Notre Dame at Michigan 10/26/19 - College Football Betting Odds & Picks
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan Wolverines
NCAAF: 7:30 PM EST
Oct. 26, 2019
Two top 20 ranked teams meet on Saturday at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan when the No. 8 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish visit the Michigan Wolverines in a Big Ten showdown. Notre Dame is 5-1 and had a bye this week. The Irish defeated the USC Trojans 30-27 the week prior to their bye. Tony Jones Jr. rushed for 176 yards while Jonathan Doerer kicked three field goals in the win for the Irish.
Michigan fell to 5-2 on the season following its 28-21 loss on the road to Penn State. Michigan trailed at the half 21-7 but had a chance to tie the game with two minutes remaining but on fourth and goal Ronnie Bell dropped a possibly tying touchdown. Michigan gained 417 yards of total offense against a tough Penn State defense and the momentum was on their side in the fourth but one play changed the outcome.
Ian Book has passed for 1,419 yards, 14 touchdowns and two interceptions for Notre Dame. The leading running back for the Fighting Irish is Tony Jones Jr. with 557 yards and four touchdowns. Wide receiver Chase Claypool leads the Irish with 394 yards and four touchdowns. Alohi Gilman is Notre Dame’s leader in tackles with 38.
Michigan starting quarterback Shea Patterson has thrown for 1,522 yards, nine touchdowns and four interceptions. The leading rusher for the Wolverines is Zach Charbonnet with 457 yards and seven touchdowns, while the leading receiver is Ronnie Bell with 432 yards. Khaleke Hudson leads Michigan in tackles with 64.
Recent Betting Trends:
Notre Dame is 4-1 ATS in its last 5
The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Irish’s last 9
Michigan is 3-8 ATS in its last 11
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Wolverines last 5
Free Betting Pick: Michigan Wolverines -2.5
Michigan may have lost to Penn State but played extremely well against the Nittany Lions gaining 417 yards on offense and scoring 21 points against a team that allows just 10.0 points per game. The Wolverines were one dropped catch in the end zone from tying the game. Notre Dame had its hands full with USC and will be slightly rusty coming off a bye and playing on the road in front of over 100,000 Wolverines fans. Final Score Prediction, Michigan Wolverines win and cover ATS 31-27