Notre Dame vs. Boston College - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston College Eagles (7-11) at Notre Dame Fighting Irish (13-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Joyce Center)
The Line: Notre Dame Fighting Irish -18.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boston College Eagles and Notre Dame Fighting Irish meet Saturday at the Purcell Pavilion.
The Boston College Eagles need a win in order to snap a five-game losing streak. The Boston College Eagles are averaging 63.8 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 67.9 points on 44 percent shooting. Eli Carter is averaging 17.3 points and 4.3 assists while Jerome Robinson is averaging 11.7 points and four rebounds. Dennis Clifford is grabbing 6.9 rebounds and A.J. Turner is dishing 1.2 assists. The Boston College Eagles are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 64.7 percent from the free throw line. The Eagles are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game. The Boston College Eagles have lost 10 of their last 12 road games.
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are averaging 79.4 points on 50 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Demetrius Jackson is averaging 17.6 points and 5.3 assists while Zach Auguste is averaging 14.1 points and 10.1 rebounds. Steve Vasturia is dishing 3.2 assists and Bonzie Colson is grabbing seven rebounds. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc and 70.8 percent from the free throw line. The Irish are allowing 38.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.3 rebounds per game. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have won 15 of their last 18 home games.
The Eagles are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Fighting Irish are 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The road team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
This may be a look ahead game for the Irish who have to go on the road Thursday and play Syracuse. The road team has also covered the last five meetings between these two teams. I'll take a shot with the points here.