Notre Dame vs Boston College Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/26/2020
Game: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Boston College Eagles
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Location: Silvio O. Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Boston College +5.5
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish head to Silvio O. Conte Forum to take on the Boston College Eagles on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 5.5 point favorites.
Notre Dame heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-10. They currently have a point differential of 6.0 as they are averaging 75.0 points per contest while giving up 69.1 per game. Boston College has an overall mark of 13-15. They are averaging 64.8 points per contest and giving up 69.8, which is a point differential of -5.0.
Valuable Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 15-11-1 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 14-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 13-15-0 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 13-14-1 against the over/under this year
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
12/06/19 G Robby Carmody ACL is out indefinitely
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
11/05/19 G Wynston Tabbs Undisclosed is out for season
02/25/20 G Julian Rishwain Leg is questionable Wednesday vs Notre Dame
T.J. Gibbs averages 13.4 points per contest in 34.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.3 assists per game and 2.3 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 16.3 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He grabs 12.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Derryck Thornton averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes 3.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Jay Heath scores 13.0 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 56%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Irish allow 69.1 points per contest which is 166th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 105th and 232nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 330th, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 240th place in D-1. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 55th in Division 1. Notre Dame averages 75.0 points per contest, which is 77th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 235th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 100th in the nation. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 16.9 assists per game, which ranks them 71st and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 349th with 9.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles give up 69.8 points per game, which ranks them 190th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 251st and 251st in those defensive statistics. They rank 236th with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 301st with 37.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Eagles are 300th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest. Boston College is 317th in the country with 64.8 points per contest this season. They are 320th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -5.0. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 318th in the country. They are 304th in the nation in rebounding with 32.7 boards per contest and 235th in assists per game with 12.4. The Eagles are 157th in turnovers per contest with 13.4.
The Fighting Irish have an offensive rating of 107.6, which is ranked 54th. They are 189th in college basketball in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 143rd. As a unit they are 174th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 28th in D-1. Notre Dame is 350th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions.
Boston College is 143rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 92.9, which is ranked 331st. They are 168th in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 315th. As a unit they are 330th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 144th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Notre Dame -5.5 and over 142.5 total points
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