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Thomas Walkup Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks NCAA March Madness

Many people liked the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks to score an upset in their Round of 64 matchup with the West Virginia Mountaineers and they did just that with a resounding 70-56 win Friday. The Lumberjacks will look to make a Sweet 16 appearance with a win over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the Round of 32 Sunday.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone UNDER in seven of Notre Dame’s previous nine games .
  • Stephen F. Austin has covered the spread in three straight games.
  • The last time a six seed lost to a 14 seed was 1997 (won six in a row).

The victory was the Southland Conference tournament winners’ 21st-consecutive win. Books have SFA as 1-point underdogs versus the ACC giants as the Lumberjacks bettors will look to make it back-to-back victories at the betting window during the NCAA Tournament.

Thomas Walkup paced the Lumberjacks with 33 points and nine boards in the victory against the Mountaineers and was a blistering 19/20 from the free-throw line.

Notre Dame won both straight and against the spread courtesy a 70-63 triumph over the Michigan Wolverines as 3-point faves in their Round of 64 clash.

The Irish haven’t been at their best after a victory in recent spots, however. They’ve gone just 1-3 both straight up and against the spread in their last four games after a win in their previous game.

With the Michigan State Spartans losing in the Round of 64, the Lumberjacks are the last team standing that ranks in the top 25 in both points per game and opponents’ points per game.

Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks have watched them go 28-5 and 4-4 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are at 22-11 and 15-15-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 15-16, while the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks have a 6-2 mark.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at No. 213 and the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks at No. 3 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Thomas Walkup poured in a team-high 33 points for Stephen F. Austin on Friday, as they defeated West Virginia 70-56 at Barclays Center.

The Fighting Irish got 18 points from V.J. Beachem as Notre Dame ran past Michigan 70-63 on Friday at Barclays Center.

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