Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan Wolverines NCAA Football Betting Picks

Notre Dame & Michigan Renew NCAA Football Betting Rivalry

Certainly, Michigan has a media propaganda hype machine that is hard to match.  Each year is touted as THE year for the Maize and Blue.  But since their 1997 half of a national championship, the Wolverines have been more hat and fewer cattle.  However, their loss at Penn State at last week’s White Out was actually encouraging.  Michigan had the NCAA Football betting payout and significantly outgained the Nittany Lions.  Quarterback Shea Patterson and the offense had their best performance of the season.  Notre Dame will be visiting Michigan after two weeks of rest and preparation.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Vs. Michigan Wolverines

Date and Time:Saturday, October 26, 2019, 7:30 p.m. ET
Location:Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Notre Dame Vs. Michigan TV Coverage:ABC
College Football Betting Online Odds at SBG:
TeamSpreadTotalML
Notre Dame+1 (-110)51 (-110)-102
Michigan-1 (-110)51 (-110)-118
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Notre Dame Fighting Irish Vs. Michigan Wolverines Overview

Michigan has an offshore betting record of 5-2 straight up, 3-4 vs. the odds, and 5-2 over the total. Last week the Wolverines lost at Penn State 28-21 as 7.5-point dogs. A dropped UM touchdown pass prevented the game from going into overtime. Overall Michigan ranks 81st for total offense but 14th for defense.

Notre Dame is 5-1 straight up, 4-2 with the line, and 2-4 under the total. Following a 30-27 win over USC as 10.5-point home overlays was a bye week. Nationally the Irish 13th for scoring offense and 15th for points allowed.

Key Fighting Irish: QB Ian Book (1419 YDS, 63% COMP, 8.3 AVG, 14 TD, 2 INT, 9 SACK, 157.5 RTG), RB Tony Jones Jr (80 ATT, 557 YDS, 7.0 AVG, 4 TD), WR Chase Claypool (27 REC, 394 YDS, 14.6 AVG, 4 TD), PK Jonathan Doerer (27-27N XP, 6-7 FG), DL Khalid Kareem (20 TACKLES 3.5 SACKS)

Key Wolverines: QB Shea Patterson (1522 YDS, 57.4% COMP, 7.5 AVG, 9 TD, 4 INT, 12 SACK, 131.5 RTG), RB Zach Charbonnet (94 ATT, 457 YDS, 4.9 AVG, 7 TD), WR Ronnie Bell (24 REC, 432 YDS, 18.0 AVG, 0 TD), LB Jordan Glasgow (51 TACKLES, 4 SACKS)

Notre Dame vs. Michigan ATS Stats

The Fighting Irish are:

6-4-1 against the spread on the road
4-3 over the total in their last seven away games
1-5 on the board in their last six visits to the Big House
3-0 over the total at Michigan Stadium
5-8-2 vs. the line when playing on the road at Big Ten schools
6-1-1 over the total at Big Ten opponents

The Wolverines are:

9-4 against the spread in their last 13 matchups at the Big House
6-4 over the total at Michigan Stadium
1-3 with the line in their last four games against Note Dame
1-3 under the total in their last four head to head meetings with the Fighting Irish
5-1 on the board when hosting independent schools
3-5 under the total in their last eight Big House matchup vs. Independent teams

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan Wolverines NCAA Football Betting Picks

In this situation, Michigan is showing much better than at the start of the season. Notre Dame has not had good NCAA Football Betting success at the Big House. Specifically, the Michigan defense should keep the Maize and Blue in the game. More emphatically the offense finally has the look of something good.

Notre Dame Vs. Michigan NCAA Football Betting Pick: Michigan Wolverines
Notre Dame Vs. Michigan NCAA Football Betting Score Prediction: Michigan 31, Notre Dame 20

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