Notre Dame at NC State: 2/5/22 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
NC State Wolfpack (10-13) vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish (15-7)
Game Info: Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 3:00 pm (PNC Arena)
Betting Odds: NC State Wolfpack +1 -- Over/Under: 146 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and NC State Wolfpack face off on Saturday in an ACC college basketball showdown at PNC Arena. When these two teams faced off on January 26th it was Notre Dame that won 73-65.
Nate Laszewski was the top player for Notre Dame scoring 18 points and 11 rebounds. Dereon Seabron was the top player for NC State putting up 21 points and eight rebounds.
Notre Dame comes into the game with a 15-7 record overall and they have gone 11-11 against the spread. In the last game against Miami, it was a close game, but they were able to come away with the four point victory. Notre Dame is averaging 70.1 points while their defense is giving up 65.9 points per game. Dane Goodwin has been the top player for Notre Dame averaging 14.6 points while shooting 75 percent from the field. There are four different players that are averaging at least 12.2 points per game.
On the other side of this matchup is the NC State Wolfpack who sit with a 10-13 record and they have gone 6-17 against the spread. In the last game against Syracuse, the defense was awful giving up 89 points and that led to the seven point defeat. NC State is averaging 75.3 points while their defense is giving up 75.5 points per game. Dereon Seaborn has been the top player for NC State averaging 18.2 points while shooting 52.5 percent from the field and 25.7 percent from behind the three point line. In this game, NC State is going to need the defense to be a lot better.
Notre Dame is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games. The over is 4-0 in Notre Dame’s last four games played on Saturday. The over is 6-1 in NC State’s last seven games played on Saturday.
NC State’s defense is an issue and they are going to struggle against Notre Dame, and that is going to be the difference in this game. Look for Dane Goodwin to have another big game, and Notre Dame will get the job done. Back Notre Dame against the spread.