Texas vs. Notre Dame Trends
No. 11 Notre Dame gets to open its season at home under the lights against Texas. Are the trends backing a big win for the Irish?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Notre Dame is the favorite at home in this contest, as the Fighting Irish are getting odds of -10 points against the Longhorns. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 50.5 points. Texas and Notre Dame will meet this Saturday at 7:30PM ET on NBC.
The key trends for the point spread show that Texas is 4-1 against the spread in its last 5 road games, but just 2-5 ATS in its last 7 non-conference games. The trends for the Irish aren’t very strong as they are just 1-4 in their last 5 home games and 1-5 in their last 6 overall. Notre Dame was just 6-7 against the spread in the 2014 season while Texas was 7-6 ATS.
When it comes to the over/under total, Notre Dame has been strong with the over, hitting it in their last 6 games to end 2014. For the season, the Irish hit the over in 8 of 13 lined games. For Texas, the Longhorns have hit the under in 5 of their last 6 road games and in 16 of their last 21 games overall. In 2014, Texas hit the under in 9 of their 13 lined games.