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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Pittsburgh Panthers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Heinz Field.
In their last action, Notre Dame was a 38-34 winner at home against Navy. They failed to cover the 16.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (72) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 21-10 result against Georgia Tech on November 2. Pittsburgh covered in that game as a 11.5-point underdog, while the 31 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Notre Dame has won 4 straight games.
Pittsburgh has lost 2 straight games.
Notre Dame: 7-2 SU, 3-5-1 ATS
Pittsburgh: 4-4 SU, 2-5-1 ATS
Notre Dame most recently:
When playing in November are 9-1
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Notre Dame is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Notre Dame is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Notre Dame's last 7 games on the road
Notre Dame is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Pittsburgh is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Notre Dame
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Notre Dame
Notre Dame home to BYU, Saturday, November 23
Pittsburgh home to North Carolina, Saturday, November 16