Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish NCAAB Betting prediction

Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs Notre Dame Prediction 1/24/2024

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes (12-6) travel to face off against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-11) on Wednesday, January 24th. This game will be played at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend and televised on ESPN2. Both Miami (FL) and Notre Dame will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their last two games, Miami (FL) has an overall record of 12-6. Their record in the Atlantic Coast Conference is 3-4, and their record in non-conference games is 9-2. On the road, the Hurricanes are 1-4 compared to 11-2 at home.

So far this season, Miami (FL) has been favored in 13 of their 18 games, going 10-3 as the favorite. Their average scoring margin on the road is -10.4 compared to +17.2 at home. In their last game, the Hurricanes lost to Syracuse by a score of 72-69.

As the favorite, Miami has gone 7-6 against the spread this season. On the road, the Hurricanes are 2-2-1 vs. the spread and their last three road ATS mark is 2-0-1. Overall, Miami’s ATS record is 10-7-1.

This season, the over/under record for Miami games is 10-8, and today’s line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (154.9). So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average of 148 points scored.

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Notre Dame will be looking to snap a four-game losing streak when they host Miami (FL) as 3.5-point underdogs. The Fighting Irish are 7-11 overall, including a 1-5 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play.

At home this season, Notre Dame has gone just 5-7, and they have lost three straight games in South Bend. Their average scoring margin at home this year is -0.2 points per game.

Notre Dame has an ATS record of 9-8 this season and they are 5-7 vs. the spread at home. As the underdog, the Fighting Irish have gone 7-3 vs. the spread this year and they are 4-1 ATS on their home court as the underdog.

Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Notre Dame’s games this season (133.9). This year, the over/under record in their games is 4-13. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-2 and the average scoring total is 130 points.

Miami (FL) Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Miami (FL) offense tallied 69 points in a matchup against Syracuse. Their field goal percentage for the game was 49.2%, and they made 8 threes. The team’s top scorer is Norchad Omier, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 17.2, while Matthew Cleveland also maintains a PPG average of 15.6 leading up to the game.

Norchad Omier (F) 17.2 9.6 1.2
Matthew Cleveland (G) 15.6 5.7 2.0
Wooga Poplar (G) 15.2 4.8 2.3

Notre Dame Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Fighting Irish’s offense tallied 59 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 62.8 points per game. Offensively, the Fighting Irish hold a season-long field goal percentage of 40%, placing them 369th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 359th in terms of percentage and 215th in three-pointers made.

Markus Burton (G) 16.3 3.4 3.9
J.R Konieczny (G) 9.4 5.7 0.8
Braeden Shrewsberry (G) 8.5 2.3 0.9

Miami (FL) Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Miami (FL) defense is giving up an average of 72.9 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Syracuse, the Orange finished with a field goal percentage of 39% and a total of 72 points vs. Miami (FL).

Notre Dame Team Defense

Notre Dame’s defense has been playing well, ranking 39th nationally, with 65.1 points allowed per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.6 threes per game vs. Miami (FL). This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.1%.

Hurricanes vs Fighting Irish Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Hurricanes offense has averaged 75 points per game while allowing an average of 78. Miami (FL) posted an overall record of 5-5 while going 6-3-1 ATS.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Notre Dame has an ATS record of 3-1 while averaging 59 per game. The team went 1-4 overall in these games.
  • The last ten games that Notre Dame was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 7-3 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Hurricanes have a straight up record of 7-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 5-5.

Hurricanes vs Fighting Irish Prediction

The Fighting Irish come in as the underdog at +3.5, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 138.5 and our model has the Hurricanes and Fighting Irish finishing with a combined 142 points. Our pick is to take the over.

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