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PITT at Notre Dame 2/5/20 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

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Game Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Pittsburgh Panthers
Date & Time Wednesday February 5, 2020, 6:30 PM (EST)
Purcell Pavilion South Bend, IN
Latest odds
ND -6 Total 138
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The Pittsburgh Panthers visit Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Indiana on Wednesday for an Atlantic Coast Conference showdown with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Pittsburgh improved to 14-8 overall and 5-6 in the ACC following a 62-57 victory over the Miami Hurricanes on Sunday. Xavier Johnson scored 13 points with 7 coming during the last three minutes of the game to hold off the surging Hurricanes.

Trey McGowens leads Pittsburgh in scoring with an average of 12.7 points per game, while Xavier Johnson is the second-leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 11.8 points and 5.2 assists per game. Justin Champagnie is the leading rebounder with an average of 7.1 per game.

Notre Dame improved to 13-8 overall and 4-6 in the ACC following its 80-72 victory over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday. John Mooney led the Fighting Irish with 28 points as the Irish pulled away in the second half for the eight-point victory. Notre Dame has won two straight following its victory over Wake Forest before beating Georgia Tech.

John Mooney is the leading scorer and rebounder four averages of 16.5 points and 13.2 rebounds per game while Prentiss Hubb is the third leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 12.3 points and 4.7 assists per game. Notre Dame has four players averaging double-figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 ATS in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Panthers last 5
  • Notre Dame is 4-1 ATS in its last 5
  • The OVER has cashed in each of the Irish’s last 5
Free Pick:
Notre Dame Fighting Irish -6

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are coming off a hard-fought victory over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and have covered the number in four of their last five overall. The Irish at home have covered the number in four of their last six. Pittsburgh has failed to cover three of its last four and six of its last 10. Final Score Prediction, Notre Dame Fighting Irish win and cover ATS 70-61.

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