PACN has the television coverage for this Cardinal vs. Fighting Irish matchup. Kickoff takes place at 7:00 on Saturday, November 25th. This week 13 CFB showdown is being played at Stanford Stadium in Stanford CA. The odds for this week 13 non-conference matchup have the Fighting Irish as the 25 point favorite on the road. I have a strong take on how this plays out. Keep reading to get my best bets for this Saturday showdown.
NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH VS STANFORD CARDINAL BETTING PICK
The Pick: Stanford Cardinal +25
This game will be played at Stanford Stadium at 7:00 ET on Saturday, November 25th.
WHY BET THE STANFORD CARDINAL:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 37-14 in favor of Notre Dame.
- Even though we have Notre Dame winning straight-up, we like Stanford at +25.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 51.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 51 points.
Will Notre Dame Pull Through as the Favored Road Team?
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish take on the Stanford with a 8-3 record, including 2-2 on the road and 5-1 at home.
Notre Dame’s average scoring differential for the season is +21.5 leading to an ATS mark of 6-3-1. The Fighting Irish have been favored nine times and the underdog in one games
Across 11 games, the average over/under line in Notre Dame’s matchups is 51.2 points. These games have seen an average combined score of 53.5 points, resulting in an OU record of 6-4.
Notre Dame enters the game on offense with an average of 37.5, ranking them 13th in the NCAA. Their passing game has them at 44th in the nation, with an average of 257.5 passing yards per game. On the ground, they’re at 61st in rushing yards, with an average of 356 rushing attempts per game this season.
The Fighting Irish defense will take the field with 23 sacks and are 1st QB hurries. When it comes to points allowed, they’re at 16 points per game (54th). Against the pass, the team is 14th in the NCAA, allowing 148.5 passing yards per game. Additionally, Notre Dame’s run defense has 128.6 rushing yards per contest.
Can Stanford Secure a Home Victory?
So far, the Stanford Cardinal are 3-8, including going 2-2 on the road and 0-5 at home.
Stanford’s average scoring differential for the season is -15.6 leading to an ATS mark of 4-5. The Cardinal have been favored one time and the underdog in eight game
Over the course of 11 games, the average over/under line in Stanford’s matchups has been 58 points. These games have had an average combined score of 56.4 points, leading to an OU record of 3-6.
Stanford’s offense is averaging 20.4 points per game, which ranks them 87th in the NCAA. Through the air, they’re at 234.5 passing yards on average, putting them at 55th in the nation. Their rushing attack is currently 105th in rushing yards, with an average of 380 rushing attempts per game this season.
Ranked 25th in passing yards allowed per game, Stanford’s defense gets ready to take on Notre Dame. Opponents have attempted an average of 37.3 passes per game against the Cardinal. They’re allowing 36 points per contest, placing them 150th in college football. Their rush defense ranks 71st in the NCAA.