|NBC College Football Game of the Week Odds: Oklahoma vs. Notre Dame|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 26 September 2013 08:00|
Oklahoma vs. Notre Dame Odds
Notre Dame is 3-1 on the season, 2-0 at home and 0-3-1 against the spread. Oklahoma is 3-0 overall, 2-1 against the spread and playing in its first road game. Notre Dame has won its last two meetings with Oklahoma.
Trends show that Notre Dame is 1-5-1 against the spread in its last 7 home games and 5-12-1 ATS in its last 18 games in September. Oklahoma is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 non-conference games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oklahoma is the favorite on the road in this game, as the Sooners have odds of -3.5 points against Notre Dame. The over/under total for the game has been set at 49 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Oklahoma favored by 3 points. The spread climbed to a peak of 4 points before falling back to Oklahoma -3.5. The over/under total for the game opened at 48.5 points and reached a peak of 49.5 before moving back to 49.
Oklahoma is coming off a 51-20 win over Tulsa two weeks ago. The Sooners are scoring 33.7 points per game on offense, while the defense is holding opponents to just 9 points per game. Quarterback Blake Bell has thrown for 451 yards and four touchdowns on the year while Brennan Clay has rushed for 262 yards and two touchdowns.
Notre Dame is 3-1 on the season following a 17-13 win over Michigan State last weekend at home. The Fighting Irish have given up 21 points per game on defense while the offense is posting just 26.5 points per game. Tommy Rees has had a strong start to the year, throwing for 1,111 yards and eight touchdowns while DaVaris Daniels and T.J. Jones have combined for 41 receptions, 609 yards and six touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Oklahoma has no new injuries to report. Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire is questionable with a throat injury.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Oklahoma, as the Sooners are getting 77% of the wagers with odds of -3.5 points at Notre Dame on Saturday.