Duke vs. Notre Dame ACC Tournament - 3/13/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Notre Dame Fighting Irish (27-5) at Duke Blue Devils (29-3)
College Basketball: Friday, March 13, 2015 at 9:30 pm (Greensboro Coliseum)
The Line: Duke Blue Devils -7 -- Over/Under:151.5 See the Latest Odds
The Duke Blue Devils and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish face off on Friday in Greensboro in ACC Tournament college basketball semi-final action.
The Duke Blue Devils are 29-3 this season and they are coming off of a blowout win over NC State on Thursday to advance to this game. Duke is averaging 81.1 points and they are shooting 50.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.3 points and their opponents are shooting 42.7 percent. Jahlil Okafor leads the Blue Devils averaging 17.4 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. Quinn Cook is averaging 15.9 points, Justise Winslow is averaging 12.3 points and 5.8 rebounds, and Tyus Jones is averaging 11.7 points and 5.8 rebounds. Duke is 5-0 in neutral site games and 16-3 in the ACC.
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 27-5 this season and they are coming off of a hard earned win over Miami on Thursday. Notre Dame is averaging 78.9 points and they are shooting 51 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.3 points and their opponents are shooting 42.4 percent. Jerian Grant leads the Irish averaging 16.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. Pat Connaughton is averaging 12.6 points and 7.8 rebounds, Demetrius Jackson is averaging 12.5 points, and Zach Auguste is averaging 12.5 points and 5.9 rebounds. Notre Dame is 3-1 in neutral site games and 15-4 in the ACC.
Duke is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games, 4-1 against the spread in their last five neutral site games, and 4-0 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Notre Dame is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven neutral site games, and 4-1 against the spread following a win.
There are some great Tournament coaches out there and Coach K is right up on that list and we see it once again here as Duke wins easy.