North Carolina at Notre Dame: 1/5/22 College Basketball Picks and Predictions

North Carolina at Notre Dame: 1/5/22 College Basketball Picks and Predictions Photo by Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-5) vs North Carolina Tar Heels (10-3)

Game Info: Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 9:00 pm (Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center)

Betting Odds: Notre Dame Fighting Irish +3 -- Over/Under: 147 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The North Carolina Tar Heels and Notre Dame Fighting Irish face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at the Joyce Center. When these two teams faced off in March of 2021 it was North Carolina that won 101-59. 

North Carolina comes into this game with a 10-3 record overall and they have gone 5-8 against the spread. In the last game against Boston College the offense was elite scoring 91 points and that led to the blowout victory. The Tar Heels are averaging 79.5 points while their defense is giving up 70.9 points per game. Guard Caleb Love has been the top player for North Carolina averaging 15.6 points while shooting 44.7 percent from the field and 43.5 percent from behind the three point line. There are five different players who are averaging at least 10 points per game. 

On the other side of this matchup is the Notre Dame Fighting Irish who sit with a 7-5 record and they have gone 3-9 against the spread. In the last game against Pittsburgh, Notre Dame didn’t look that impressive, but they were able to win by one point. Notre Dame is averaging 70.1 points while their defense is giving up 65.4 points per game. Dane Goodwin has been the top player for Notre Dame averaging 14.9 points while shooting 48.5 percent from the field and 49.2 percent from behind the three point line. 

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The Tar Heels are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. The over is 4-0 in Notre Dame’s last four games played on Wednesday. The under is 4-1 in the Tar Heels last five games against a team with a winning straight up record. The over is 4-1 in the Tar Heels last 5 Wednesday games.

North Carolina is an elite offensive team, and they are going to run up the score in this game. Notre Dame’s offense doesn’t have enough playmakers to keep this game close. Back North Carolina to win this game and cover the spread. The Fighting Irish should win this game by double-digits. 

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Shane’s Pick North Carolina -3

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