Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame Prediction: Picks & Betting Odds – Wednesday, March 1, 2023

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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish (10-19, 2-16 ACC) are underdogs (by 3.5 points) to break a three-game home losing streak when they host the No. 25 Pittsburgh Panthers (21-8, 14-4 ACC) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET. The point total is 142 in the matchup.

Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame Odds

  • Pittsburgh odds to win: -171
  • Notre Dame odds to win: +144
  • Spread: Pittsburgh (-3.5)
  • Total: 142

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: South Bend, Indiana
  • Venue: Purcell Pavilion

Who Will Win Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame?

Pittsburgh and Notre Dame Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Pittsburgh has a 10-3 record against the spread this season when favored by 3.5 points or more.

Notre Dame has a 5-4 record against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this year.

The Panthers and the Fighting Irish combine to average 3.1 more points per game than the over/under of 142 set for this game.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 139.8 points per game, 2.2 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

Pittsburgh’s average point total in matchups this year is 144.1, 2.1 points higher than the over/under in this game.

The average total for Fighting Irish games this year is 1.2 fewer points than the point total of 142 for this outing.

The Panthers are 20-9-0 ATS this season.

The Fighting Irish’s ATS record is 8-20-1 this season.

Pittsburgh Stats & Insights

Pittsburgh’s +214 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 7.4 points per game) is a result of scoring 75.8 points per game (84th in college basketball) while allowing 68.4 per contest (130th in college basketball).

Pittsburgh is 58th in the country at 34 rebounds per game. That’s three more than the 31 its opponents average.

The Panthers connect on 9.4 three-pointers per game (22nd in college basketball) at a 35.9% rate (82nd in college basketball), compared to the 7.6 per game their opponents make at a 32.6% rate.

Pittsburgh ranks 54th in college basketball by averaging 98.8 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 118th in college basketball, allowing 89.2 points per 100 possessions.

The Panthers are putting up 77.8 points per game this year when playing at home, which is three more points than they’re averaging away from home (74.8).

Notre Dame Stats & Insights

Notre Dame puts up 69.3 points per game (241st in college basketball) while giving up 71.4 per outing (221st in college basketball). It has a -61 scoring differential and has been outscored by 2.1 points per game.

Notre Dame pulls down 28.8 rebounds per game (322nd in college basketball) while conceding 33 per contest to opponents. It is outrebounded by 4.2 boards per game.

Notre Dame connects on 8.8 three-pointers per game (44th in college basketball) at a 35.8% rate (90th in college basketball), compared to the 7 per game its opponents make, at a 33.8% rate.

Notre Dame ranks 99th in college basketball averaging 96.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 352nd, allowing 99.8 points per 100 possessions.

At home the Fighting Irish are scoring 72.2 points per game, 5.6 more than they are averaging away (66.6).

Pittsburgh Key Players to Watch

Blake Hinson leads the Panthers in scoring and rebounding, putting up 15.8 points and 6.2 boards per game.

Nelly Cummings is Pittsburgh’s best passer, dispensing five assists per game while scoring 11 PPG.

Hinson makes more threes per game than any other member of the Panthers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.8 per contest.

Jamarius Burton is Pittsburgh’s leader in steals, averaging 0.9 steals per game, while Fede Federiko leads them in blocks with 1.9 per contest.

Notre Dame Key Players to Watch

Nate Laszewski sits on top of the Fighting Irish leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 14.1 points and 7.1 rebounds per game.

Trey Wertz’s assist statline paces Notre Dame; he racks up 3.2 assists per game.

Cormac Ryan is the top shooter from distance for the Fighting Irish, hitting two threes per game.

Notre Dame’s leader in steals is Ryan with 1.3 per game, and its leader in blocks is Ven-Allen Lubin with 0.9 per game.

Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Pittsburgh (-3.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (142)

  • Prediction:
    Pittsburgh 75, Notre Dame 68

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