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Cardinal home to Fighting Irish in NCAAF betting action

Notre Dame Fighting IrishStanford Cardinal
Nov 26, 8:00 PM | Grass of Stanford Stadium

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Stanford Cardinal Odds

8-3TEAM RECORD10-1

The Stanford Cardinal can lock up an at-large BCS bowl berth this Saturday with a win at home over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Stanford has won each of their last two meetings against Notre Dame, but the Irish had won the previous six and hold the 5-3 ATS edge over the last eight games. Stanford started the season off 9-0 SU and ATS, but are 0-2 ATS in their last two games.

Andrew Luck threw for 257 yards and two touchdowns in Stanford’s 31-28 win over Cal in the rain last Saturday.

The Cardinal sport records of 10-1 and 9-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Fighting Irish sit at 8-3 and 5-6 ATS on the season. The over under records are 6-5 for the Cardinal and 4-6-1 for the Fighting Irish.

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Betting Line: If you're going with the Cardinal in this one, they're listed as 6.5-point favorites on the betting line for the contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 6-rated Cardinal and the No. 36-ranked Fighting Irish, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 54-41 result in favor of the Cardinal.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Stanford's No. 4-ranked offense (45 PPG) against a Fighting Irish defense that ranks No. 22 at 20.3 PPG. The Cardinal passing attack has averaged 276.6 yards per game, more than the Fighting Irish give up through the air (198.8 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Fighting Irish feature the league's No. 18-rated road run defense, allowing 111.2 yards per game. Stanford, meanwhile, ranks No. 31 in rushing offense at home.

Notre Dame won its last outing, a 16-14 result against Boston College on November 19. Notre Dame failed to cover in that game as a 24-point favorite, while the 30 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Stanford won its last outing, a 31-28 result against California on November 19. Stanford failed to cover in that game as a 17.5-point favorite, while the 59 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing outside the conference are 7-3

Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing outside the conference are 8-2

A few Fighting Irish at Cardinal trends to consider:
Notre Dame is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Notre Dame is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Notre Dame is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Stanford
Stanford is 18-1 SU in its last 19 games
Stanford is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Stanford's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Stanford's last 5 games

 

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