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College Basketball Matchup - Notre Dame Fighting Irish West Virginia Mountaineers Odds Preview

West Virginia MountaineersNotre Dame Fighting Irish
Feb 22, 7:00 PM | Joyce Center

West Virginia Mountaineers vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Odds

17-10TEAM RECORD19-8

The Fighting Irish will try to cover the spread at Joyce Center on Wednesday when they get a visit from the West Virginia Mountaineers in college basketball action.

This season, the Fighting Irish are 19-8 overall and 10-11 ATS ATS, while the Mountaineers are 17-10 and 13-11 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Notre Dame boasts a 7-14 on the OU, and West Virginia is 15-9.

View West Virginia vs Notre Dame Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Notre Dame opened as 3-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Fighting Irish, most recently No. 50 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Mountaineers, who rate No. 15 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 76-74 victory for the Fighting Irish.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Notre Dame's No. 173-rated squad against West Virginia's No. 35-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Notre Dame rates No. 120 in the country with 6.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 216 nationally with 5.7 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, West Virginia owns the country's No. 133-rated mark, allowing 68.5 points per game on the highway. Notre Dame, on the other hand, rates No. 81 in scoring at home.

West Virginia was a 66-48 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Pittsburgh. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs. Kevin Jones scored 16 points leading the Mountaineers to a 66-48 victory over Pittsburgh at Petersen Events Center on Thursday.

In their last action, Notre Dame was a 74-70 winner on the road against Villanova. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. Notre Dame earned a 74-70 victory over Villanova on Saturday, getting 21 points from Pat Connaughton at Villanova Pavilion.

West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Marquette are 3-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 9-1
After a win are 5-5

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing St. John's are 6-4
After playing Villanova are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

A few Mountaineers at Fighting Irish trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of West Virginia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Notre Dame
West Virginia is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Notre Dame
West Virginia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Notre Dame
Notre Dame is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Notre Dame's last 5 games when playing West Virginia
Notre Dame is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against West Virginia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Notre Dame's last 5 games when playing at home against West Virginia

Next up:
West Virginia home to Marquette, Friday, February 24
Notre Dame at St. John's, Saturday, February 25

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