Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Clemson Tigers Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/9/2020
Game: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Sunday, February 9, 2020
Location: Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Clemson -1.5
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish head to Littlejohn Coliseum to take on the Clemson Tigers on Sunday, February 9, 2020. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 1.5 point favorites.
Notre Dame heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-8. They currently have a point differential of 8.0 as they are averaging 76.9 points per contest while giving up 69.0 per game. Clemson has an overall mark of 11-11. They are averaging 66.2 points per contest and giving up 64.2, which is a point differential of 2.0.
Valuable Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 12-9-1 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 11-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 12-10-0 against the spread this season
The Clemson Tigers are 12-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
12/06/19 G Robby Carmody ACL is out indefinitely
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
01/04/20 F Jonathan Baehre Knee is out for season
01/04/20 G Chase Hunter Undisclosed is out indefinitely
T.J. Gibbs averages 14.3 points per contest in 34.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.4 assists per game and 2.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%. John Mooney comes into this game averaging 16.5 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He grabs 13.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Tevin Mack averages 12.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 60%. Aamir Simms scores 13.4 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Irish allow 69.0 points per contest which is 170th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 100th and 259th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 324th, and they allow 13.5 assists per game which puts them in 241st place in D-1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 77th in Division 1. Notre Dame averages 76.9 points per contest, which is 46th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 220th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 87th in the nation. They average 38.5 boards per contest and 17.4 assists per game, which ranks them 55th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 349th with 9.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers give up 64.2 points per game, which ranks them 58th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 85th and 121st in those defensive statistics. They rank 96th with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 189th with 35.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 184th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest. Clemson is 296th in the country with 66.2 points per contest this season. They are 261st in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 2.0. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 286th in the country. They are 239th in the nation in rebounding with 34.4 boards per contest and 199th in assists per game with 13.0. The Tigers are 258th in turnovers per contest with 12.5.
The Fighting Irish have an offensive rating of 109.8, which is ranked 29th. They are 164th in college basketball in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 132nd. As a unit they are 140th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 31st in D-1. Notre Dame is 350th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions.
Clemson is 199th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 97.3, which is ranked 266th. They are 302nd in D-1 in pace with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 215th. As a unit they are 258th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Notre Dame +1.5 and over 136.5 total points
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