Notre Dame vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Notre Dame Wins 15-12
The Fighting Irish grabbed a Week 4 victory over the Panthers on Saturday, winning 15-12 at Heinz Field.
Bettors who backed the Fighting Irish were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 7. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 56.5.
Tommy Rees completed 24 of 41 pass attempts for 216 yards for the Fighting Irish in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Panthers defense.
Ray Graham rushed for 89 yards for Pittsburgh, while Zach Brown added 12 yards. Tino Sunseri threw for 165 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Mike Shanahan and Ray Graham had 64 and 43 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh was outgained by Notre Dame 398-268 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-19 by the Fighting Irish.
The time of possession battle favored Notre Dame as their offense was on the field for 31:00, longer than the 29:00 of their opponents.
Next game, Notre Dame takes its act on the road to face Purdue looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face South Florida.