Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Pittsburgh Panthers 12/28/2021 Preview, Spread and Game Analysis

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Pittsburgh Panthers 12-28-2021 Preview Spread and Game Analysis

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Pittsburgh Panthers 12/28/2021 – Two struggling teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference play will square off in an exciting NCAA basketball showdown from Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will take on the Pittsburgh Panthers and they look forward to building on their two-game winning streak. The Fighting Irish are sitting at the 13th spot and they have a long way to climb the ladder. The Pittsburgh Panthers are one step below the fighting Irish and they enter this game with a losing record. The college basketball best bets are available online with all the odds and betting spreads.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Pittsburgh Panthers 12/28/2021

When: Tuesday, December 28, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TV: ACCN
Stream: Sofascore
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Pittsburgh Panthers 12/28/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Notre Dame Fighting Irish -4 (-107) 129 o (-107) -165
Pittsburgh Panthers +4 (-107) 129 u (-107) +130
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Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Notre Dame won six of their 11 overall games and are 0-1 in their conference play. The Fighting Irish are way behind opponents but they still have plenty of time to get back on track. The Fighting Irish won their last game against the Texas A&M CC with a final score of 83-73. The team is shot at 49.1 percent with their field goal attempts and clocked in a 55.2 percent from the three-point radar. Notre Dame’s offense is averaging 70.3 points per game and is shooting at a total of 44.4 percent.

Players to watch: P. Atkinson Jr. F (GP 1, MIN 27, PTS 16, REB 6, AST 1, STL 1, BLK 0, TO 3, FG% 75, FT% 66.7, 3P% 0), D. Goodwin G (GP 11, MIN 33.8, PTS 15.3, REB 5.5, AST 0.6, STL 0.8, BLK 0.3, TO 0.6, FG% 48.4, FT% 92.3, 3P% 47.3), B. Wesley G (GP 11, MIN 24.9, PTS 13.5, REB 3.2, AST 2.1, STL 0.6, BLK 0.2, TO 2.1, FG% 45, FT% 67.7, 3P% 34.5).

Pittsburgh Panthers

The Panthers are holding a 5-7 overall record and are 0-1 in their conference play. Pittsburgh currently holds the worst overall record in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Panthers won their last game against Jacksonville with a 64-55 final score. Pittsburgh shot at 37.7 percent from the field and closed in a 33.3 percent from the three-point radar. The Panthers are averaging at 60.7 points per game and are shooting at 40.6 percent. From the defensive end, they are giving up 63.7 points on average.

Players to watch: J. Hugley F (GP 12, MIN 29.1, PTS 14.5, REB 8.1, AST 1.5, STL 0.5, BLK 0.6, TO 2.4, FG% 43.8, FT% 69.5, 3P% 15), F. Odukale G (GP 11, MIN 30.7, PTS 12.4, REB 3.8, AST 3.4, STL 0.7, BLK 0.6, TO 3, FG% 38.2, FT% 61.8, 3P% 36.7), J. Burton G (GP 10, MIN 32.9, PTS 11.1, REB 2.8, AST 2.3, STL 0.7, BLK 0.1, TO 1.7, FG% 34.5, FT% 85.2, 3P% 26.7).

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Pittsburgh Panthers

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Notre Dame are 4-14 ATS in their last 18 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Notre Dame’s last 5 games.
Fighting Irish are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games against Pittsburgh.
Notre Dame are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Pittsburgh.
Notre Dame are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.

Pittsburgh Panthers

Pittsburgh are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh’s last 12 games.
Pittsburgh are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games against Notre Dame.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh’s last 10 games at home.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Picks

Summary: The Fighting Irish have a strong shooting game and they are all set to take out the Panthers. Notre Dame has the online sportsbook odds in their favor and with a little help from their defense, they will get past the Panthers.

Moneyline: The ML for the Fighting Irish is -165 and the ML for the Panthers is +130.

ATS: A spread of -4 (-107) is allocated for the Fighting Irish and a spread of +4 (-107) is allocated for the Panthers.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 129 (-10) for the Fighting Irish and look for the total to go under 129 (-107).

Score Prediction: 79-65, Fighting Irish win.