Records: Notre Dame 20-6 (8-5 in Big East), Pittsburgh 20-6 (8-5 in Big East)
Kick-off: 7 p.m. EST
Spread: Pittsburgh by 10
Last meeting: Notre Dame 72, Pittsburgh 59 (2011)
Points per game: The Fighting Irish are averaging 72.8 points per game while Pittsburgh is averaging 71.
Rebounds per game: Notre Dame averages 36.2 boards per outing while the Panthers are averaging 35.3 rebounds per game.
Assists per game: The Fighting Irish are putting up 17.9 assists per outing while Pittsburgh is averaging 17.2 per game.
Field goal percentage: Notre Dame is shooting .480 while the Panthers come in shooting .480 this season.
Thoughts: The Fighting Irish are coming off a loss to Providence while the Panthers dropped their last game to Marquette. Winning on the road in the Big East is never easy so look for Pittsburgh to pull out a win here. However, I like Notre Dame with the points in this one.
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