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Faves Faltering Between Irish and ‘Canes

Both Notre Dame and Miami have been middling within the ACC this season and are in need of a win Wednesday if they want to get back into contention for the conference crown. However, this rivalry has often been hard to predict as the favorites are just 3-7 ATS in the past 10 meetings between the Fighting Irish and the Hurricanes.

Shark Bites
  • Miami is 6-2 ATS in their last eight games when favored by 6.0 or less.
  • Notre Dame is 8-3 ATS in their past 11 road games.
  • Notre Dame is 5-2 ATS in their past seven games against Miami.

Miami has been great at home within ACC play this season, as they are 4-0 SU and 3-0-1 ATS at the BankUnited Center with an average scoring margin of +12.8 points per game. Sheldon McClellan has been a dominant force for The U ever since the start of conference play as the senior has averaged 17.8 points while shooting 48 percent from the floor.

Zach Auguste has been the leader for Notre Dame this season as he has notched 12 double-doubles on the season, including three in the past four games. Notre Dame's defense has been an issue with the Irish surrendering 78 points per game in their losses while sporting one of the worst defensive efficiencies in the country.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Notre Dame Fighting Irish before tip-off in this one found them as 7-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Miami Hurricanes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have watched them go 15-6 and 8-10-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Miami Hurricanes are at 16-4 and 11-7-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Miami Hurricanes are 10-9, while the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have a 11-8 mark.

The Hurricanes - Fighting Irish odds would favor the Hurricanes if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Miami is rated No. 33 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Notre Dame is at No. 49.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Notre Dame is ranked No. 156 in NCAA basketball at 36.1 per game. Contrast that with Miami's No. 109 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Miami is the No. 127-ranked team in the country at 7.1 per game, while Notre Dame rates No. 76 at 7.86 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Fighting Irish blew out Wake Forest on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 85-62 win at Joyce Center.

The Hurricanes endured a 85-69 loss at the hands of the Wolfpack on Saturday, despite a 18-point effort from Sheldon McClellan at PNC Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Notre Dame is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Notre Dame is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Notre Dame is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Notre Dame is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Miami is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Miami is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami's last 9 games
  • Miami is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Notre Dame home to North Carolina, Saturday, February 6th
Miami at Georgia Tech, Sunday, February 7th

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