St. Francis PA Red Flash vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Odds
Joyce Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the visiting St. Francis PA Red Flash in college hoops action on Saturday.
This season, the Fighting Irish are 4-1 overall and 2-2 ATS ATS, while the Red Flash are 0-4 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Notre Dame boasts a 1-0 on the OU, and St. Francis PA is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Fighting Irish sit at No. 60 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Flash sit at No. 332 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Fighting Irish will win this game 79-57.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Red Flash is ranked No. 342 in NCAA hoops at 26.8 per game. Contrast that with Notre Dame’s No. 70 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Notre Dame is the No. 195-ranked team in the country at 5.8 per game, while St. Francis PA rates No. 177 at 6 per game.
Defensively, St. Francis PA features the nation's No. 249-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.3 points per game. Notre Dame, meanwhile, comes in at No. 202 nationally in scoring at home.
St. Francis PA was an 85-76 loser in its last match at home against Colgate. St. Francis PA got 24 points from Umar Shannon but lost anyway, 85-76, to Colgate on Wednesday at DeGol Arena.
Notre Dame was a 65-48 winner in their most recent outing at home against George Washington. They covered the 16.5-point spread as favorites. Garrick Sherman scored 18 points leading the Fighting Irish to a 65-48 victory over George Washington at Joyce Center on Wednesday.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Chicago State are 1-0
After a win are 7-3
A few Red Flash at Fighting Irish trends to consider:
Notre Dame is 21-3 SU in its last 24 games at home
Notre Dame is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
St. Francis PA at American, Saturday, December 1
Notre Dame home to Chicago State, Monday, November 26