Clemson Tigers vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish - 2/8/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Notre Dame Fighting Irish (16-7) at Clemson Tigers (14-9)
College Basketball: Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Littlejohn Coliseum)
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will travel to play the Clemson Tigers in an ACC game on Monday.
The Clemson Tigers are 14-9 (7-4) and are coming off of a loss to Virginia Tech by a score of 6-57. Clemson has lost 2 of their last 3 games and is currently tied for 5th in the ACC standings. Clemson has good conference wins against Duke, Louisville, and Miami. Clemson is averaging 69.1 points per game while giving up 63 points per game. Clemson is also averaging 35.7 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game. Jaron Blossomgame is averaging 16.8 points per game and 7.1 rebounds per game for Clemson. Donte Grantham is averaging 10.3 points per game and 3.9 rebounds per game for the Tigers. Clemson is shooting 73.4% on free throws, 34.9% on three-pointers, and 43% on all field goal attempts.
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 16-7 (7-4) and are coming off of a win against North Carolina by a score of 80-76. Notre Dame has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently tied for 5th in the ACC standings. Notre Dame has also beaten Duke this year by 4 points on the road. Notre Dame is averaging 78.5 points per game while giving up 70.1 points per game. Notre Dame is also averaging 36.2 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game. Demetrius Jackson is averaging 16.1 points per game and 5.1 assists per game for Notre Dame. Zach Auguste is averaging 13.9 points per game and 10.1 rebounds per game for the Fighting Irish. Notre Dame is shooting 72.6% on free throws, 37.5% on three-pointers, and 48.7% on all field goal attempts.
Notre Dame is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS win. Notre Dame is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Monday games. The over is 5-1 in Notre Dame’s last 6 road games. Clemson is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games. Clemson is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 Monday games. The under is 8-3 in Clemson’s last 11 Monday games.
Notre Dame will come into this game with plenty of confidence following their big win, while Clemson has struggled in their last few games. Clemson is able to play very good defense, while Notre Dame has a good offensive team. Clemson has been able to get some huge home wins this season, but I like Notre Dame to continue their momentum and to win this game.