|2013 NBC College Football Week 6 Odds: Arizona State vs. Notre Dame|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 04 October 2013 10:00|
Notre Dame vs. Arizona State Odds
Notre Dame is 3-2 on the season but 0-4-1 against the spread. Arizona State is 3-1 overall and 2-2 against the spread. The Sun Devils have hit the over in all four games while the Irish have hit the over three times. These two haven’t met since 1999.
Trends show that Arizona State is 5-2 against the spread in its last 7 games overall while Notre Dame is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on fieldturf.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Arizona State is favored on the road, as the Sun Devils are getting odds of -5.5 points at Notre Dame on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 62 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Arizona State favored by 5.5 points. The spread dropped to 5 before moving back to 5.5 The over/under total opened at 62 points and fell back to 61.5 before climbing back up to 62 points.
Arizona State is coming off a 62-41 win over USC at home last week. The Sun Devils have been impressive on offense, averaging 44.3 points and 505.1 yards per game. Taylor Kelly has thrown for 1,370 yards and 11 touchdowns to lead the offense while receiver Jaelen Strong has caught 31 passes for 433 yards and two touchdowns. Marion Grice has added 256 rushing yards with eight touchdowns.
Notre Dame fell to 3-2 last week when it lost to Oklahoma, 35-21. The Fighting Irish have allowed at least 24 points in three of their last four games and are giving up 23.8 points per game this season. The offense hasn’t been moving the ball that well, posting just 25.4 points per game. Quarterback Tommy Rees has thrown for 1,215 yards and 10 touchdowns for Notre Dame, while T.J. Jones and DaVaris Daniels have combined for 49 receptions for 664 yards and 7 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire (throat) is questionable for this game. Arizona State defensive lineman Jaxon Hood is probable despite an undisclosed injury.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Arizona State, as the Sun Devils are getting 57% of the wagers with odds of -5.5 points vs. Notre Dame on Saturday.