Notre Dame vs. Texas Tech Prediction
The upset minded Notre Dame Fighting Irish will look to pull off another surprise in the NCAA Tournament when they take on Texas Tech at 7:10 p.m. ET on Sunday. Listed as 8-point underdogs, will the Irish at least cover in their second round matchup with the Red Raiders?
827 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (+8) vs. 828 Texas Tech Red Raiders (-8); o/u 132.5
7:10 p.m. ET, Viejas Arena, San Diego, CA
March Madness Betting Prediction
The Fighting Irish are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games as an underdog, have covered in 10 of their last 13 games when facing an opponent that owns a winning record and are 6-2 at the window in their last eight games overall. Notre Dame is also 5-2 against the spread in its last seven games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600 and is 12-5 at the window in its last 17 games coming off a win.
The Red Raiders, meanwhile, have failed to cover in five of their last seven games despite cashing against Montana State in their first round matchup on Friday. They’re also 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 neutral site games as a favorite, are winless at the betting window in their last four games coming off a win and are just 2-5 against the number in their last seven games after winning by 20 or more points in their previous contest.
MARCH MADNESS BETTING PREDICTION: NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH +8