Notre Dame favored by 13.5 against DePaul on Wednesday
DePaul Blue Demons vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Odds
The visiting DePaul Blue Demons hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at Joyce Center against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
This season, the Fighting Irish are 19-5 overall and 11-10 ATS ATS, while the Blue Demons are 10-13 and 10-10 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Notre Dame boasts a 10-8 on the OU, and DePaul is 10-9.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Fighting Irish as 13.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Fighting Irish - Blue Demons odds would favor the Fighting Irish if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Notre Dame is rated No. 55 in the current Odds Shark poll, while DePaul is at No. 162. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 80-71 win for the Fighting Irish.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Blue Demons rank No. 98 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.7 per game. That compares with Notre Dame’s No. 124 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Notre Dame is college basketball's No. 110-ranked team at 6.8 per game, while the Blue Demons rate No. 280 with 5 per game.
Defensively, DePaul features the nation's No. 327-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.9 points per game. Notre Dame, meanwhile, comes in at No. 79 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, DePaul was an 89-78 loser on the road against Marquette. They covered the 14-point spread as underdogs. Brandon Young scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Blue Demons to a win (they lost 89-78 to Marquette at Bradley Center on Saturday).
Notre Dame was a 104-101 winner in its last match at home against Louisville. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Notre Dame scored early and often on Saturday, sprinting to a lead and going past the 100-point plateau with a 104-101 win over Louisville.
DePaul Blue Demons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Rutgers are 0-8
After playing Marquette are 1-9
After a loss are 2-8
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-6
Before playing Providence are 3-7
After playing Louisville are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few Blue Demons at Fighting Irish trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of DePaul's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of DePaul's last 7 games when playing on the road against Notre Dame
DePaul is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
DePaul 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 when playing at home against DePaul
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Notre Dame's last 5 games when playing DePaul
Notre Dame is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing DePaul
Notre Dame is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home
DePaul home to Rutgers, Saturday, February 16
Notre Dame at Providence, Saturday, February 16