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Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Sam Houston State Bearkats Betting Preview

Sam Houston State BearkatsNotre Dame Fighting Irish
Nov 16, 7:30 PM | Joyce Center

Sam Houston State Bearkats vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Odds


The Fighting Irish will be trying to slam the Sam Houston State Bearkats on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Joyce Center in college betting action.

The Fighting Irish bring a 2-0 record (0-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-0 Bearkats, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Notre Dame go 0-1 so far and the Bearkats go 0-0.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Fighting Irish - Bearkats odds would favor the Fighting Irish if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Notre Dame is rated No. 36 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Sam Houston State is at No. 62. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 96-71 win for the Bearkats.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Notre Dame's No. 88-rated squad against Sam Houston State's No. 2-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Notre Dame rates No. 162 in the country with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 325 nationally with 2 per match.

Defensively, Sam Houston State features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Notre Dame, meanwhile, comes in at No. 184 nationally in scoring at home.

Sam Houston State won its last outing, a 76-42 result against Howard Payne on November 12. Sam Houston State cruised to victory on Saturday, running Howard Payne out of the gym and running up a 76-42 score at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.

Last time out for Notre Dame, they were a 59-53 winner as they battled Detroit at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. The Fighting Irish grabbed a 59-53 win over the Titans on Monday, behind a 13-point effort from Joey Brooks at Joyce Center.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Delaware State are 1-0
After a win are 7-3

A few Bearkats at Fighting Irish trends to consider:
Notre Dame is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
Notre Dame is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games

Next up:
Sam Houston State at Mercer, Monday, November 21
Notre Dame home to Delaware State, Friday, November 18