.6.
Valuable Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 14-12-0 against the spread this season
The Miami Hurricanes are 16-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 14-11-1 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 13-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
12/05/19 F Deng Gak Knee is out for season
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
12/06/19 G Robby Carmody ACL is out indefinitely
Dejan Vasiljevic averages 13.5 points per contest in 34.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%. Chris Lykes comes into this game averaging 15.5 points per contest while playing 30.3 minutes per night. He grabs 1.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
T.J. Gibbs averages 13.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 90%. John Mooney scores 16.2 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 12.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes allow 74.6 points per contest which is 296th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 269th and 257th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.4 rebounds a game which ranks 323rd, and they allow 15.7 assists per game which puts them in 329th place in D-1. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 110th in Division 1. Miami averages 73.2 points per contest, which is 122nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 160th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 183rd in the nation. They average 34.3 boards per contest and 10.3 assists per game, which ranks them 235th and 335th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 270th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Irish give up 69.0 points per game, which ranks them 165th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 111th and 253rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 247th with 13.6 dimes allowed per game and 329th with 38.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Irish are 63rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per contest. Notre Dame is 90th in the country with 74.6 points per contest this season. They are 252nd in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 5.6. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 131st in the country. They are 78th in the nation in rebounding with 37.6 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 16.8. The Fighting Irish are 349th in turnovers per contest with 9.8.
The Hurricanes are 148th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.8. In terms of pace they are 171st in the country with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 177th. As a team they are 147th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 214th in Division 1. Miami is 279th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Notre Dame is 350th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Irish are 61st in the country in offensive rating with 107.1. In terms of pace they are 201st in Division 1 with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 157th. As a team they are 174th 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 Miami +8 and over 148.5 total points
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