Notre Dame vs. Stony Brook - 12/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stony Brook Seawolves (4-2) at Notre Dame Fighting Irish (5-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Joyce Center)
The Line: Notre Dame Fighting Irish -9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Stony Brook Seawolves and Notre Dame Fighting Irish play Tuesday night at the Purcell Pavilion.
The Stony Brook Seawolves look for their second road victory to string together four straight wins. The Stony Brook Seawolves are averaging 76.2 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 71.5 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Jameel Warney is averaging 18.2 points and 13.2 rebounds while Carson Puriefoy is averaging 12.3 points and 3.7 assists. Rayshaun McGrew is grabbing 5.8 rebounds and Ahmad Walker is dishing 5.2 assists. The Stony Brook Seawolves are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 67.9 percent from the free throw line. Stony Brook is allowing just 31.3 percent shooting from deep and is averaging 12 offensive rebounds per game. The Stony Brook Seawolves have split their last 10 road games.
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish look for a feel good victory after splitting their last four games. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are averaging 78.4 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 68 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Demetrius Jackson is averaging 18.7 points and 4.4 assists while Zach Auguste is averaging 14.1 points and 11.1 rebounds. Steve Vasturia is dishing 2.3 assists and Bonzie Colson is grabbing seven rebounds. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are shooting 39.5 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. Notre Dame is allowing 39.6 percent shooting from deep and is averaging just nine turnovers per game. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have won eight of their last 10 home games.
The Seawolves are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 non-conference games and 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Fighting Irish are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win.
Stony Brook is a well balanced team that took a good Vanderbilt team to overtime and lost to Western Kentucky by just one point. The Seawolves have shown they can hang with good teams on the road. Meanwhile, Notre Dame has been shaky as of late. I'll take the shot with the points.