Wolverines face the Irish: Week 2 Odds

A great college football rivalry comes to an end - for the time being - when Michigan and Notre Dame get it on in South Bend on Saturday night.

The teams have met 31 times since 1978, with the Wolverines winnings six of the last eight in the series.

And even though Michigan is 1-6 SU, 2-4-1 ATS in its last seven games against ranked teams, that one SU victory came last year over the Irish at the Big House. Also, four of the last six meetings in this series have played OVER the totals. Notre Dame is 26-2 SU past 28 games when laying points.

Michigan Wolverines vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish sat as 6-point favorites, but had been bet down to -3.5, according to Bovada. The total was 55.5 midweek at GTbets.eu. The computer is picking a 35-30 upset for UM.

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Michigan Wolverines vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-0 so far on the season, and 1-0 ATS vs the point spread. The Michigan Wolverines, meanwhile, are 1-0 and 1-0 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Notre Dame go 1-0 and the Michigan Wolverines go 1-0 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Notre Dame vs Michigan injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish rated this week at No. 31 and the Michigan Wolverines sitting at No. 49.

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Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Michigan, they were a 52-14 winner as they battled Mountaineers at home. Michigan covered in the match as a -29-point favorite, while 66 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. In their last game, Michigan got a 170-yard performance from Derrick Green as a key part of its 52-14 win over Appalachian State.

Last time out for Notre Dame, they were a 48-17 winner as they battled Owls at home. Notre Dame covered in the match as a -19.5-point favorite, while 65 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Rice didnÆt make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Fighting Irish as Notre Dame blasted them 48-17 in Week 1 action.

Michigan Wolverines vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Odds Trends

Michigan is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Michigan is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Michigan's last 7 games
Michigan is 7-15-1 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
Notre Dame is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Notre Dame is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Notre Dame's last 5 games
Notre Dame is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Michigan home to Miami (Ohio), Saturday, September 13th
Notre Dame home to Purdue, Saturday, September 13th

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