Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma Odds

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NORMAN, OK (The Spread) – No. 5 Notre Dame faces its toughest challenge to this season to date on Saturday when it hits the road to play No. 8 Oklahoma at 8PM ET on ABC.

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Notre Dame is 7-0 on the season and 3-0 on the road while Oklahoma is 5-1 overall and 3-1 at home. The Fighting Irish are 4-3 against the spread this season while the Sooners are 4-2 ATS. These two last met in 1999 with Notre Dame winning 34-30.

Trends show that Notre Dame is just 3-7 against the spread in its last 10 games against a team with a winning record. Oklahoma is 6-1 against the spread in its last 7 non-conference games and 4-1 ATS in its last 5 home games.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Oklahoma is the clear favorite in this game, as the Sooners are getting odds of -12 points against Notre Dame. The over/under total has been set at 48.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Oklahoma favored by 9.5 points. The spread was never lower than that and is currently at its peak of Oklahoma -12.

Notre Dame is coming off a 17-14 win vs. BYU last week. The Fighting Irish have won four games this year by 7 points or less. On the season, the Irish are holding opponents to just 9.4 points per game, which ranks second in the nation. On offense, Notre Dame is scoring 25.9 points per contest. The offense is being led by running back Theo Riddick, who has rushed for 451 yards and three touchdowns on the year.

Oklahoma is coming off a 52-7 win over Kansas last week. The Sooners have won three straight since losing to Kansas State, 24-19, at home. The Sooners have one of the top offenses in the country, as they are scoring 44.7 points per game. The defense is also limiting opponents to only 15.3 points per game. Quarterback Landry Jones has thrown for 1,653 yards and 12 touchdowns this season to lead the team.

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In terms of Injuries, Notre Dame kicker Nick Tausch is doubtful for this game with a groin injury while safety Austin Collinsworth is out with a shoulder injury. Oklahoma defensive end Chaz Nelson and offensive lineman Nila Kasatati are both out with knee injuries.

The Public Bets for this game are backing Oklahoma. The Sooners are getting 62% of the wagers with odds of -12 points against Notre Dame on Saturday.

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