The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will hit the gridiron for their 2016 home opener against the Nevada Wolf Pack on Saturday afternoon still searching for their first straight-up win of the season.
The Fighting Irish opened their campaign with a 50-47 loss to the Texas Longhorns, also picking up the defeat against the spread as 4.5-point road favorites in a see-saw battle on Sunday night.
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- Notre Dame is 6-0 SU and 5-1 ATS in its last six games at home.
- Notre Dame is 4-0 ATS in its last four games against the Mountain West.
- Nevada is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games on the road.
That loss ended Notre Dame’s four-game SU win streak in season openers, and also extended their current SU losing streak to three games.
Notre Dame’s hopes for a berth in last season’s College Football Playoff were dashed with a 38-36 loss to Stanford as 4-point chalk in Week 13 last year, and the squad was dominated by Ohio State in a 44-28 Fiesta Bowl loss.
The Wolf Pack, meanwhile, opened their schedule with a 30-27 win over the FCS Cal Poly Mustangs, but disappointed bettors by posting the against the spread loss as big 20.5-point chalk.
Nevada struggled to a 7-6 SU record in 2015, but finished strong, going 4-2 SU in their final six games, 5-1 ATS. However, the Wolf Pack were blown out 35-0 as 14-point underdogs the last time they visited Notre Dame, in 2009.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans looking to back the visiting Nevada Wolf Pack in this one found them as 26-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.
Odds – Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 36-25 win for the Fighting Irish on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Nevada Wolf Pack vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Nevada Wolf Pack will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-1 ATS against the spread this season, while the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 0-0 ATS. Nevada is 0-1 on the over under betting totals; Notre Dame is 0-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Notre Dame vs Nevada injuries news.
The game pits the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, currently No. 26 in our Odds – Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Nevada Wolf Pack, who rate No. 60 in the latest survey.
The Fighting Irish suffered a Week 1 loss against Texas in their last game, falling 50-47 at Memorial Stadium.
- Nevada is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
- Nevada is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
- Nevada is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
- Nevada is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games on the road
- Notre Dame is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
- Notre Dame is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
- The total has gone OVER in 15 of Notre Dame’s last 22 games
- Notre Dame is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Nevada home to Buffalo, Saturday, September 17th
Notre Dame home to Michigan State, Saturday, September 17th
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