|2013 March Madness Point Spread: Iowa State vs. Notre Dame Odds & Preview|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 22 March 2013 16:30|
Iowa State vs. Notre Dame Odds
DAYTON, OH (The Spread) - Notre Dame is only a small favorite despite being a No. 7 seed against No. 10 seed Iowa State tonight at 9:45PM ET.
According to odds makers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Fighting Irish are 1.5-point favorites over the Cyclones, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 141 points. Iowa State is 22-11 overall and 2-2 at neutral sites, while Notre Dame is 25-9 overall and 4-1 on neutral floors.
The game opened as a pick’em but the spread has been bet up to 1 or 1.5 depending on the sports book, while the over/under total opened at 139 and has been bet up to 140.5 or 141. Iowa State is 15-13 against the spread in lined games this year, while Notre Dame is 16-15 against the number this season.
The Cyclones are 11-4 against the spread in their last five games following a straight up loss and 5-2 against the number in their last seven games following an ATS loss, but they’re 1-4 ATS in their last five non-conference games.
The Fighting Irish, meanwhile, are 5-0 against the spread in their last five games following a straight up loss, 6-1 ATS in their last seven games following an ATS loss, and 4-1 ATS in their last five non-conference games. They’re also 4-1 ATS in their last five neutral site games, but they’re 1-7 ATS in their last eight Friday games and 0-5 ATS in their last five NCAA tournament games.
2013 March Madness Odds
837 Iowa State +1.5 (141)
838 Notre Dame -1.5