Notre Dame tries to bounce back from a stunning loss to Texas this Saturday when they host Nevada. The game takes place at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, IN. The game kicks off at 3:30 pm ET.
As a 3.5-point spread betting road favorite, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish underperformed in their first game of the season. Notre Dame lost 47 to 50. It was a stunning loss that careened the Irish from the Top 10. Nevada beat Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo 30 to 27 as a -21.5-point favorite in their first game of the season.
Bet Nevada Wolf Pack Vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish College Football Week 2 Spread
What: Nevada Wolf Pack (1-0) at No. 10 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (0-1)
When: Saturday, September 10, 2016
Start Time: 3:30 PM ET
Where: Notre Dame, IN
Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium
Spread: Irish -28
Game Total: 60.5
Stream: NBC Sports Live
Listen: Nevada vs Notre Dame
Why Bet on Nevada at +28
Nevada’s offense could score against Notre Dame’s defense. The Wolf Pack only amassed 363 total yards against Cal-Poly Slo. But out of those 363 totally yards, 157 were rushing yards. Nevada might be able to exploit a Notre Dame defense that allowed the Texas Longhorns to rush for 237 yards.
Why Bet on Notre Dame at -28
Notre Dame played an excellent game against Texas. Although the Irish ended up losing, they still played very well. Considering the losses that they had on defense, only giving up 37 points in regulation to a high-scoring Texas squad was actually a victory for the Irish. Notre Dame has a powerful offense. The Irish could bounce back in a big way on Saturday.
Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction
Notre Dame may not be as good on defense as it was last season. But the Irish are definitely better on offense this season than they were last season. Notre Dame appears capable of scoring at will. This is particularly true when QB DeShone Kizer is in the game.
What Nevada has to worry about is the fact that they gave up a stunning 27 points and 445 yards to Cal-Poly Slo, a Division II team, in their first game of the season. Notre Dame’s offense should have its way with Nevada’s defense. Nevada’s offense might be good for 17 points, but it won’t nearly be enough to cover the spread.