The undefeated Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be in Blacksburg, Virginia to face the Virginia Tech Hokies. The Irish are 5-0 and need a win to stay in playoff contention while a Hokies win will keep Virginia Tech in line for a bowl game.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Spread & ATS Pick
What: College Football Week 6
Who: #6 Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. #22 Virginia Tech Hokies
Where: Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, VA
When: 8 PM ET, Saturday, Oct 6th, 2018
Stream: Watch ESPN
Spread: Notre Dame -7
Moneyline: Irish -275/Hokies +235
Why Bet Notre Dame
Notre Dame is 5-0 for the first time since 2014. Last week, the Irish beat then-No. 7 Stanford by a 38-17 score. That was their second win versus a ranked opponent.
How is Notre Dame winning? Head coach Brian Kelly handed the offense to Ian Book who took over as QB in place of Brandon Wimbush. Book has completed 52 of 70 passes for seven touchdowns and no interceptions this season. That is a 74.3% completion rate.
Since the QB switch, the Irish have scored 94 points in two games. That’s a 47-point average. Plus the Notre Dame defense has given up just 94 points in five games all season. That’s an average of 18.8 points allowed per game.
Why Bet Virginia Tech
This will be just the second time Virginia Tech has faced Notre Dame ever. Their last and only other meeting was in South Bend two years ago when the Hokies came back from behind to win 34-31.
Moreover, the Hokies are 2-0 SU and ATS against ranked teams this season. Virginia Tech also has won straight up twice as a betting underdog.
Notre Dame vs. Virginia Tech ATS Pick
Notre Dame is a wrecking machine. The Hokies will be the Irish’s latest victim.
Virginia Tech home game totals have an Under record of 38-26-2 over the last decade. The Hokies have gone Under the game total in 10 of their last 14 games. Moreover, the Under is 11-5 in night games at Lane Stadium.
Bet the Irish and the Under.